Third metatarsal bone
|Bone: Third metatarsal bone|
|The third metatarsal. (Left.)|
|Bones of the right foot. Dorsal surface.|
|Latin||os metatarsale III|
|Gray's||subject #64 274|
The third metatarsal bone articulates proximally, by means of a triangular smooth surface, with the third cuneiform; medially, by two facets, with the second metatarsal; and laterally, by a single facet, with the fourth metatarsal.
This last facet is situated at the dorsal angle of the base.
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