cathetus (plural catheti)
- (geometry) A line perpendicular to a surface (or line); in particular, either of the sides of a right triangle other than its hypotenuse.
- (side of a right triangle): leg
either of the sides of a right triangle other than its hypotenuse
- Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary
- Dictionary.com Unabridged (v 1.1)
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