Dictionary of Human Evolution and Biology

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Of or pertaining to the region between the ankle and the toes of the foot or hind paw. The metatarsal bones are numbered I-V beginning with the medial metatarsal. Each metatarsal bone is bound by ligaments to form the foot arches.

See metatarsus.

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