Medical Definition of Plantar arch

1. The arterial arch formed by the lateral plantar artery running across the bases of the metatarsal bones and anastomosing with the dorsal pedis artery, either of two bony arch's of the foot, longitudinal arch or transverse arch. See: medial longitudinal arch of foot, lateral longitudinal arch of foot, transverse arch of foot. Synonym: arcus plantaris, plantar arterial arch. (05 Mar 2000)



Lexicographical Neighbors of Plantar Arch

plantages
plantago
plantago ovata coating
plantago seed
plantain
plantain family
plantain lily
plantain seed
plantain tree
plantains
plantal
plantalgia
plantar
plantar aponeurosis
plantar arch (current term)
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
plantar interosseous muscle
plantar ligaments

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