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Medical Term:

tuberosity of fifth metatarsal (bone) [V]


a tubercle at the base of this bone, the posterior part of which is attached the tendon of the peroneus brevis muscle.

Synonym(s): tuberositas ossis metatarsalis quinti [V]TA

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