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Meaning of "lower leg" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF LOWER LEG

lower leg  [ˈləʊə lɛɡ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF LOWER LEG

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conjunction
determiner
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Lower leg is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES LOWER LEG MEAN IN ENGLISH?

lower leg

Human leg

The human leg is the entire lower extremity or limb of the human body, including the foot, thigh and even the hip or gluteal region; however, the precise definition in human anatomy refers only to the section of the lower limb extending from the knee to the ankle. Legs are used for standing, walking, jumping, running, kicking, and similar activities, and constitute a significant portion of a person's mass.

Definition of lower leg in the English dictionary

The definition of lower leg in the dictionary is the lower part of your leg between your ankle and your knee.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH LOWER LEG


blackleg
ˈblæklɛɡ
bootleg
ˈbuːtˌlɛɡ
cleg
klɛɡ
Clegg
klɛɡ
dogleg
ˈdɒɡˌlɛɡ
fleg
flɛɡ
foreleg
ˈfɔːˌlɛɡ
hindleg
ˈhaɪndˌlɛɡ
hyleg
ˈhaɪlɛɡ
leg
lɛɡ
legge
lɛɡ
proleg
ˈprəʊˌlɛɡ
redleg
ˈrɛdˌlɛɡ
roughleg
ˈrʌfˌlɛɡ
shearleg
ˈʃɪəˌlɛɡ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE LOWER LEG

lower class
lower classes
lower court
lower criticism
lower deck
Lower Egypt
lower house
Lower Hutt
lower jaw
Lower Karoo
Lower Lakes
lower limb
Lower Lough Erne
lower mammals
lower mordent
lower paid
Lower Palaeolithic
lower ranks
lower regions

WORDS THAT END LIKE LOWER LEG

a hollow leg
an arm and a leg
cabriole leg
dead leg
fine leg
inside leg
long leg
milk leg
pant leg
peg leg
pull someone´s leg
shake a leg
short leg
show a leg
square leg
table leg
trouser leg
white leg
wooden leg

Synonyms and antonyms of lower leg in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «lower leg» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF LOWER LEG

Find out the translation of lower leg to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of lower leg from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «lower leg» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

小腿
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

inferior de la pierna
570 millions of speakers

English

lower leg
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

कम पैर
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

أسفل الساق
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

голени
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

perna
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

নিম্নতর পা
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

jambe
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Kaki bawah
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Unterschenkel
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

下肢
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

낮은 다리
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Sikil ngisor
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

chân thấp
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

காலுக்கு கீழ்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

खालच्या पाय
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

alt bacak
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

parte inferiore della gamba
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

podudzie
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

гомілки
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

membrului inferior
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

κνήμη
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

onderbeen
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

underben
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

leggen
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of lower leg

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «LOWER LEG»

The term «lower leg» is regularly used and occupies the 57.937 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «LOWER LEG» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about lower leg

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «LOWER LEG»

Discover the use of lower leg in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to lower leg and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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ACSM's Primary Care Sports Medicine
The lower leg — that portion of the body between the knee and ankle but not inclusive of those two joints — is the site of frequent injury. Injuries to the lower leg make up 3% to 5% of all reported sports injuries. If only those sports in which  ...
Douglas McKeag, James L. Moeller, 2007
2
Anatomy Coloring Workbook
Muscles of the lower leg are primarily involved in movement of the ankle and toes . These muscles are separated into three compartments: the anterior compartment, the lateral compartment, and the posterior compartment. Muscles of the ...
I. Edward Alcamo, 2003
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Where It Hurts and Why: How to Gain Control of Your Pain
In the following weeks, I worked with Tony to improve flexibility in the calf and lower-leg area as well as to realign the fibers in the tendon itself. The rehabilitation was a long one, but Tony was able to compete at the next Olympics in Sydney, ...
Angela Sehgal, Kim Ortloff, 2005
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Neurology in Clinical Practice: Principles of diagnosis and ...
The differential diagnosis of lower back and lower leg pain is huge, including neural, bony, and non-neurological causes. Although we usually think of lower back pain as being either radiculopathy or mechanical low back pain, we cannot  ...
Walter George Bradley, 2004
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Differential Diagnosis in Internal Medicine: From Symptom to ...
8.7) should first be investigated according to the criteria outlined in the section on radiculopathies: >• L4 syndrome with painful areas in the anterior thigh and medial lower leg has a differential diagnostic overlap only with meralgia (see below), ...
Walter Siegenthaler, 2007
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Ultrasound of the Musculoskeletal System
15.14a-g. Muscle hernia. a Photograph showing the examination technique. MH saphenous vein is a useful landmark to identify the nerve (Fig. 15.12c,d). 15.3 Leg Pathology Similar to the thigh, the most relevant pathologies of the lower leg in ...
Stefano Bianchi, A.L. Baert, I.F. Abdelwahab, 2007
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Anatomy of the Moving Body: A Basic Course in Bones, ...
"Presents information on muscles, bones, and joints. Intended for dancers, movement educators, and therapists"--Provided by publisher.
Theodore Dimon, 2008
8
Encyclopedia of International Sports Studies: F-O
Roger Bartlett, Chris Gratton, Christer Rolf. LOWER LEG INJURY LOWER LEG INJURY In most sports, the lower leg is a very common site of injury. The lower leg comprises the tibia, fibula, the ankle and foot, and adjacent soft tissues.
Roger Bartlett, Chris Gratton, Christer Rolf, 2006
9
Vascular Diagnosis with Ultrasound: Clinical Reference with ...
Pelvic veins and lower leg veins are often evaluated with ultrasound proceeding in the opposite direction. Pelvic and Leg Veins □□I Color Flow Duplex Sonography The examination usually starts in the groin region, where the femoral vein is ...
Michael Hennerici, Doris Neuerburg-Heusler, 2005
10
Black Belt
Just as the middle-aged athlete fears chest pain, so should the younger man heed lower leg pain. Not all lower leg pain spells trouble. Contusions from direct impact may resolve without difficulty. In fact, this type of injury in karate is a common ...

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «LOWER LEG»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term lower leg is used in the context of the following news items.
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Easton suffers suspected lower leg fracture at Brands Hatch - British …
The 31-year-old was carried away from the incident on a stretcher and it has since been revealed that he has a suspected lower leg fracture, ... «The Checkered Flag, Jul 15»
2
Zoe Kravitz Leg Jewelry - Leg Jewelry Trend - Marie Claire
Lower leg bracelets? Can we just be vague about it and say "leg jewelry?" How do you even get them on? Lobster clasps would be elegant, but ... «MarieClaire.com, Jul 15»
3
Philip Who? A Gallery of Mystery Bones - LiveScience
The thigh bone (femur) and one of the bones of the lower leg (the tibia) are fused, and hole at the knee suggests a devastating penetrating ... «Live Science, Jul 15»
4
Ocracoke shark attack victim back at home | WNCT
Back on July 1, Costello had injuries to his rib cage, hip and lower leg. He said in part “while I'm glad to be home, I remain focused on my long ... «WNCT, Jul 15»
5
UFC Fight Night 71 medical suspensions: Ferguson, Thomson …
The suspension list reads as follows: Marion Reneau (right ribs), Scott Jorgensen (left knee), Sam Sicilia (left lower leg), Jessica Andrade (left ... «MMA Fighting, Jul 15»
6
Wareham man, bitten by a shark in NC, released from hospital …
Costello suffered wounds to his ribcage, lower leg, hip and both hands as he tried to fight off the animal, said Justin Gibbs, the director of ... «WHDH-TV, Jul 15»
7
Pirates Jordy Mercer on DL with knee sprain | MLB.com
Further tests Monday revealed that Pirates infielder Jordy Mercer has been diagnosed with a lower leg contusion and a sprain of the medial ... «MLB.com, Jul 15»
8
Woman struck by boat on Lake James | 21Alive: News, Sports …
... by EMS to Parkview Hospital in Fort Wayne for treatment as she suffered open fractures to her left foot and injuries to her lower leg. «21Alive, Jul 15»
9
Altered Bones Yield Clues to How Maiasaura Grew Up …
From the number of right-side tibiae – the larger of the two bones that make up the lower leg – they've been able to count at least 32 individual ... «National Geographic, Jul 15»
10
2 people shot at Fulton County car wash - 11Alive
Melissa Parker said one of the victims was shot in the back and lower leg, while the second suffered a gunshot wound to the arm. The injuries ... «WXIA-TV, Jul 15»

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