An element formed from the fusion of metapodium bones 2, 3 and 4 in the pedal autopod. [ ]

Synonyms: fused central metatarsals fused metatarsals 2-4

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cannon bone

metatarsal 2+3+4



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taxon notes

The cannon bone of the 3-toed jerboa (jaculus jaculus) is the postnatal fusion of the 3 central metatarsals, which are distinct ossified elements prenatally