Definition of Metatarsal artery

1. Noun. Dorsal and plantar arteries to the metatarsal region of the foot.

Exact synonyms: Arteria Metatarsea
Generic synonyms: Arteria, Arterial Blood Vessel, Artery
Group relationships: Foot, Human Foot, Pes



Medical Definition of Metatarsal artery

1. One of four dorsal or four plantar arteries coursing in relation to the metatarsal bones, each dividing distally into a medial and a lateral digital artery, serving the dorsal or plantar aspects of adjacent sides of two toes. See: dorsal metatarsal artery, plantar metatarsal artery. Synonym: arteria metatarsae. (05 Mar 2000)

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Literary usage of Metatarsal artery

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1. Anatomy, Descriptive and Surgical by Henry Gray (1901)
"... outer interosseous spaces, between the heads of the Dorsal interossei muscles, and anastomose with the interosseous branches from the metatarsal artery. ..."

2. Cunningham's Manual of Practical Anatomy by Daniel John Cunningham, Arthur Robinson (1914)
"The plantar digital branches of the second plantar metatarsal artery supply the ... Immediately before it divides, each plantar metatarsal artery sends ..."

3. Anatomy, Descriptive and Applied by Henry Gray (1913)
"The arcuate artery (a. arcuata; metatarsal artery) arises a little anterior to ... The fourth dorsal metatarsal artery gives off a branch which supplies the ..."

4. Anatomy of the Human Body by Henry Gray (1918)
"The fourth dorsal metatarsal artery gives off a branch which supplies the ... The first dorsal metatarsal artery (a. dorsalis hallucis) runs forward on the ..."

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