Definition of Plantar

1. Adjective. Relating to or occurring on the undersurface of the foot. "Plantar warts can be very painful"

Partainyms: Sole



Definition of Plantar

1. a. Of or pertaining to the sole of the foot; as, the plantar arteries.

Definition of Plantar

1. Adjective. Pertaining to the bottom surface (''sole'') of the foot, as with plantar warts. Compare palmar. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Plantar

1. pertaining to the sole of the foot [adj]

Medical Definition of Plantar

1. Of or pertaining to the sole of the foot; as, the plantar arteries. Origin: L. Plantaris, fr. Planta the sole of the foot. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Plantar

plantacyanin
plantage
plantages
plantago
plantago ovata coating
plantago seed
plantain
plantain family
plantain lily
plantain seed
plantain tree
plantains
plantal
plantalgia
plantar (current term)
plantar aponeurosis
plantar arch
plantar arterial arch
plantar calcaneocuboid ligament
plantar calcaneonavicular ligament
plantar cuboideonavicular ligament
plantar cuneocuboid ligament
plantar cuneonavicular ligaments
plantar cushion
plantar digital veins
plantar fascia
plantar fasciitis
plantar fibromatosis
plantar flexion

Literary usage of Plantar

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Anatomy, Descriptive and Surgical by Henry Gray (1901)
"THE plantar NERVES. accompanying the peroneal artery. The branch to the Soleus enters its deep surface, while the branch which this muscle receives from the ..."

2. Quain's Elements of Anatomy by Jones Quain, William Sharpey, Allen Thomson, John G. Cleland (1867)
"EXTERNAL plantar NERVE. The external plantar nerve completes the supply of ... The external plantar nerve runs obliquely forwards towards the outer side of ..."

3. Cunningham's Manual of Practical Anatomy by Daniel John Cunningham, Arthur Robinson (1914)
"The second, third, and fourth plantar metatarsal arteries run forwards in the second, third, and fourth intermetatarsal spaces, pass dorsal to the ..."

4. Anatomy, Descriptive and Applied by Henry Gray (1913)
"The Long plantar Ligament (ligamentum plantare longum; long calcaneocuboid ligament; superficial long plantar ligament) ..."

5. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease by American Neurological Association, Philadelphia Neurological Society, Chicago Neurological Society, New York Neurological Association, Boston Society of Psychiatry and Neurology (1920)
"In the present contribution the investigation of the crossed plantar reflex was conducted along the following lines: The test was made with Babinski's, ..."

6. Anatomy, Descriptive and Surgical by Henry Gray (1901)
"THE plantar NERVES. accompanying the peroneal artery. The branch to the Soleus enters its deep surface, while the branch which this muscle receives from the ..."

7. Quain's Elements of Anatomy by Jones Quain, William Sharpey, Allen Thomson, John G. Cleland (1867)
"EXTERNAL plantar NERVE. The external plantar nerve completes the supply of ... The external plantar nerve runs obliquely forwards towards the outer side of ..."

8. Cunningham's Manual of Practical Anatomy by Daniel John Cunningham, Arthur Robinson (1914)
"The second, third, and fourth plantar metatarsal arteries run forwards in the second, third, and fourth intermetatarsal spaces, pass dorsal to the ..."

9. Anatomy, Descriptive and Applied by Henry Gray (1913)
"The Long plantar Ligament (ligamentum plantare longum; long calcaneocuboid ligament; superficial long plantar ligament) ..."

10. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease by American Neurological Association, Philadelphia Neurological Society, Chicago Neurological Society, New York Neurological Association, Boston Society of Psychiatry and Neurology (1920)
"In the present contribution the investigation of the crossed plantar reflex was conducted along the following lines: The test was made with Babinski's, ..."

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