vertebrate foot


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Noun1.vertebrate foot - the extremity of the limb in vertebratesvertebrate foot - the extremity of the limb in vertebrates
craniate, vertebrate - animals having a bony or cartilaginous skeleton with a segmented spinal column and a large brain enclosed in a skull or cranium
animal foot, foot - the pedal extremity of vertebrates other than human beings
leg - a structure in animals that is similar to a human leg and used for locomotion
foot, human foot, pes - the part of the leg of a human being below the ankle joint; "his bare feet projected from his trousers"; "armored from head to foot"
extremity - that part of a limb that is farthest from the torso
metatarsus - the skeleton of the human foot between the toes and the tarsus; the corresponding part of the foot in birds or of the hind foot in quadrupeds
tarsus - the part of the foot of a vertebrate between the metatarsus and the leg; in human beings the bones of the ankle and heel collectively