from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The condition of being platycnemic; platycnemism.
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Among savages this use of dancing works harmoniously with the various other uses which dancing possesses in primitive times and which cause it to occupy so large and vital a part in savage life that it may possibly even affect the organism to such an extent as to mold the bones; so that some authorities have associated platycnemia with dancing.
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