Definition of Extremities

1. Noun. (plural of extremity) ¹

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Definition of Extremities

1. extremity [n] - See also: extremity

Lexicographical Neighbors of Extremities

extremitas acromialis claviculae
extremitas anterior
extremitas inferior
extremitas inferior renis
extremitas inferior testis
extremitas posterior
extremitas sternalis claviculae
extremitas superior
extremitas superior renis
extremitas superior testis
extremitas tubaria ovarii
extremitas uterina ovarii
extremities (current term)

Literary usage of Extremities

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Monographic Medicine by William Robie Patten Emerson, Guido Guerrini, William Brown, Wendell Christopher Phillips, John Whitridge Williams, John Appleton Swett, Hans Günther, Mario Mariotti, Hugh Grant Rowell (1916)
"From other Diseases Affecting the Head but not the extremities Of these ... From Diseases Resembling Acromegaly, but Affecting as a Rule the extremities ..."

2. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1911)
"He witholds the chloroform until there is a bluish red congestion of the extremities. The veins are almost completely obstructed by the tourniquet and the ..."

3. A Treatise on Conic Sections: Containing an Account of Some of the Most by George Salmon (1904)
"If normals be drawn at the extremities of any focal chord, a line drawn through their intersection parallel to the axis major will bisect the chord. ..."

4. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease by American Neurological Association, Philadelphia Neurological Society, Chicago Neurological Society, New York Neurological Association, Boston Society of Psychiatry and Neurology (1885)
"The movements of the posterior extremities were observed. If the cortex of the left hemisphere is irritated, then the weakest current calls out movement in ..."

5. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London by Royal Society (Great Britain) (1868)
"the same generator; and, making them first extremities, proceed to inscribe 27i'gons. (1) If these assumed points be found to be first extremities of closed ..."

6. Anatomy, Descriptive and Surgical by Henry Gray (1858)
"The axis of the cavity is curved like the cavity itself: this curve corresponds to the concavity of the sacrum and coccyx, the extremities being indicated ..."

7. Text-book of Comparative Anatomy by Arnold Lang, Ernst Heinrich Philipp August Haeckel (1891)
"They give off accessory tubes into the extremities 4-7, which emerge on the 2d joints. In the male, however, the genital apertures are wanting in the 4th ..."

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