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superficial plantar (arterial) arch

 

Definition: an infrequent arterial arch formed by an anastomosis between an enlarged superificial branch of the medial plantar artery with the lateral plantar artery, deep to the plantar aponeurosis but most often superficial to the flexor digitorum brevis.

Synonym(s): arcus plantaris superficialisTA

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