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dorsalis pedis

noun dorsalis pe·dis \-ˈped-əs, -ˈpēd-\

Medical Definition of DORSALIS PEDIS

:  an artery of the upper surface of the foot that is a direct continuation of the anterior tibial artery—called also dorsalis pedis artery

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May 24, 2015
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