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1. plantigrade

noun. an animal that walks with the entire sole of the foot touching the ground as e.g. bears and human beings.

Synonyms

  • eutherian mammal
  • placental mammal
  • plantigrade mammal
  • eutherian

Antonyms

  • plantigrade mammal
  • aplacental

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Example sentences of the word plantigrade


1. Noun, singular or mass
Both the heel and the toe touch the ground in the plantigrade stance.

2. Adjective
The Canadian Veterinary Journal, along with dvm360, mention that a dog with a ruptured plantar ligament will have a plantigrade stance.

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