plantar digital artery

plantar digital artery

n.
1. Any of four arteries arising from a superficial plantar arch and uniting with the plantar metatarsal arteries; common plantar digital artery.
2. Any of the arteries that are the digital branches of the plantar metatarsal arteries; proper plantar digital artery.
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Key: LPA= Lateral plantar artery; PDA= Plantar digital artery; DMPA= Deep branch of medial plantar artery; DDPA= Deep branch of dorsalis pedis artery.