Plantar arch

plantar arch n.
The arterial arch formed by the lateral plantar artery running across the bases of the metatarsal bones and joining the dorsal artery of the foot.

Read Also:

  • Plantar artery

    plantar artery n.

  • Plantar digital artery

    plantar digital artery n.

  • Plantar digital vein

    plantar digital vein n. Any of the veins that arise in the toes and pass back to form the four metatarsal veins.

  • Plantar fibromatosis

    plantar fibromatosis n. Nodular fibroblastic proliferation in the sole of one or both feet, rarely associated with contracture.

  • Plantar interosseous muscle

    plantar interosseous muscle n. Any of three muscles with origin from the third, fourth, and fifth metatarsal bones, with insertion to the proximal phalanx of the same toes, with nerve supply from the lateral plantar nerve, and whose action adducts the three lateral toes.

Disclaimer: Plantar arch definition / meaning should not be considered complete, up to date, and is not intended to be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice of a legal, medical, or any other professional. All content on this website is for informational purposes only.