First Metatarsal

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Shortest and thickest metatarsal.

Head has two plantar grooves for sesamoid bones.

 

Ossification:             -           ossifies from centres in shaft (appears about 10th intrauterine week) and base (appears in 3rd year) – unites in 17th to 20th year

 

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