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platycnemia

[plat-ik-nee-mee-uh, plat-i-nee-] /ˌplæt ɪkˈni mi ə, ˌplæt ɪˈni-/
noun
1.
(in the shinbone) the state of being laterally flattened.
Origin of platycnemia
1875-1880
1875-80; < New Latin; see platy-, cnemis, -ia
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  • The degree of platycnemia may thus vary according to the more or less sedentary or wandering habits of the different populations.

    The Races of Man Joseph Deniker

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