A limb or member of an animal used for supporting the body, and in running, climbing, and swimming; esp., that part of the limb between the knee and foot.
A bow, esp. in the phrase to make a leg; probably from drawing the leg backward in bowing.
the lower limb between the knee and the ankle.
The portion of the limb of the horse below the knee or hock.
a human limb; commonly used to refer to a whole limb but technically only the part between the knee and ankle
the limb of an animal used for food
The legs are limbs used for supporting the bird, homologous in function to the human legs.. Proportionally the bird's legs are extremely strong in order for it to be able to land and take off without getting injured.
part of the back limb corresponding to the shin and covered with feathers.
The portion of the lower limb between the knee and the foot.
Limb used for supporting the bird.
In popular usage, the leg extends from the top of the thigh down to the foot. However, in medical terminology, the leg refers to the portion of the lower extremity from the knee to the ankle. See the entire definition of Leg
one of the limbs that support and transport the animal or human body.
A leg is the part of an animal's body that supports the rest of the animal above the ground and is used for locomotion. In bipedal unvertebrate animals, the lower limb is usually referred to as the 'leg' and the upper limb as the 'arm'.