Definition of plantar in English:

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plantar

Pronunciation: /ˈplan(t)ər/

adjective

Anatomy
Relating to the sole of the foot.
Example sentences
  • The peroneal in such cases provides the medial and lateral plantar arteries.
  • Warts on the soles of the feet are called plantar warts.
  • When landing from a jump, the body will remain upright while the foot attains a plantar flexed position due to activity in the triceps surae muscle.

Origin

Early 18th century: from Latin plantaris, from planta 'sole'.

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Syllabification: plan·tar

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