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extremity

 [ek-strem´ĭ-te]
1. the distal or terminal portion of elongated or pointed structures.
2. limb.

ex·trem·i·ty

(eks-trem'i-tē), [TA]
In clinical terms, often used to describe the portions of the appendicular skeleton (that is, upper extremity, lower extremity).
See also: limb, end, pole.
Synonym(s): extremitas [TA]

extremity

/ex·trem·i·ty/ (eks-trem´ĭ-te)
1. the distal or terminal portion of elongated or pointed structures.
2. limb.

extremity

(ĭk-strĕm′ĭ-tē)
n. pl. extremi·ties
1. The outermost or farthest point or portion: at the extremity of the peninsula.
2. The greatest or utmost degree: the extremity of despair.
3. Grave danger, necessity, or distress: people in extremity.
4. An extreme or severe measure: had to resort to extremities in the crisis.
5.
a. A bodily limb: She is in a wheelchair because of weakness of the lower extremities.
b. extremities The hands and feet: Frostbite affects the extremities first.

extremity

[ikstrem′itē]
Etymology: L, extremitas
a limb or appendage. The arm may be identified by the layperson as an upper extremity and the leg as a lower extremity.

ex·trem·i·ty

(eks-trem'i-tē) [TA]
One of the ends of an elongated or pointed structure. Incorrectly (but very commonly) used to mean limb.
Synonym(s): extremitas [TA] .

extremity

limb

ex·trem·i·ty

(eks-trem'i-tē) [TA]
One of the ends of an elongated or pointed structure. Incorrectly (but very commonly) used to mean limb.

extremity

(ikstrem´itē),
n an arm or a leg; the arm may be identified as an upper extremity, and the leg as a lower extremity.

extremity

1. the distal or terminal portion of elongated or pointed structures.
2. the limb, tail, ear.
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