1. In common usage, the entire lower limb, or from hip to ankle.
2. In anatomy, the lower leg from knee to ankle, whose bones are the tibia and fibula.
MUSCLES OF THE LEG
BONES OF THE LEG AND FOOT Anterior view
SEE: Valgus knee.
Elephantiasis of the legs.
An uncorrected posterior displacement of the knee bones, followed by ankylosis at the joint.
SEE: Scissor gait.
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