deep plantar (arterial) arch

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]
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deep plan·tar (ar·te·ri·al) arch

(dēp plan'tahr ahr-tēr'ē-ăl ahrch)
1. 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.
2. Either of two bony arches of the foot, longitudinal arch or transverse arch.
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