common plantar digital nerve

n.

Any of three nerves derived from the medial plantar nerve and one from the lateral plantar nerve that supply the skin of the ball of the foot and terminate as the proper plantar digital nerves to the side of each toe.

Nearby words

  1. common multiple,
  2. common nail,
  3. common noun,
  4. common palmar digital nerve,
  5. common peroneal nerve,
  6. common pleas,
  7. common prayer,
  8. common property,
  9. common rafter,
  10. common ratio


The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.