proper plantar digital nerve

n.

Any of ten nerves derived from the common plantar digital nerves. Each nerve supplies a plantar quadrant of a toe and part of the dorsal surface of the distal phalanx.

Nearby words

  1. proper fraction,
  2. proper function,
  3. proper motion,
  4. proper noun,
  5. proper palmar digital nerve,
  6. proper substance of cornea,
  7. proper substance of sclera,
  8. proper time,
  9. proper value,
  10. properdin


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