Pronunciation: (met"u-tär'sus), [key]
—pl. -siPronunciation: (-sī). [key] Anat., Zool.
the part of a foot or hind limb, esp. its bony structure, included between the tarsus and the toes or phalanges. See diag. under skeleton.
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