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plantigrade

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adjective plan·ti·grade \ˈplan-tə-ˌgrād\

Definition of plantigrade

  1. :  walking on the sole with the heel touching the ground <humans are plantigrade>

plantigrade

noun



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plantigrade

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adjective plan·ti·grade \ˈplant-ə-ˌgrād\

Medical Definition of plantigrade

  1. :  walking on the sole with the heel touching the ground <humans are plantigrade animals>—compare digitigrade

plantigrade

noun



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