noun, plural met·a·tar·si [met-uh-tahr-sahy] /ˌmɛt əˈtɑr saɪ/. Anatomy, Zoology.
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Met a tar' sal, one of the bones of the metatarsus, between the ankle and the toes.A Guide for the Study of Animals|Worrallo Whitney
Soles of fore-feet and terminal portion of those of hind-pair naked; under surface of metatarsus clothed with hair.
The calamistrum is very short, and near the base of the fourth metatarsus, where it can easily be seen.The Common Spiders of the United States|James Henry Emerton
The soles of the feet are covered with hairs upon the tarsus and metatarsus.The Cambridge Natural History, Vol X., Mammalia|Frank Evers Beddard
(b) a middle row called respectively the metacarpus and metatarsus.The Vertebrate Skeleton|Sidney H. Reynolds