forelimb

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forelimb

[′fȯr‚lim]
(anatomy)
An appendage (as a wing, fin, or arm) of a vertebrate that is, or is homologous to, the foreleg of a quadruped.
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01), aspects more evident on hind and fore leg, neck and briskets.
Proportions of legs as follows: Femur, tibia, tarsal 1, tarsal 2, tarsal 3 of fore leg, 0.
Note that the shearer's feet must be right up under the sheep's fore leg and hind leg and the sheep is almost tilted onto its back.
The first movement of the legs occurred when the abdomen was still: the fore legs were abducted laterally, perpendicular to the body axis, but never reached full extension (Fig.
It's best to go for a single muscle rolled and tied from the fore leg.
The stayer has not run since finishing second in the Yorkshire Cup in May and missed the Ascot Gold Cup after suffering a injury to his near fore leg.
2) in generalized demodicosis while in localized demodicosis erythematous lesions and alopecia were limited to either fore leg or hind legs (Fig.
NICKY HENDERSON appeared to lose one of his Champion Hurdle team yesterday when the exciting Spirit Son was all but ruled out after the discovery of a problem with his near fore leg that will put him out of action "for the foreseeable future".
Rewilding, Godolphin's top older horse this year, was euthanised after breaking his near fore leg in the Group One King George VI & Queen Elizabeth Stakes at Ascot in July.
But after a swelling on his near fore leg follow a work-out earlier this week, his position at the head of the market has been under threat from the Andre Fabre-trained Prix Greffulhe winner Pour Moi.