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Related to bipedal: quadrupedal, Bipedal posture

bip·e·dal

(bip'ĕ-dal),
1. Relating to a biped.
2. Capable of locomotion on two feet; for example, iguanas and some other varieties of lizard have this capability.
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bipedal

(bī-pĕd′l) or

biped

(bī′pĕd′)
adj.
1. Having two feet; two-footed.
2. Walking on two feet.

bi·ped′al·ism (-pĕd′l-ĭz′əm), bi′pe·dal′i·ty (-pə-dăl′ĭ-tē) n.
bi·ped′al·ly adv.
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bipedal

adjective Referring to or capable of locomotion on two feet.
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bipedal

adjective Capable of locomotion on 2 feet
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

bip·e·dal

(bip'ĕ-dal)
1. Relating to a biped.
2. Capable of locomotion on two feet.
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