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PES

abbr.
photoemission spectroscopy

pes

 (pās)
n. pl. pe·des (pĕd′ās′)
A foot or footlike part, especially the foot of a four-footed vertebrate.

[Latin pēs; see ped- in Indo-European roots.]

pes

(peɪz; piːz)
n, pl pedes (ˈpɛdiːz)
1. (Anatomy) the technical name for the human foot
2. (Zoology) the corresponding part in higher vertebrates
3. (Biology) any footlike part
[C19: New Latin: foot]

PES

abbreviation for
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) Party of European Socialists: the Socialist, Democratic, and Labour parties of the European Union, founded in 1992

pes

(pis, peɪs)

n., pl. pe•des (ˈpi diz, ˈpɛd iz)
Anat., Zool.
a foot or footlike part.
[1835–45; < Latin pēs]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.pes - the part of the leg of a human being below the ankle jointpes - 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"
human, human being, homo, man - any living or extinct member of the family Hominidae characterized by superior intelligence, articulate speech, and erect carriage
calcaneus, heelbone, os tarsi fibulare - the largest tarsal bone; forms the human heel
arcuate artery, arteria arcuata - curved artery in the foot
arteria digitalis, digital arteries - arteries in the hand and foot that supply the fingers and toes
arteria metatarsea, metatarsal artery - dorsal and plantar arteries to the metatarsal region of the foot
intercapitular vein, vena intercapitalis - veins connecting the dorsal and palmar veins of the hand or the dorsal and plantar veins of the foot
metatarsal vein, vena metatarsus - dorsal and plantar branches of veins serving the metatarsal region of the foot
leg - a human limb; commonly used to refer to a whole limb but technically only the part of the limb between the knee and ankle
pedal extremity, vertebrate foot - the extremity of the limb in vertebrates
pes planus, splayfoot, flatfoot - a foot afflicted with a fallen arch; abnormally flattened and spread out
instep - the arch of the foot
sole - the underside of the foot
toe - one of the digits of the foot
big toe, great toe, hallux - the first largest innermost toe
little toe - the fifth smallest outermost toe
heel - the back part of the human foot
Translations

pes

n. L. pie o estructura similar a éste;
___ planus [flat-foot]___s planos.
References in periodicals archive ?
"The issues which generally fill up the corridors are tendonitis, in particular insertional tendonitis on the Achilles' tendon and on the pes anserinus, plantar fasciitis and light muscle strains.
Distal realignment--lateral third of patellar ligament was released from tibial tuberosity and passed underneath medial portion of patellar tendon and sutured upwards and medially to pes anserinus tendon.
Regarding knee tendinopathies, a nosological distinction should be made between extensor apparatus tendinopathies and pes anserinus tendinopathies.