Definition of Hind limb

1. Noun. A posterior appendage such as a leg or the homologous structure in other animals.

Exact synonyms: Hindlimb
Specialized synonyms: Hind Leg
Generic synonyms: Limb



Definition of Hind limb

1. Noun. A posterior limb on an animal. When referring to quadrupeds, the term ''hind leg'' is often instead used. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hind Limb

himbo
himbos
himpne
himpnes
hims
himself
himselfe
himselve
hin
hind
hind(a)
hind end
hind kidney
hind leg
hind legs
hind limb (current term)
hind limbs
hind teat
hind teats
hind tit
hind wing
hind wings
hindberries
hindberry
hindbrain
hindbrain vesicle
hindbrains
hindcast
hindcasts

Literary usage of Hind limb

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

1. Arboreal Man by Frederic Wood Jones (1916)
"CHAPTER IX THE SKELETON OP THE HIND-LIMB WE have seen that the human arm and hand ... Compared with the fore-limb, the hind-limb is apt to be ranked as ..."

2. Proceedings of the Cambridge Philosophical Society by Cambridge Philosophical Society (1883)
"By WH CALDWELL, BA (3) On the development of the Pelvic Girdle and Skeleton of the hind limb in the Chick. By ALICE JOHNSON, Newnham College. ..."

3. A Text-book of physiology by Michael Foster (1891)
"202, C) leads to movement« of the hind-limb, whereas stimulation of the lateral part ... (4) C. The »rca for th« hind-limb. Running transversely toward and ..."

4. The Development of the Chick: An Introduction to Embryology by Frank Rattray Lillie (1908)
"The Skeleton of the Hind-limb. The skeleton of the hind- limb and pelvic girdle develops from a continuous mass nf mesen- chyme situated at the base of the ..."

5. A Text-book of Zoology by Thomas Jeffery Parker, William Aitcheson Haswell (1921)
"... proximal end a concave surface for the ti.ts - /.A./, i -ts.mtls f>ht Kio. 1048. — Columba livia. Bones of the left hind-limb. cn.pr. ..."

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