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metatarsophalangeal joints


Definition: the condylar or ellipsoid synovial joints between the heads of the metatarsals and the bases of the proximal phalanges of the toes.

Synonym(s): articulationes metatarsophalangeaeTA, metatarsophalangeal articulations, MP joints2

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