plantar metatarsal arteries

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plan·tar met·a·tar·sal ar·ter·ies

four branches of the plantar arterial arch that divide into plantar digital arteries to supply the toes.
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According to much older studies by Dubreuil-Chamberdel (1925) and Adachi (1928) on 200 cadaveric feet, the plantar arterial arch supplies the digits of the foot via the plantar metatarsal arteries, including all the muscles and bones, however, these studies noted few morphological variations.