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What are the three regions of the foot?
Tarsus (ankle)

Metatarsus

Phalanges
How many bones are in the tarsus?
7
What are the 7 bones of the tarsus?
Talus

Calcaneus

Navicular

Cuboid

Cuneiform x3
Which is the largest and strongest tarsal bone?
Calcaneus
Which is the only bone of the foot to articulate with the leg?
Talus
With which parts of the leg does the talus articulate?
Medial malleolus of tibia

Lateral malleolus of fibula
How many bones form the metatarsus?
5 (1-5)
What is considered the 1st metatarsal bone?
Numbered medial to lateral, so the first metatarsal is the most medial
What are the three regions of each metatarsal?
Proximal base

Medial shaft

Distal head
Which tarsal bone does the first metatarsal articulate with?
First cuneiform
Which tarsal bone does the 2nd metatarsal articulate with?
2nd cuneiform bone
Which tarsal bone does the 3rd metatarsal bone articulate with?
3rd cuneiform bone
Which tarsal bone does the 4th metatarsal bone articulate with?
Cuboid
Which tarsal bone does the 5th metatarsal bone articulate with?
Cuboid
The distal bones of the foot are the...
Phalanges
Which phalanx is the big toe?
1
Give the alternate name for the big toe.
Hallux