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Foot

Foot 1. (Science: anatomy) The terminal part of the leg of man or an animal; especially, the part below the ankle or wrist;... Read More

Pes valgus

Definition noun A permanent eversion of the foot at the talocalcaneal or subtalar joint Supplement Valgus is a medical term... Read More

Pedal

pedal 1. (Science: marine biology, zoology) Of or pertaining to the foot, or to feet, literally or figuratively;... Read More

Pace

pace 1. A single movement from one foot to the other in walking; a step. 2. The length of a step in walking or marching,... Read More

Achilles reflex

Definition noun, plural: Achilles reflexes A stretch reflex wherein the foot jerks towards the plantar surface by reflex as... Read More

Sole

sole 1. The bottom of the foot; hence, also, rarely, the foot itself. The dove found no rest for the sole of her foot. (gen.... Read More

Pes varus

Definition noun The inward turning of the heel or the inversion of the foot resulting in clubfoot Supplement Varus is a... Read More

Plantigrade

plantigrade (Science: zoology) walking on the sole of the foot; pertaining to the plantigrades. Having the foot so formed... Read More

Pedestal

pedestal 1. The base or foot of a column, statue, vase, lamp, or the like; the part on which an upright work stands. It... Read More

Valgus

Definition adjective Of, or pertaining to the abnormal outward turning of a distal segment of a bone from the mid-line,... Read More

"Mummified" Dinosaur Discovered In Montana

By Hillary Mayell An onsite restoration drawing of how "Leonardo" may... Read More

Bryophytes

Bryophytes (nonvascular plants) do not have xylem or phloem. The habitations of this plant group are widely varied and... Read More

Tarsus

tarsus Origin: NL, fr. Gr. The flat of the foot, the edge of the eyelid. Cf. 2d Tarse. 1. (Science: anatomy) The ankle; the... Read More

Horsepower

Horsepower 1. The power which a horse exerts. 2. (Science: machinery) a unit of power, used in stating the power required to... Read More

Petiole

Definition noun, plural: petioles (1) (botany) The stalk at the base of the leaf blade, attaching and supporting the leaf... Read More

Pricking

pricking 1. The act of piercing or puncturing with a sharp point. There is that speaketh like the prickings of a sword. 2.... Read More

Feet

Feet as a measure of length, the plural of foot. See... Read More

Petiolate

Definition adjective (1) (botany) Having a petiole or leafstalk attaching the leaf blade to the stem. (2) (entomology)... Read More

Pedigree

Definition noun (1) An ancestral line or chart depicting the lineage or descent of an individual. (2) (genetics) A diagram... Read More

Varus

Definition adjective Of, pertaining to, or relating to a deformity wherein the distal segment of a bone or a joint... Read More

Pes

pes Origin: L, the foot. (Science: anatomy) The distal segment of the hind limb of vertebrates, including the tarsus and... Read More

Spears

spear To shoot into a long stem, as some plants. See spire. 1. A long, pointed weapon, used in war and hunting, by thrusting... Read More

Modulus

modulus Origin: L, a small measure. See Module. (Science: mathematics) A quantity or coefficient, or constant, which... Read More

Phylum

Just like it is easy to identify and sort anything in the supermarkets when placed in the right section with proper display... Read More

Supination

supination (Science: anatomy) The act of assuming the supine position or the state of being supine. Applied to the hand, the... Read More

Screw

screw 1. To turn, as a screw; to apply a screw to; to press, fasten, or make firm, by means of a screw or screws; as, to... Read More

Diarthrodial joint

What is a diarthrodial joint? A diarthrosis joint is a freely moving joint characterized by its mobility and joint cavity... Read More

Horse

Horse 1. To provide with a horse, or with horses; to mount on, or as on, a horse. Being better horsed, outrode me. 2. To sit... Read More

Inches

Inch 1. A measure of length, the twelfth part of a foot, commonly subdivided into halves, quarters, eights, sixteenths, etc,... Read More

Maxillipeds

maxilliped (Science: zoology) One of the mouth appendages of crustacea, situated next behind the maxillae. Crabs have three... Read More

Digit

Digit 1. (Science: zoology) One of the terminal divisions of a limb appendage; a finger or toe. The ruminants have the... Read More

Jelly

Jelly Origin: Formerly gelly, gely, f. Gelee jelly, frost, fr. Geler to freeze. L. Gelare; akin to gelu frost. See Gelid. 1.... Read More

Vascular Plants: Ferns and Relatives

These plants are seedless plants, but unlike the bryophytes, they do have vascular tissue (xylem and phloem). Because of the... Read More

Mouth

Definition noun, plural: mouths (1) The oral cavity located at the upper end of the alimentary canal that opens to the... Read More

Condyloid joint

A joint is a point where two bones are attached and are capable of movement. The joints not only provide the movements of... Read More

Epipodium

Epipodium Origin: NL, fr. Gr. Upon -, foot. (Science: zoology) One of the lateral lobes of the foot in certain... Read More

Soliped

soliped (Science: zoology) A mammal having a single hoof on each foot, as the horses and asses; a solidungulate. Alternative... Read More

Plantar

plantar (Science: anatomy) Of or pertaining to the sole of the foot; as, the plantar arteries. Origin: L. Plantaris, fr.... Read More

Aves

Aves Definition What are birds classified as? Birds constitute the class Aves of the kingdom Animalia. How to define Aves?... Read More

Unit

unit 1. A single thing or person. 2. (Science: mathematics) The least whole number; one. Units are the integral parts of any... Read More