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bones of lower limb


Definition: these include the pelvic girdle and the skeleton of the free part of the lower limb (femur, tibia, fibula, patella, tarsus, metatarsus, and phalanges).

Synonym(s): ossa membri inferiorisTA, bones of inferior limb

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