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Table 1 Landmarks used in foot measurements, and their description

From: Estimation of stature from the foot and its segments in a sub-adult female population of North India

Landmark Description
Pternion (pte) Most projected point on the back of the heel when the participant is standing
Digit 1, terminal (d1.t) Most anterior point on the terminal phalanx of the first toe
Digit 2, terminal (d2.t) Most anterior point on the terminal phalanx of the second toe
Digit 3, terminal (d3.t) Most anterior point on the terminal phalanx of the third toe
Digit 4, terminal (d4.t) Most anterior point on the terminal phalanx of the fourth toe
Digit 5, terminal (d5.t) Most anterior point on the terminal phalanx of the fifth toe
Metatarsal medial (mt.m) Joint of the anterior epiphyses of the first metatarsal
Metatarsal lateral (mt.l) Joint of the anterior epiphyses of the fifth metatarsal
Calcaneal tubercle lateral (ctu.l) Most lateral side of the heel
Calcaneal concavity medial (cc.m) Most medial side of the heel