lower limb

(redirected from inferior limb)
Also found in: Medical.

lower limb

[′lō·ər ′lim]
(astronomy)
That half of the outer edge of a celestial body having the least altitude.
References in classic literature ?
Two of the inferior limbs should be on the principle of the lever; wheels, perhaps, as they are now formed; though I have not yet determined whether the improvement might be better applied to the anterior or posterior members, inasmuch as I am yet to learn whether dragging or shoving requires the greatest muscular exertion.
The data recorded by Developpe jump and Sissone jump were made with the Hudl Technique Elite program with a video playback capacity of 60 FPS (180[degrees] inferior limb opening angle).
"Crochetage" (notch) on R wave in inferior limb leads: a new independent electrocardiographic sign of atrial septal defect.
According to Gine-Garriga (15), the physical qualities related to GU (times T1 and T2 according to the factorial analysis) are inferior limb strength.
The P-waves of surface ECG were negative/positive in the inferior limb leads [Figure 1]a, and positive in V1.
All of the patients (6/6) adopting the lateral posture had their right inferior limb bent, they had their superior limbs bent forward with the right elbow bent, and they kept the head in line with the axis of the body.
Combined primary subintimal and endoluminal angioplasty for ischaemic inferior limb ulcers in diabetic patients: 5 year practice in a multi disciplinary 'diabetic-foot' service.
Its superior limb traveled in the expected location, and its inferior limb coursed over both the promontory and the expected location of the round window.
A Z-shaped anterior capsulotomy was performed with the superior limb of the capsulotomy taken from the acetabular origin, and the inferior limb taken from the femoral attachment; then, the femoral head was dislocated anteriorly.
The inferior limb of the elliptical incision is carried through the platysma, whereas the superior limb transects the skin and subcutaneous tissue but does not violate the platysma (figure 1,A).
These data demonstrate the asymmetry of the bones of Brazilians, with greater angle and neck on the left side than on the right side, agreeing with authors that state that the left inferior limb is dominant relative to the left.

Full browser ?