Definition of hindlimb in English:


Line breaks: hind|limb
Pronunciation: /ˈhʌɪndlɪm


  • Either of the two back limbs of an animal.
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    • The limbs are long, and the hindlimbs are longer than forelimbs and in most are well adapted for running.
    • The forelimbs and hindlimbs are transformed into paddles.
    • Both forelimbs and hindlimbs are short and heavily built.

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