dorsal artery of foot

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dorsal artery of foot n.
An artery that is a continuation of the anterior tibial artery, with branches to the lateral tarsal, arcuate, and dorsal metatarsal arteries, and with anastomoses with the lateral plantar artery to form the plantar arch.

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