lower limb

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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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Venerable trapper, or, as I may now say, liberator," commenced the dolorous Obed, "it would seem, that a fitting time has at length arrived to dissever the unnatural and altogether irregular connection, which exists between my inferior members and the body of Asinus.
A 28 year-old Romanian woman, with no history of pregnancy or gynecological pathology, presented in our clinic with pelvic pain irradiated in the left inferior member accentuated during sexual intercourse and physical activity.
The transtibial socket is the fundamental part of the prosthesis for an amputee of the inferior member at the transtibial level.
But God has so arranged the body, giving the greater honour to the inferior member, that there may be no dissension within the body, but the members may have the same care for one another.
SUMMARY: To investigate the morphologic aspects and the relations of the articular muscle of the knee with articular cavity of the knee, as well as the disposal of muscular fibers to the level of femur, besides comparing the muscular mass of the articular of the knee with the rest of the muscular mass of the inferior member, 15 inferior members of adult human corpse of both sex, settled in formol and transversally parted, in middle third of the thigh and in proximal third of the leg, had been analyzed.
My generation had it much better, but we were still conscious of being a very inferior member of an adult society with rules we disregarded at our peril.
In The Merry Wives of Windsor, Falstaff becomes a 'rascal' deer--a rogue, knave, or inferior member of the breed.
Roberts does not regard Masolino as the inferior member of the famous team of two who originally painted that chapel, in part because Masaccio needed Masolino's technical skill in fresco painting and in part because Masolino was older, having been born, in Roberts's view, in the early 1380s.
She argues it is racist and sexist, and supports the idea that women, lay Buddhists, and members of Asian diasporas are inferior members of their race and culture.
The union urged the regulator to see the logic and wisdom in the matter of classification and instead of encouraging the SMEs he has discarded them by this discrimination of treating them as inferior members.
Washington, August 1 ( ANI ): The inferior members of swimming or running relay teams - those athletes who fared poorest in individual races - show the greatest gains when performing as part of a team, and those gains are even greater during final races as opposed to preliminary races, a new study has revealed.
The Klan's principles rested on the basic premise that blacks were inferior members of society undeserving of citizenship or legal protection.

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