The pes is quite reptilian in type, and has five separate slender metatarsals.
The description of the foot in the diagnosis of the family is based on the pes of this species.
In the Kangaroos (Macropodidae) the pes is very long and narrow, owing to the elongation of the metacarpals.
The pes consists of two parts, the ankle or tarsus and the foot.
The metatarsals are ankylosed together, and the pes has four digits.
All the limbs are plantigrade and pentedactylate, and the digits of the pes are clawed.
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The pes is digitigrade or plantigrade, and has three, rarely four, digits.
Auripes is from aureus, yellow or golden; pes, foot; so called from its yellow stem.
The Strombus (pes pelecani) with and without its dilated lip; also some small Crabs, and other things.
n. pl. pe·des (pěd'ās')
A footlike or basal structure or part.