To the tarsus succeeds the metatarsus, whose form reminds us very much of that of the metacarpals.
There is great similarity between Dinosaurs and Pterodactyles seen in the region of the instep, known as the metatarsus.
Common examples are in fractures of the metacarpus and metatarsus of the first phalanx.
The bones of the carpus, tarsus, metacarpus and metatarsus are all free; the toes are four to two in number on each foot.
Feet black, webbed, the membrane being deeply notched, great toe articulated to the metatarsus.
The Suricate has but four toes on each foot; the tarsus and the metatarsus are naked below.
The fourth metatarsus is curved in on the outer side, where the calamistrum is placed.
From the fused nails the middle toe, being the longer, passes in a curve to the distal end of the metatarsus.
Met a tar' sal, one of the bones of the metatarsus, between the ankle and the toes.
The soles of the feet are covered with hairs upon the tarsus and metatarsus.
metatarsus met·a·tar·sus (mět'ə-tär'səs)
n. pl. met·a·tar·si (-sī, -sē)
The middle part of the foot that forms the instep and includes the five bones between the toes and ankle.