bipedal


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical.
Related to bipedal: quadrupedal, Bipedal posture

bipedal

[bī′ped·əl]
(biology)
Having two feet.
References in periodicals archive ?
The famous Tyrannosaurus rex is one example of a bipedal dinosaur, as is the velociraptor.
In particular, browsing derived bipedal stance behavior was given special attention.
After all, shambling, bipedal primates are a common occurrence in folklore, in North America and beyond.
In humans the foramen magnum is situated beneath the skull, as the head is ballanced atop an erect bipedal body.
It works in bipedal mode, and it can kneel down to roll around on wheels.
Bipedal locomotion dates back to the 1970s in the former Yugoslavia [Vukobratovic, 2005] with the introduction of center of pressure models to describe human gait.
Scientists infer that it was a small, bipedal herbivore that would have foraged for its food and stayed out of the way of larger, carnivorous predators.
Summary: If bipedal Beirutis acutely feel the dearth of open spaces, their canine companions certainly must feel even more claustrophobic.
Padir expects WPI's bipedal robot and other autonomous technology to go where it's too dangerous for people to tread and perform emergency tasks beyond the capabilities of traditional robots.
The hiker said that he did not think this supposed Yeti, which was moving evidently bipedal with impressive speed without any snowshoes or a backpack and was wearing all one colored clothes, could be a bear or a wild animal.
Coming in first place in the trial round, Shaft is a bipedal robot developed by a Japanese startup recently purchased by Google.
The dynamic balancing principles employed by this robot are used in Boston Dynamics machines including Atlas, the bipedal humanoid shown on the opposite page.