Plantar metatarsal veins

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Plantar metatarsal veins
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.)
Source plantar digital veins
Drains to plantar venous arch
Artery plantar metatarsal arteries
Latin venae metatarsales plantares
TA A12.3.11.017
FMA 70918
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.


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