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[plan-ter] /ˈplæn tər/

adjective, Anatomy, Zoology.
of or relating to the sole of the foot.
of, relating to, or occurring on the sole of the foot or a corresponding part: plantar warts

1706, from Latin plantaris “pertaining to the sole of the foot,” from planta “sole of the foot” (see plant (n.)).

plantar plan·tar (plān’tər, -tär’)
Of, relating to, or occurring on the sole.


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