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Human leg and Leg

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Difference between Human leg and Leg

Human leg vs. Leg

The human leg, in the general meaning, is the entire lower limb of the human body, including the foot, thigh and even the hip or gluteal region. A leg is a weight bearing and locomotive anatomical structure, usually having a columnar shape.

Similarities between Human leg and Leg

Human leg and Leg have 10 things in common (in Unionpedia): Ankle, Bipedalism, Bone, Foot, Hip, Human leg, Knee, Limb (anatomy), Prosthesis, Tendon.


The ankle, or the talocrural region, is the region where the foot and the leg meet.

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

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A bone is a rigid organ that constitutes part of the vertebrate skeleton.

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The foot (plural feet) is an anatomical structure found in many vertebrates.

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In vertebrate anatomy, hip (or "coxa"Latin coxa was used by Celsus in the sense "hip", but by Pliny the Elder in the sense "hip bone" (Diab, p 77) in medical terminology) refers to either an anatomical region or a joint.

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Human leg

The human leg, in the general meaning, is the entire lower limb of the human body, including the foot, thigh and even the hip or gluteal region.

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The knee joins the thigh with the leg and consists of two joints: one between the femur and tibia (tibiofemoral joint), and one between the femur and patella (patellofemoral joint).

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Limb (anatomy)

A limb (from the Old English lim), or extremity, is a jointed, or prehensile (as octopus arms or new world monkey tails), appendage of the human or other animal body.

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In medicine, a prosthesis (plural: prostheses; from Ancient Greek prosthesis, "addition, application, attachment") is an artificial device that replaces a missing body part, which may be lost through trauma, disease, or congenital conditions.

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A tendon or sinew is a tough band of fibrous connective tissue that usually connects muscle to bone and is capable of withstanding tension.

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Human leg and Leg Comparison

Human leg has 253 relations, while Leg has 38. As they have in common 10, the Jaccard index is 3.44% = 10 / (253 + 38).


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