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Metatarsals

9-12 weeks in utero

2

Phalanges

9-12 weeks in utero

3

Talus

Month 6 in utero

4

Calcaneus

4-7 months in utero

5

Cuboid

Birth

6

Lateral cuneiform

Year 1

7

Medial cuneiform

Year 2

8

Intermediate cuneiform

Year 3

9

Navicular

Last to ossify in year 3

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When does the first metatarsal epiphysis first appear?

It is located in the base and appears first at year 3.

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When do the epiphysi for metatarsals 2-5 first appear?

These are located in the metatarsal head and appear during years 5-8.

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Where is the epiphysis of the phalanges found?

In the base.

They all have the diaphysis in the shaft as well.

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Of all the tarsal bones, which has an additional epiphysis in conjunction with the primary ossification center?

The calcaneus has an epiphysis in its posterior extremity as well as its primary ossification center that appears between months 4-7 in utero.

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