Synonyms and Antonyms for limb

1. limb (n.)

one of the jointed appendages of an animal used for locomotion or grasping: arm; leg; wing; flipper

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2. limb (n.)

(astronomy) the circumferential edge of the apparent disc of the sun or the moon or a planet

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3. limb (n.)

either of the two halves of a bow from handle to tip

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4. limb (n.)

the graduated arc that is attached to an instrument for measuring angles

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5. limb (n.)

any projection that is thought to resemble a human arm

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6. limb (n.)

any of the main branches arising from the trunk or a bough of a tree

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7. limb-girdle muscular dystrophy (n.)

an autosomal recessive form of muscular dystrophy that appears anywhere from late childhood to middle age; characterized by progressive muscular weakness beginning either in the shoulder or pelvic girdle; usually progresses slowly with cardiopulmonary complications in the later stages

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