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Medical Term:

deep plantar (arterial) arch


Definition: the arterial arch formed by the lateral plantar artery running across the bases of the metatarsal bones and anastomosing with the dorsalis pedis artery via the deep plantar artery;

Synonym(s): arcus plantaris profundusTA

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