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{adj: bipedal, biped, two-footed} having two feet
<-> quadruped, quadrupedal



{adj: quadrupedal, quadruped, four-footed} having four feet
<-> biped, bipedal

{adj: ventral} toward or on or near the belly (front of a primate or lower surface of a lower animal)
"the ventral aspect of the human body"
"the liver is somewhat ventral in position"
"ventral (or pelvic) fins correspond to the hind limbs of a quadruped"
<-> dorsal

{n: elbow, elbow joint, human elbow, cubitus, cubital joint, articulatio cubiti} hinge joint between the forearm and upper arm and the corresponding joint in the forelimb of a quadruped

{n: forefoot} a front foot of a quadruped

{n: foreleg} the front limb of a quadruped

{n: giraffe, camelopard, Giraffa camelopardalis} tallest living quadruped; having a spotted coat and small horns and very long neck and legs; of savannahs of tropical Africa

{n: haunch} the loin and leg of a quadruped

{n: hind leg} the back limb of a quadruped

{n: hindfoot} a rear foot of a quadruped

{n: hindquarters, croup, croupe, rump} the part of a quadruped that corresponds to the human buttocks

{n: horse, Equus caballus} solid-hoofed herbivorous quadruped domesticated since prehistoric times

{n: paw} a clawed foot of an animal especially a quadruped

{n: quadruped} an animal especially a mammal having four limbs specialized for walking

{n: stifle, knee} joint between the femur and tibia in a quadruped; corresponds to the human knee

{v: homologize} be homologous
"A person's arms homologize with a quadruped's forelimbs"


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