from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Between members or limbs.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Between members or limbs.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Existing (as a relation) between the limbs: as, intermembral homology (the homological correspondence between the fore and hind limbs of vertebrates or the corresponding members of other animals).


inter- +‎ membral (Wiktionary)


  • * In chimps and gorillas the intermembral indices are 106 and 117, respectively.

    Frame 352, and all that

  • Its intermembral index (the ratio of humerus + radius length to femur + tibia length) is between 80 and 90, whereas in our species it averages 72*, and its breadth across its shoulders is about 35% of its total height.

    Frame 352, and all that

  • As noted in the post, the intermembral index of TAS is apparently unlike that of humans in that it has disproportionately elongate arms.

    Frame 352, and all that

  • Notice the intermembral index — the hind legs aren’t long enough, relative to the forelegs.

    The Nervous Breakdown


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