Tuberosity of first metatarsal bone [l] - Tuberositas ossis metatarsi primi [l]

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The plantar angle of first metatarsal bone presents a rough oval prominence, the tuberosity of first metatarsal bone, for the insertion of the tendon of the Peronæus longus.


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 first metatarsal bone [l]

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