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Bones of the foot

 

Bones of the foot (dorsal view): five-toed organ at the end of a human leg that supports the body and is used for walking.
Great toe: the largest of the digits of the foot, situated on its inner edge.
2nd toe: digit of the foot between the big toe and the third toe.
3rd toe: middle digit of the foot.
4th toe: digit of the foot between the third toe and the little toe.
Little toe: the smallest of the digits of the foot, situated on its outer edge.
Distal phalanx: bone at the end of a toe.
Middle phalanx: small central bone of a toe.
Proximal phalanx: the small bone of a toe closest to the foot.
Phalanges of the toes: jointed segments of a toe.
Metatarsal bones: parts of the skeleton of a foot between the tarsus and the toes.
Tarsal bones: te back of the skeleton of a foot.
Tarsometatarsal joint (TM): flexible joint connecting the tarsal and the metatarsal bones.
Metatarsophalangeal joint (MT): flexible joint connecting the metatarsal bone and the phalange.
Interphalangeal joint: joint between the first and second phalanges.
Interphalangeal joint (IP): joint between the second and third phalanges.




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