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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.


MUSCLES OF THE LEG

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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