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plantar artery

plantar artery in Medicine

plantar artery n.

  1. An artery that is the larger of two branches of the posterior tibial artery, forms the plantar arch and supplies the sole and the plantar surfaces of the toes; with anastomoses to the medial plantar artery and the dorsal artery of the foot; lateral plantar artery.

  2. An artery that is a branch of the posterior tibial artery, with distribution to the medial side of the sole, and with anastomoses to the dorsal artery of the foot and the lateral plantar artery; medial plantar artery.

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