appendicular skeleton

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Noun1.appendicular skeleton - the part of the skeleton that includes the pectoral girdle and the pelvic girdle and the upper and lower limbsappendicular skeleton - the part of the skeleton that includes the pectoral girdle and the pelvic girdle and the upper and lower limbs
limb - one of the jointed appendages of an animal used for locomotion or grasping: arm; leg; wing; flipper
skeletal structure - any structure created by the skeleton of an organism
pectoral girdle - a skeletal support to which the forelimbs of vertebrates are attached
endoskeleton - the internal skeleton; bony and cartilaginous structure (especially of vertebrates)
pelvic arch, pelvic girdle, pelvis, hip - the structure of the vertebrate skeleton supporting the lower limbs in humans and the hind limbs or corresponding parts in other vertebrates