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Definitions of plantar

  1. relating to or occurring on the undersurface of the foot; " plantar warts can be very painful"
  2. Of or pertaining to the sole of the foot; as, the plantar arteries.
  3. Relating to the sole of the foot, volar.
  4. Pertaining to or belonging to the sole of the foot.
  5. The sole of the foot; arteries, ligaments, muscles, nerves, veins.
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Usage examples for plantar

  1. In many cases the contraction of all the tissues on the plantar aspect, including the skin, prevents the toe being straightened even after division of the ligaments, and it is then necessary to remove the head and neck of the first phalanx through a lateral incision. – Manual of Surgery Volume Second: Extremities--Head--Neck. Sixth Edition. by Alexander Miles Alexis Thomson
  2. B. The plantar fascia and flexor brevis digitorum muscle cut; b b b, its tendons. – Surgical Anatomy by Joseph Maclise
  3. The plantar branches of the posterior tibial artery are the internal and external, both of which are deeply placed between the superficial and deep plantar muscles. – Surgical Anatomy by Joseph Maclise
  4. This operation is performed in the same position as is the higher operation of plantar neurectomy, and may be either internal or external. – Diseases of the Horse's Foot by Harry Caulton Reeks
  5. A good functional result is usually obtained by relaxing the calf muscles and fixing the foot in the position of extreme plantar flexion with the knee flexed, but in some cases it is advisable to peg the fragments, either through the skin or after exposing them by operation. – Manual of Surgery Volume Second: Extremities--Head--Neck. Sixth Edition. by Alexander Miles Alexis Thomson
  6. The plantar tubercle is larger than the preceding. – Artistic Anatomy of Animals by Édouard Cuyer
  7. We will only recall that in the median portion of this plantar surface we find in man the short flexor of the toes, which in quadrupeds arises higher up, from the posterior surface of the femur; that it belongs to the muscles of the leg; and that it forms the superficial flexor of the toes, which we have already studied. – Artistic Anatomy of Animals by Édouard Cuyer
  8. The plantar ligaments- especially the inferior calcaneo- navicular- are stretched and lengthened. – Manual of Surgery Volume Second: Extremities--Head--Neck. Sixth Edition. by Alexander Miles Alexis Thomson
  9. 4. At the Superior Border of the Lateral Cartilage, the Artery of the Plantar Cushion. – Diseases of the Horse's Foot by Harry Caulton Reeks
  10. L. The external plantar artery. – Surgical Anatomy by Joseph Maclise
  11. Besides, the imperfect action of the muscles of the foot consequent upon the fall of the arch gives rise to plantar corns and callouses that are often painful. – Psychotherapy by James J. Walsh
  12. When the flexor brevis digitorum muscle is removed, the plantar arteries, L M, and nerves, are brought partially into view; and by further dividing the abductor pollicis, D, their continuity with the posterior tibial artery and nerves, K L, Plate 67, Figure 1, behind the inner ankle may be seen. – Surgical Anatomy by Joseph Maclise
  13. The internal plantar artery is much the smaller of the two. – Surgical Anatomy by Joseph Maclise
  14. The peronaeal has been known to take the position of the posterior tibial in the lower part of the leg, and to supply the plantar arteries. – Surgical Anatomy by Joseph Maclise
  15. The arch of the foot has given way; the plantar ligaments have become stretched and the deep calf muscles weakened. – The Red Thumb Mark by R. Austin Freeman
  16. When the foot is plantar flexed at the moment of injury, the displacement is generally forward with a tendency outward. – Manual of Surgery Volume Second: Extremities--Head--Neck. Sixth Edition. by Alexander Miles Alexis Thomson
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