Pain in the forefoot in the region of the heads of the metatarsals. [meta- + G. algos, pain]
- Morton m. SYN: Morton neuralgia.

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meta·tar·sal·gia -.tär-'sal-j(ē-)ə n a cramping burning pain below and between the metatarsal bones where they join the toe bones see MORTON'S TOE

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meta·tar·sal·gia (met″ə-tahr-salґjə) [meta- + tars- + -algia] pain and tenderness in the metatarsal region.

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  • metatarsalgia — ˌ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˌtärˈsaljēə noun ( s) Etymology: New Latin, from metatarsus + algia : a cramping burning pain below and between the metatarsal bones where they join the toe bones called also Morton s toe * * * ‖ metatarsalgia Path. (ˌmɛtətɑːˈsældʒɪə) …   Useful english dictionary

  • metatarsalgia — me·ta·tar·sal·gì·a s.f. TS med. sindrome dolorosa del piede che si manifesta spec. durante la deambulazione, causata dall appiattimento della volta plantare o da un neurinoma {{line}} {{/line}} DATA: 1957. ETIMO: comp. di metatarso e algia …   Dizionario italiano

  • metatarsalgia — pl.f. metatarsalgie …   Dizionario dei sinonimi e contrari

  • metatarsalgia — meta·tar·sal·gia …   English syllables

  • metatarsalgia — n. aching pain in the metatarsal bones of the foot. It usually arises beneath the metatarsal heads in the transverse plantar arch. Repeated injury, arthritis, and deformities of the foot are common causes, and corrective footwear and insoles may… …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • metatarsalgia de Morton — una forma de dolor de pie o metatarsalgia producida por la compresión de una rama del nervio plantar por las cabezas metatarsianas. La compresión crónica puede ocasionar un neuroma [ICD 10: G57.6] …   Diccionario médico

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