Medical Dictionary

digitigrade

adj dig·i·ti·grade \ˈdij-ət-ə-ˌgrād\

Medical Definition of DIGITIGRADE

:  walking or adapted for walking on the digits with the posterior of the foot more or less raised <cats and dogs are digitigrade mammals>—compare plantigrade
digitigrade noun
April 28, 2015
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a word formed by the blending of words
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