- of or relating to the sole of the foot.
Origin of plantar
Examples from the Web for plantar
Historical Examples of plantar
It is also less upon the palmar and plantar surfaces than elsewhere.
Running along the plantar groove, it gains the plantar foramen.
This median ridge fits into the cleft of the plantar cushion.
Or it may be, of course, that it was in the plantar aponeurosis the disease commenced.
The inferior surface is slightly hollowed, and is in relation with the sole, or plantar surface of the hoof.Artistic Anatomy of Animals
- of, relating to, or occurring on the sole of the foot or a corresponding partplantar warts
Word Origin for plantar
Word Origin and History for plantar
1706, from Latin plantaris "pertaining to the sole of the foot," from planta "sole of the foot" (see plant (n.)).
- Of, relating to, or occurring on the sole.