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plantar aponeurosis
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The very thick, central portion of the fascia investing the plantar muscles; it radiates toward the toes from the medial process of the calcaneal tuberosity and gives attachment to the short flexor muscle of the toes.

Synonyms: aponeurosis plantaris, plantar fascia.

(05 Mar 2000)

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