Limb (anatomy)

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A limb (from the Old English lim), or extremity, is a jointed, or prehensile, appendage of the human or other animal body.wikipedia
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Upper limb

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In the human body, the upper and lower limbs are commonly called the arms and the legs, respectively.
The upper limb or upper extremity is the region in a vertebrate animal extending from the deltoid region up to and including the hand, including the arm, axilla and shoulder.

Appendage

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A limb (from the Old English lim), or extremity, is a jointed, or prehensile, appendage of the human or other animal body.
In invertebrate biology, an appendage (or outgrowth) is an external body part, or natural prolongation, that protrudes from an organism's body (in vertebrate biology, an example would be a vertebrate's limbs).

Human leg

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In the human body, the upper and lower limbs are commonly called the arms and the legs, respectively.
The human leg, in the general word sense, is the entire lower limb of the human body, including the foot, thigh and even the hip or gluteal region.

Running

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Many animals use limbs for locomotion, such as walking, running, or climbing. Human legs and feet are specialized for two-legged locomotion – most other mammals walk and run on all four limbs.
Running gait can be divided into two phases in regard to the lower extremity: stance and swing.

Forelimb

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Some animals can use their front limbs (or upper limbs in humans) to carry and manipulate objects.
A forelimb is an anterior limb (arm, leg, or similar appendage) on a terrestrial vertebrate's body.

Hindlimb

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Some animals can also use hind limbs for manipulation.
A hindlimb is a posterior limb on an animal, especially the quadrupeds.

Prehensility

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A limb (from the Old English lim), or extremity, is a jointed, or prehensile, appendage of the human or other animal body.

Human

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A limb (from the Old English lim), or extremity, is a jointed, or prehensile, appendage of the human or other animal body.

Arm

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In the human body, the upper and lower limbs are commonly called the arms and the legs, respectively.

Torso

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Arms and legs are connected to torso or trunk.

Animal locomotion

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Many animals use limbs for locomotion, such as walking, running, or climbing.

Walking

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Many animals use limbs for locomotion, such as walking, running, or climbing. Human legs and feet are specialized for two-legged locomotion – most other mammals walk and run on all four limbs.

Climbing

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Many animals use limbs for locomotion, such as walking, running, or climbing.

Foot

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Human legs and feet are specialized for two-legged locomotion – most other mammals walk and run on all four limbs.

Hand

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Human arms are weaker, but very mobile allowing us to reach at a wide range of distances and angles, and end in specialized hands capable of grasping and fine manipulation of objects.

Fish

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Fish are gill-bearing aquatic craniate animals that lack limbs with digits.

Worm

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Worms are many different distantly related animals that typically have a long cylindrical tube-like body, no limbs, and no eyes.

Bipedalism

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Bipedalism is a form of terrestrial locomotion where an organism moves by means of its two rear limbs or legs.

Mole (animal)

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They have cylindrical bodies; velvety fur; very small, inconspicuous ears and eyes; reduced hindlimbs; and short, powerful forelimbs with large paws adapted for digging.

Digit (anatomy)

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A digit is one of several most distal parts of a limb, such as fingers or toes, present in many vertebrates.

Monoplegia

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Monoplegia is paralysis of a single limb, usually an arm.

Gait (human)

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Human gait refers to locomotion achieved through the movement of human limbs.

Gait

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Gait is the pattern of movement of the limbs of animals, including humans, during locomotion over a solid substrate.

Necrotizing fasciitis

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The most commonly affected areas are the limbs and perineum.