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synovial joints of free lower limb

 

Definition: the joints uniting the bones of the free inferior limb to one another and to the pelvic girdle; they are the hip joint, knee joint, tibiofibular joints, and the joints of the ankle and foot.

Synonym(s): articulationes membri inferioris liberiTA, juncturae membri inferioris liberiTA, joints of free inferior limb

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