Definition of Metatarsal arch
1. Noun. The short lateral arch formed by the heads of the metatarsals.
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Literary usage of Metatarsal arch
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Medical Record by George Frederick Shrady, Thomas Lathrop Stedman, Joseph Meredith Toner Collection (Library of Congress) (1898)
"The metatarsal arch is, of course, not a permanent arch, for when weight is borne the ... By a weak or depressed anterior metatarsal arch one means that its ..."
2. A Treatise on Orthopaedic Surgery by Royal Whitman (1919)
"The Anterior metatarsal arch.—In the normal foot ... but the strain on the metatarsal arch is relieved somewhat by the balancing action of the muscles about ..."
3. Practipedics: The Science of Giving Foot Comfort and Correcting the Cause of by William Mathias Scholl (1917)
"Showing four models of the Anterior metatarsal arch Support, ... Where the longitudinal arch is weakened as well as the Anterior metatarsal arch. No. 2. ..."
4. Diagnostic Therapeutics: A Guide for Practitioners in Diagnosis by Aid of by Albert Abrams (1910)
"Anterior metatarsalgia refers to pain and discomfort about the anterior metatarsal arch. It is most frequently caused by incorrect shoes. ..."
5. The Human foot, anatomy, deformities and treatment by William Mathias Scholl (1916)
"96 Anterior metatarsal arch Support, Fitted One with Stocking, ... In the milder cases of callosities I use my Anterior metatarsal arch support with the ..."
6. Clinical Journal (1897)
"... goes with the condition of flat- foot, which is frequently found in these cases ; indeed, the anterior transverse metatarsal arch has fallen. ..."