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M-P
M-P Abbreviation for Metatarsal Phalangeal joint.
Maintain
To keep in an existing state (as of size, shape, or position)
Malleolus
Term for the ankle bone. Those on the inside of the legs are medial malleoli (plural for malleolus) which are the lower end of the tibia bones; those on the outside of the legs are lateral malleoli which are the lower end of the fibula bones.
Mark
A visible trace or impression, as a spot, dent, or line.
Medial
Medial Term used to denote position at or closer to the midline of the body.
Met-Head (Metatarsal Head)
Met-Head (Metatarsal Head) The head or distal end of the metatarsal bone.
Metatarsal
Metatarsal Bones of the foot between the tarsus (midfoot bones) and the phalanges (toe) bones. Designated with ordinal numbers (1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, or 5th) starting from the most medial (1st metatarsal) to most lateral (5th metatarsal).
Metatarsal Phalangeal Joint
Metatarsal Phalangeal Joint Joint between the metatarsal and phalangeal bones often with ordinal number to designate the location (1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, or 5th).
Midfoot
The middle region of the foot (navicular, cuboid, and cuneiforms).
Mild
Of very slight degree, quality or extent.
Moderate
Of average or medium degree, quality or extent.
Modify
To change a mold in shape, form, alignment or size.
Mold
A solid model of a foot, leg or other body part. A mold is first created by pouring plaster into a cast and allowing the plaster to harden; (same as: plaster positive).