Medical Definition of Plantaris

1. Origin, lateral supracondylar ridge; insertion, medial margin of tendo achillis and deep fascia of ankle; action, traditionally described as plantar flexion of foot; many investigators now believe the plantaris muscle to be primarily a proprioceptive organ; nerve supply, tibial nerve. Synonym: musculus plantaris, musculus tibialis gracilis, plantar muscle. (05 Mar 2000)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Plantaris

plantar quadrate muscle
plantar reflex
plantar space
plantar surface of toe
plantar syphilid
plantar venous arch
plantar venous network
plantar wart
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plantarflexion
plantarflexions
plantaris (current term)
plantas
plantation
plantation owner
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plantations
planteater
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planter box
planter boxes
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