cnemis

cnemic, cnemial, adj.
/nee"mis/, n., pl. cnemides /nem"i deez'/. Anat., Zool.
the tibia or shin.
[ < Gk knemis greave, akin to knéme tibia]

* * *


Universalium. 2010.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • cnemis — noun The section of the leg from the knee to the ankle; shin …   Wiktionary

  • cnemis — The shin. [G. knemis (knemid ), a legging] * * * cne·mis nē məs n, pl cnem·i·des nem ə .dēz SHIN, TIBIA …   Medical dictionary

  • cnemis — n. shin (Anatomy) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • cnemis — cne·mis …   English syllables

  • cnemis —   n. shin bone.    ♦ cnemial, a …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • cnemis — …   Useful english dictionary

  • CNEMIS it. CNEMIDES Melae — CNEMIS, it. CNEMIDES Melae l. 2. c. 3. et Ptol. oppid. Boeotiae cum monte cognomine in ora, Opunti finitimum, ex quo Locri Epicnemides dicuntur. Eretia hodie nonnullis est …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • Opuntian Locris — or Eastern Locris was an ancient Greek region inhabited by the eastern division of the Locrians, the so called tribe of the Locri Epicnemidii (Greek: Λοκροί Ἐπικνημίδιοι) or Locri Opuntii (Greek: Λοκροί Ὀπούντιοι). Contents 1 Geography 1.1… …   Wikipedia

  • Amazons — For other uses, see Amazon (disambiguation). Amazon preparing for a battle (Queen Antiop or Armed Venus), by Pierre Eugène Emile Hébert 1860 (National Gallery of Art, Washington …   Wikipedia

  • Human leg — Lateral aspect of right leg Latin membrum inferios MeSH …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.