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plantar digital veins

 

Definition: veins that drain the plantar and distal dorsal aspects (nail beds) of the toes and pass posteriorly to form four metatarsal veins that in turn empty into the plantar venous arch.

Synonym(s): venae digitales plantaresTA

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