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leg

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noun \ˈleg, ˈlāg\

Medical Definition of leg

  1. :  a limb of an animal used especially for supporting the body and for walking: asa:  either of the two lower human limbs that extend from the top of the thigh to the foot and especially the part between the knee and the ankleb:  any of the rather generalized segmental appendages of an arthropod used in walking and crawling





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