Metatarsal bones

The meta-tarsal bones is the collective name for a a group of 5 bones in each foot.

The location of the meta-tarsal bones is indicated in the diagram. All the meta-tarsal bones are shaded pink and can be found between the tarsal bones (of the ankle, shown shaded blue) and the phalanges of the feet (toes, shown shaded green).

More about Foot and Leg Bones:

This website includes many pages about bones and the skeletal system. The following pages may be of interest. These also link to further pages about related topics such as specific types of fractures, bone diseases and so on.

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