The metatarsal bones are five long, cylindrical bones in the foot. The bones make up the central skeleton of the foot and are held in an arch formation by surrounding ligaments. The metatarsal bones are joined to the toe bones at the metatarsophalangeal joint, or the knuckles on the toes.
Join our Newsletter and receive our free ebook: Guide to Mastering the Study of Anatomy
We hate spam as much as you do. Unsubscribe at any time.