plantigrade

(redirected from plantigradely)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical.
Related to plantigradely: modified plantigrade position, plantigrade stance, Plantigrade locomotion

plantigrade

1. walking with the entire sole of the foot touching the ground, as, for example, man and bears
2. a plantigrade animal

plantigrade

[′plan·tə‚grād]
(vertebrate zoology)
Pertaining to walking with the whole sole of the foot touching the ground.