metatarsal artery


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met·a·tar·sal ar·ter·y

[TA]
one of four dorsal or four plantar arteries coursing in relation to the metatarsal bones, each dividing distally into a medial and a lateral digital artery, serving the dorsal or plantar aspects of adjacent sides of two toes. See: dorsal metatarsal arteries, plantar metatarsal arteries.
Synonym(s): arteria metatarsalis [TA]

metatarsal artery

met·a·tar·sal ar·te·ry

(met'ă-tahr'săl ahr'tĕr-ē) [TA]
One of four dorsal or four plantar arteries coursing in relation to the metatarsal bones, each dividing distally into a medial and a lateral digital artery, serving the dorsal or plantar aspects of adjacent sides of two toes.