What is the plantar surface of the foot?

The sole is the underside of the foot. In humans the sole of the foot is anatomically referred to as the plantar aspect.

Where is the dorsal aspect of the foot?

The muscles acting on the foot can be classified into extrinsic muscles, those originating on the anterior or posterior aspect of the lower leg, and intrinsic muscles, originating on the dorsal (top) or plantar (base) aspects of the foot.

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