metatarsectomy

[ mĕt′ə-tär-sĕktə-mē ]

n.

Excision of the metatarsus.

Nearby words

  1. metatag,
  2. metatarsal,
  3. metatarsal arch,
  4. metatarsal artery,
  5. metatarsalgia,
  6. metatarsophalangeal,
  7. metatarsophalangeal joint,
  8. metatarsus,
  9. metatarsus latus,
  10. metatarsus varus


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