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Descriptor English: Foot Bones
Descriptor Spanish: Huesos del Pie
Descriptor Portuguese: Ossos do Pé
Descriptor French: Os du pied
Entry term(s): Bone, Foot
Bones of Feet
Bones of Foot
Bones, Foot
Feet Bone
Feet Bones
Foot Bone
Tree number(s): A02.835.232.043.300
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D005529
Scope note: The TARSAL BONES; METATARSAL BONES; and PHALANGES OF TOES. The tarsal bones consists of seven bones: CALCANEUS; TALUS; cuboid; navicular; internal; middle; and external cuneiform bones. The five metatarsal bones are numbered one through five, running medial to lateral. There are 14 phalanges in each foot, the great toe has two while the other toes have three each.
Annotation: general or unspecified; prefer specifics; permitted with all vertebrates; Manual 21.58
Allowable Qualifiers: AB abnormalities
AH anatomy & histology
BS blood supply
CH chemistry
CY cytology
DE drug effects
DG diagnostic imaging
EM embryology
EN enzymology
GD growth & development
IM immunology
IN injuries
IR innervation
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
PA pathology
PH physiology
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
RE radiation effects
SU surgery
TR transplantation
UL ultrastructure
VI virology
Previous Indexing: Foot (1966-1997)
specific bones of foot (1966-1997)
Public MeSH Note: 98
History Note: 98; use explode 1988-97
Related: Foot MeSH
DeCS ID: 22897
Unique ID: D005529
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Date Established: 1998/01/01
Date of Entry: 1987/04/02
Revision Date: 2018/06/29
Foot Bones - Preferred
Concept UI M0008715
Scope note The TARSAL BONES; METATARSAL BONES; and PHALANGES OF TOES. The tarsal bones consists of seven bones: CALCANEUS; TALUS; cuboid; navicular; internal; middle; and external cuneiform bones. The five metatarsal bones are numbered one through five, running medial to lateral. There are 14 phalanges in each foot, the great toe has two while the other toes have three each.
Preferred term Foot Bones
Entry term(s) Bone, Foot
Bones of Feet
Bones of Foot
Bones, Foot
Feet Bone
Feet Bones
Foot Bone



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