lateral plantar nerve

Medical Dictionary

lateral plantar nerve n.
One of the two terminal branches of the tibial nerve, dividing into superficial and deep branches, supplying the skin of the lateral aspect of the sole and certain toes, and innervating certain muscles of the plantar part of the foot.

The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary
Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.
Cite This Source
Explore Dictionary.com
Previous Definition: lateral plane
Next Definition: lateral plate
More from Thesaurus.com
Synonyms and Antonyms for lateral plantar nerve
More from Reference.com
Search for articles containing lateral plantar nerve
Dictionary.com Word FAQs

Dictionary.com presents 366 FAQs, incorporating some of the frequently asked questions from the past with newer queries.

Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature