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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Bones of the foot between the ankle and the toes.

Usage examples (10)
  • Their elongate, fused metatarsi thus bears three distinct distal condyles and look, at least superficially, remarkably like the tarsometatarsi of birds.
  • The quadriceps group of muscles is assisted by the anterior digital extensor (extensor pedis) peroneus tertius and tibialis anticus (flexor metatarsi) muscles.
  • By plotting the lengths of femora, tibiae and metatarsi onto ternary diagrams, Daniel Elvidge and David Unwin found that pterosaurs occupied a tight, compact group of...
  • Their feet have four toes at the end of elongated metatarsi that they rest on when standing. for more
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