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deep branch of the medial plantar artery


Definition: branch running deep to abductor hallucis, supplying it and the flexor hallucis brevis muscle deep to the artery and the skin of the medial side of the distal foot.

Synonym(s): ramus profundus arteriae plantaris medialisTA

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