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English definition of “extremity”


noun uk   /ɪkˈstrem.ɪ.ti/ us    /-ə.t̬i/
[C] the furthest point, especially from the centre: The wood lies on the southern extremity of the estate.Edges and extremities of objectsSurfaces of objects extremities [plural] formal the parts of the human body furthest from the heart, for example, the fingers, toes, and noseSubstances and structures in the body
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