metatarsophalangeal

[ mĕt′ə-tär′sō-fə-lănjē-əl, -fā- ]

adj.

Of or relating to the metatarsal bones and the phalanges of the foot, especially the articulations between them.

Nearby words

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


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