Dr Tim Luijkx et al.

Leg refers to the portion of the lower limb between the knee and ankle joints. Note that this anatomical definition is different from the everyday use of the word "leg" which often refers to the entire lower limb. The upper portion of the lower limb, between hip and knee joints, is referred to as the thigh.

Anatomy: Lower limb
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