Relating to the sole of the foot: the lateral plantar artery
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- 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.
Early 18th century: from Latin plantaris, from planta 'sole'.
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