arcuate artery of foot (inconstant)

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ar·cu·ate ar·te·ry of foot (in·con·stant)

(ahrk'yū-ăt ahr'tĕr-ē fut in-kon'stănt)
Origin, dorsalis pedis; branches, passes laterally dorsal to the bases of the metatarsals, giving rise to the second, third, and fourth dorsal metatarsal arteries at the level of the medial cuneiform bone.
Synonym(s): arteria arcuata [TA] .
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