arches of the foot(redirected from Arch (foot))
deep plantar (arterial) arch
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 profundus [TA]
arches of the foot
Etymology: L, arcus, bow; AS, fot
the bony curves of the instep, including the longitudinal (anteroposterior) and the transverse arches.