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low·er limb

[TA]
the hip, thigh, leg, ankle, and foot.

low·er limb

(lō'ĕr lim) [TA]
The hip, thigh, leg, ankle, and foot.
Synonym(s): lower extremity.

lower extremity

The lower limb, including the hip, thigh, leg, ankle, and foot.
See also: extremity
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