noun (plural metatarsi /-sē/ /-ˌsī/)
1.1The part of the foot between the ankle and the toes.
- For each adult we measured body mass to the nearest 0.01 g using an electronic scale and measured the length of the metatarsus to the nearest 0.1 mm using slide calipers.
- A double metatarsus operation left his left toe without sensation and he had to skip most of the 1975 season.
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