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The human leg , in the general meaning, is the entire lower limb of the human body, including the foot , thigh and even the hip or gluteal region . However, the definition in human anatomy refers only to the section of the lower limb extending from the knee to the ankle , also known as the crus. Legs are used for standing , and all forms of locomotion including recreational such as dancing, and constitute a significant portion of a person 's mass . Female legs generally have greater hip anteversion and tibiofemoral angles, but shorter femur and tibial lengths than those in males.