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.
- 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.