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 for metatarsus
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Metatarsus \Met`a*tar"sus\, n.; pl. Metatarsi. [NL. See
     Meta-, and Tarsus.] (Anat.)
     That part of the skeleton of the hind or lower limb between
     the tarsus and phalanges; metatarse. It consists, in the
     human foot, of five bones. See Illustration in Appendix.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: the skeleton of the human foot between the toes and the
           tarsus; the corresponding part of the foot in birds or of
           the hind foot in quadrupeds

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