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lower limb

[′lō·ər ′lim]
(astronomy)
That half of the outer edge of a celestial body having the least altitude.
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The man was writhing in the dust among his scattered money, unable to rise, for the wheel had broken his back, and his lower limbs lay limp and dead.
His hands were clenched and his arms thrown abroad, while his lower limbs were interlocked as though his death struggle had been a grievous one.
His escort would rush him up a tree till he felt the thinnest topmost branches crackle and bend under them, and then with a cough and a whoop would fling themselves into the air outward and downward, and bring up, hanging by their hands or their feet to the lower limbs of the next tree.
We present a case of PPCM in a 23-year-old lady presenting as bilateral lower limb ischaemia and gangrene that required bilateral limb amputation.
KARACHI -- Like elsewhere in the world, amputation of lower limbs due to diabetes is the leading cause of disability in Pakistan where according to an estimate, three to four hundred thousand people are annually losing their feet and legs because of 'diabetic foot ulcers', which is a serious but preventable cause of lower limb amputations, experts said on Saturday.
Summary: A lower limb arterial stent is a metal scaffold permanently implanted in an artery to keep the artery open treat patients suffering from Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD).
VETERAN Welsh Labour MP Ann Clwyd left her hospital bed to lead a House of Commons debate in which she argued that lower limb wound care in the NHS "lacks priority, investment and direction".
The paper titled, "A Novel Recombinant Human Collagen-based Flowable Matrix for Chronic Lower Limb Wound Management: First Results of a Clinical Trial," presents data from a previously reported independent study conducted by physicians at several wound care medical clinics and hospitals in Israel.
Sports podiatry is the treatment of foot, ankle, leg and knee injuries by altering lower limb function using a variety of methods, including insoles, footwear and exercises.
LG CLOi SuitBot supports and enhances a user's legs to allow for more mobility and lower limb strength