HyperDic: appendicular_skeleton

English > 1 sense of the expression appendicular skeleton:
NOUNbodyappendicular skeletonthe part of the skeleton that includes the pectoral girdle and the pelvic girdle and the upper and lower limbs
English > appendicular skeleton: 1 sense > noun 1, body
MeaningThe part of the skeleton that includes the pectoral girdle and the pelvic girdle and the upper and lower limbs.
Part ofendoskeletonThe internal skeleton
PartslimbOne of the jointed appendages of an animal used for locomotion or grasping
pectoral girdleA skeletal support to which the forelimbs of vertebrates are attached
pelvis, pelvic girdle, pelvic arch, hipThe structure of the vertebrate skeleton supporting the lower limbs in humans and the hind limbs or corresponding parts in other vertebrates
Broaderskeletal structureAny structure created by the skeleton of an organism

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