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Thigh vs. Haunch — What's the Difference?

Thigh vs. Haunch — What's the Difference?

Difference Between Thigh and Haunch

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Thigh

In human anatomy, the thigh is the area between the hip (pelvis) and the knee. Anatomically, it is part of the lower limb.The single bone in the thigh is called the femur.

Haunch

The hip, buttock, and upper thigh in humans and certain other animals.

Thigh

The portion of the human leg between the hip and the knee.

Haunch

The loin and leg of a four-footed animal, especially as used for food
A haunch of venison.

Thigh

The corresponding part of the hind leg of a quadruped or other vertebrate animal.
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Haunch

(Architecture) Either of the sides of an arch, curving down from the apex to an impost.

Thigh

The second segment of a bird's leg, containing the tibia and fibula.

Haunch

(anatomy) The area encompassing the upper thigh, hip and buttocks on one side of a human, primate, or quadruped animal, especially one that can sit on its hindquarters.

Thigh

A cut of meat taken from this part of an animal's body, especially from poultry.

Haunch

The loin and leg of a quadruped, especially when used as food.

Thigh

The upper leg of a human, between the hip and the knee.

Haunch

(architecture) A squat vertical support structure.

Thigh

That part of the leg of vertebrates (or sometimes other animals) which corresponds to the human thigh in position or function; the tibia of a horse, the tarsus of a bird; the third leg-section of an insect.

Haunch

(dialect) A jerked underhand throw.

Thigh

The proximal segment of the hind limb between the knee and the trunk. See Femur.

Haunch

To provide with a haunch or supporting structure.

Thigh

The coxa, or femur, of an insect.

Haunch

To throw with an underhand movement.

Thigh

The part of the leg between the hip and the knee

Haunch

The hip; the projecting region of the lateral parts of the pelvis and the hip joint; the hind part.

Thigh

The upper joint of the leg of a fowl

Haunch

Of meats: The leg and loin taken together; as, a haunch of venison.

Haunch

The hip and buttock and upper thigh in human beings

Haunch

The loin and leg of a quadruped

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