A metatarsal bone that distally_connected_to a proximal phalanx of pedal digit 3[Automatically generated definition]. [ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Third_metatarsal_bone ]

Synonyms: metatarsal III metatarsal bone digit 3 metatarsal 3 foot digit 3 metatarsal bone metatarsal bone of digit III third metatarsal bone toe 3 metatarsus toe 3 metatarsal metatarsal bone of foot digit 3

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external definition

The third metatarsal bone articulates proximally, by means of a triangular smooth surface, with the third cuneiform; medially, by two facets, with the second metatarsal; and laterally, by a single facet, with the fourth metatarsal. This last facet is situated at the dorsal angle of the base[Wikipedia:Third_metatarsal_bone].

Dumb-bell-shaped bone of endochondral origin with cartilaginous epiphyses that articulates with tarsal 3 proximally and with the proximal phalanx of digit III distally.[AAO]

has narrow synonym

hindlimb cannon bone

has related synonym

hindlimb digit 3 metatarsal