Metatarsal Bone


Bone Name
Metatarsal Bone

Skeletal Division
Appendicular

Description
A long bone that is distinctly four sided.

Articulation
With the tarsals on the proximal end and the phlanges on the distal end

Number
One large and one small metatarsal per hind limb

Common Name
Cannon bone

Appears In Crossection
Does not appear

Location
Distal area of the hindlimb

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