Common digital veins

Common digital veins
Vein: Common digital veins
Latin venae digitales communes pedis
Gray's subject #173 669

On the dorsum of the foot the dorsal digital veins receive, in the clefts between the toes, the intercapitular veins from the plantar cutaneous venous arch and join to form short common digital veins which unite across the distal ends of the metatarsal bones in a dorsal venous arch.

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