forepaw


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forepaw

either of the front feet of most land mammals that do not have hoofs
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Again those forepaws lashed and circled, again beasts leaped and darted in their frenzied efforts to evade him; some to succeed, two more to die.
Consequently, the forepaw of the foreground lion displays six toes/claws, somewhat carelessly.
Pont swims out noiselessly to the sleeping ducks, touches them one by one with his forepaw, and as the duck awakes and removes its head from beneath its wing, he crushes its head in his mouth.
After rats are injected with the antagonist naloxone, withdrawal symptoms include: teeth chattering, forepaw tremor, head shakes, and anxiety (in a maze) (Colantuoni et al.
Using microsurgical technique, the forepaw and hindpaw flexor digitorum profundus (FDP) equivalent was dissected free of surrounding tissues.
Then there was Debbie Ferdinand's Pekinese and its painful ingrowing left forepaw claw, accompanied by a detailed account of how the vet painlessly sorted things out to Mustard's (the Pekinese's) relief.
A score of 0 indicated no neurological deficit (normal); 1, mild neurological deficit (failure to lift forepaw fully); 2, moderate neurological deficit (circling to the left); 3, severe neurological deficit (falling to the left); and 4, very severe neurological deficit (failure to walk spontaneously and depressed level of consciousness).
1989): normal motor function = 0; flexion of contralateral forelimb upon suspended vertically by tail or failure to extend forepaw = 1; circling to the contralateral side but have normal posture at rest = 2; loss of righting reflex = 3; no spontaneous motor activity = 4.
1989): normal motor function = 0; flexion of contra-lateral forelimb upon suspended vertically by tail or failure to extend forepaw = 1; circling to the contra-lateral side but have normal posture at rest = 2; loss of righting reflex = 3; no spontaneous motor activity = 4.
1989) (0 = no neurological deficit, 1 = failure to extend the left forepaw fully, 2 = circling to the left, 3 = falling to the left, 4 = no spontaneous walking with a depressed level of consciousness).
repetitive head and forepaw movements) than male rats, but only the males showed significant differences in amphetamine-induced stereotypy as a function of the experimental conditions.
The Pope has become, as in a fable, an android fox, sitting in a predatory crouch, his nose a long twitch, his large blotched hand a forepaw with a papal ring on one claw, his eyes acute and approving as he fixes them upon his grandson Ottavio Farnese.