Plantar arch

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Artery: Plantar arch
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The plantar arteries. Deep view.
Latin arcus plantaris profundus
Gray's subject #162 639
Source lateral plantar artery   
Branches plantar metatarsal arteries
Vein plantar venous arch
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The plantar arch is formed from:

The plantar arch supplies the underside, or sole, of the foot.

The plantar arch runs from the 5th metatarsal and extends medially to the 1st metatarsal (of the big toe).

The arch is formed when the lateral plantar artery turns mediallly to the interval between the bases of the first and second metatarsal bones, where it unites with the deep plantar branch of the dorsalis pedis artery, thus completing the plantar arch (or deep plantar arch).

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