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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The skeleton of the human foot between the toes and the small bones of the ankle.

Usage examples (31)
  • Common examples are in fractures of the metacarpus and metatarsus of the first phalanx.
  • Feet black, webbed, the membrane being deeply notched, great toe articulated to the metatarsus.
  • The hock is said to be curbed when the normal appearance, viewed from the side, is that of bulging posteriorly at any point between the summit of the calcaneum and the upper...
  • The thigh bone corresponds to the humerus; the tibia and fibula to the ulna and radius; the ankle to the wrist; and the metatarsus and the phalanges of the foot, to the... for more
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