Plantar metatarsal veins

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Plantar metatarsal veins
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The plantar arteries. Deep view. (Plantar metatarsal veins not visible, but location is similar to that of plantar metatarsal arteries, which are labeled at bottom right.)
Details
Sourceplantar digital veins
Drains toplantar venous arch
Arteryplantar metatarsal arteries
Identifiers
Latinvenae metatarsales plantares
TAA12.3.11.017
FMA70918
Anatomical terminology

The plantar metatarsal veins run backward in the metatarsal spaces, collect blood from digital veins and communicate, by means of perforating veins, with the veins on the dorsum of the foot, and unite to form the deep plantar venous arch which lies alongside the plantar arterial arch.

References[edit]

This article incorporates text in the public domain from page 671 of the 20th edition of Gray's Anatomy (1918)