Tuberosity of fifth metatarsal bone [V] - Tuberositas ossis metatarsi quinti [V]

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The tuberosity of fifth metatarsal bone [V] is a rough eminence, on the lateral side of the base of fifth metatarsal bone for the attachment of the peroneus brevis muscle.


This definition incorporates text from a public domain edition of Gray's Anatomy (20th U.S. edition of Gray's Anatomy of the Human Body, published in 1918 – from http://www.bartleby.com/107/).

Anatomical hierarchy

General Anatomy > Bones; Skeletal system > Appendicular skeleton > Bones of lower limb > Free part of lower limb > Bones of foot > Metatarsals [I-V] > Tuberosity of fifth metatarsal bone [V]

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