lower swinging elements

11:12 Feb 9, 2012
English to French translations [PRO]
Science - Zoology / Article de vulgarisation scientifique
English term or phrase: lower swinging elements
Il s'agit d'un article sur la course des autruches de l'anglais vers le français pour un auditoire qui n'est pas tout à fait scientifique, destiné à la publication sur le Web.
Je ne sais trop comment bien rendre "lower swinging elements", se référant à l'anatomie de l'autruche et plus particulièrement à ses pattes, ses muscles.

Voici le passage en question : In addition, to a greater degree than other bird species, it has the majority of its leg musculature located very high on the thigh bone and hip, whereas the lower swinging elements of its leg are comparatively light, moved by long, mass-reducing tendons.
Local time: 19:41

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Rachel Vandewynckel

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je ne traduirais pas le mot "swinging" ici

Rachel Vandewynckel
Local time: 19:41
Native speaker of: French
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