from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A bony or cartilaginous structure in vertebrates, attached to and supporting the hind limbs or fins.

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  • noun The pelvis.

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  • noun the structure of the vertebrate skeleton supporting the lower limbs in humans and the hind limbs or corresponding parts in other vertebrates


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