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" Quadrumana, but applied flat to the ground; the leg bears vertically on the foot ; the heel is expanded beneath ; the toes are short, but with the innermost longer and much larger than the rest, forming a  "
The Canadian Naturalist and Geologist - Page 61
1858
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The Animal Kingdom Arranged in Conformity with Its Organization, Volume 1

Georges baron Cuvier - Zoology - 1831 - 498 pages
...beneath; the toes are short, and but slightly flexible; the great toe, longer and larger than the rest, is placed on the same line with, and cannot be opposed to them. This foot, then, is peculiarly well adapted to support the body; but cannot be used for seizing...
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A Defence of the Graham System of Living, Or, Remarks on Diet and Regimen ...

Diet - 1835 - 240 pages
...beneath ; the toes are short, and but slightly flexible; the great toe, longer and larger than the rest, is placed on the same line with, and cannot be opposed to them. This foot, then, is peculiarly well adapted to support the body ; but cannot be used for seizing...
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The Monthly Review

Books - 1835 - 618 pages
...; the toes are short ; and but slightly flexible ; the gr^at toe, longer and larger than the rest, is placed on the same line with, and cannot be opposed to them. This foot, then, is peculiarly well adapted to support the body ; but cannot be used for seizing...
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The animal kingdom. Transl

Georges Léopold C.F.D. baron de Cuvier - 1849 - 820 pages
...beneath ; Lis toes arc short, and but slightly flexible ; the great too, longer and larger than the rest, is placed on the same line with and cannot be opposed to them. This foot, then, is proper for supporting the body, but cannot be used for seizing or climbing*,...
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The Canadian Naturalist and Geologist, Volume 3

Geology - 1858 - 518 pages
...flat to the ground ; the leg bears vertically on the foot ; the heel is expanded beneath ; the toes are short, but with the innermost longer and much...and the neck of the femur is long, and forms an open ani;le wiih the shaft, increasing the basis of support for the trunk. The whole vertebral column, with...
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On the Classification and Geographical Distribution of the M̲a̲m̲m̲a̲l̲i̲a̲ ...

Richard Owen - Animals - 1859 - 120 pages
...flat to the ground; the leg bears vertically on the foot ; the heel is expanded beneath ; the toes are short, but with the innermost longer and much...toes ; the pelvis is short, broad, and wide, keeping the thighs well apart; and the neck of the femur is long, and forms an open angle with the shaft, increasing...
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On the Classification and Geographical Distribution of the Mammalia: Being ...

Richard Owen - Animals - 1859 - 118 pages
...applied flat to the ground; the leg bears-vertically on the foot; the heel is expanded beneath ; the toes are short, but with the innermost longer and much...toes; the pelvis is short, broad, and wide, keeping the thighs well apart; and the neck of the femur is long, and forms an open angle with the shaft, increasing...
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On the Anatomy of Vertebrates: Birds and mammals

Richard Owen - Anatomy, Comparative - 1866 - 616 pages
...vertically on the foot; the heel, 6s, is expanded beneath ; the toes are short, but with the innermost, i, longer and much larger than the rest, forming a '...cannot be opposed to, the other toes : the pelvis, 6.2, 63, is short, broad, and wide,"keeping well apart the thighs ; and the neck of the femur is long,...
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On the Anatomy of Vertebrates: Birds and mammals

Richard Owen - Anatomy, Comparative - 1866 - 616 pages
...which is placed on the same line with, and cannot be opposed to, the other toes : the pelvis, 6-2, 63, is short, broad, and wide, keeping well apart the...femur is long, and forms an open angle with the shaft, 65, increasing the basis of support for the trunk. The whole vertebral column, with its slight alternate...
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The Student's Manual of Comparative Anatomy and Guide to Dissection ...

George Herbert Morrell - Anatomy, Comparative - 1872 - 294 pages
...devclopes posteriorly a considerable tuberosity. All the five Toes have the same direction, forwards ; they are short, but with the innermost longer, and much...line with, and cannot be opposed to the other toes ; on the hallux the whole force of the "flexor longus hallucis" is exclusively concentrated. H.—QUADRUMANA....
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