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PES (pedes)

 Dictionary entry overview: What does pes mean? 

PES (noun)
  The noun PES has 1 sense:

1. the part of the leg of a human being below the ankle joint

  Familiarity information: PES used as a noun is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 

PES (noun)

Sense 1pes [BACK TO TOP]


The part of the leg of a human being below the ankle joint

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Nouns denoting body parts


human foot; pes; foot

Context examples:

his bare feet projected from his trousers / armored from head to foot

Hypernyms ("pes" is a kind of...):

pedal extremity; vertebrate foot (the extremity of the limb in vertebrates)

Meronyms (parts of "pes"):

little toe (the fifth smallest outermost toe)

big toe; great toe; hallux (the first largest innermost toe)

toe (one of the digits of the foot)

sole (the underside of the foot)

instep (the arch of the foot)

calcaneus; heelbone; os tarsi fibulare (the largest tarsal bone; forms the human heel)

metatarsal vein; vena metatarsus (dorsal and plantar branches of veins serving the metatarsal region of the foot)

intercapitular vein; vena intercapitalis (veins connecting the dorsal and palmar veins of the hand or the dorsal and plantar veins of the foot)

arteria metatarsea; metatarsal artery (dorsal and plantar arteries to the metatarsal region of the foot)

arteria digitalis; digital arteries (arteries in the hand and foot that supply the fingers and toes)

arcuate artery; arteria arcuata (curved artery in the foot)

heel (the back part of the human foot)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "pes"):

flatfoot; pes planus; splayfoot (a foot afflicted with a fallen arch; abnormally flattened and spread out)

Holonyms ("pes" is a part of...):

homo; human; human being; man (any living or extinct member of the family Hominidae characterized by superior intelligence, articulate speech, and erect carriage)

leg (a human limb; commonly used to refer to a whole limb but technically only the part of the limb between the knee and ankle)

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