Platycnemic
Platycnemic Plat`yc*ne"mic, a. [Platy + Gr. ? leg: cf. F. platycn['e]mique.] (Anat.) Of, relating to, or characterized by, platycnemism. [1913 Webster]

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  • platycnemic — Relating to or marked by platycnemia. * * * platy·cne·mic nē mik adj of a shinbone laterally flattened with a platycnemic index of 55.0 to 62.9 …   Medical dictionary

  • platycnemic — | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷|nēmik adjective Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary platy + cnemic of a shinbone : laterally flattened with a platycnemic index of 55 to 63 …   Useful english dictionary

  • platycnemic — plat·ycne·mic …   English syllables

  • platycnemic index — n the ratio of the anteroposterior diameter of the shinbone to its lateral diameter multiplied by 100 …   Medical dictionary

  • platycnemic index — noun : the ratio of the anteroposterior diameter of the shinbone to its lateral diameter multiplied by 100 …   Useful english dictionary

  • platycnemia — A condition in which the tibia is abnormally broad and flat. SYN: platycnemism. [platy + G. kneme, leg] * * * platy·cne·mia .plat i(k) nē mē ə n the condition of being platycnemic called also platycnemy * * * platy·cne·mia (plat″ik neґme… …   Medical dictionary

  • eurycnemic — |yu̇rə̇(k)|nēmik, rē( adjective Etymology: eury + cnemic (as in platycnemic) of a shinbone : dorsoventrally flattened with a platycnemic index of 70 or more …   Useful english dictionary

  • hyperplatycnemic — | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷+ adjective Etymology: hyper + platycnemic of a shinbone : much flattened laterally with a platycnemic index of less than 55 …   Useful english dictionary

  • hyperplatycnemic — hy·per·platy·cne·mic .plat i(k) nē mik adj of a tibia much flattened laterally with a platycnemic index of less than 55 …   Medical dictionary

  • mesocnemic — me·so·cne·mic ə nē mik, ək nē mik adj of a shinbone rounded with a platycnemic index of 63.0 to 69.9 …   Medical dictionary

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