leg

(leg )


1. In common usage, the entire lower limb, or from hip to ankle.
2. In anatomy, the lower leg from knee to ankle, whose bones are the tibia and fibula.

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MUSCLES OF THE LEG
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BONES OF THE LEG AND FOOT Anterior view

bandy leg

SEE: Valgus knee.

Barbados leg

Elephantiasis of the legs.

bayonet leg

An uncorrected posterior displacement of the knee bones, followed by ankylosis at the joint.

milk leg

SEE: Phlegmasia alba dolens.

restless leg

SEE: restless legs syndrome

scissor leg

SEE: Scissor gait.

white leg

SEE: Phlegmasia alba dolens.

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