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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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(1) 1st quality cuts = Steacks I-VIII, Loin+Steacks IX-XVIII, Fore leg and Tenderloin.
Proportions of legs as follows: Femur, tibia, tarsal 1, tarsal 2, tarsal 3 of fore leg, 1.40 : 1.30 : 0.05 : 0.05 : 0.20; of middle leg, 1.90 : 1.05 : 0.10 :
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.
MEASUREMENTS" Male total length (from tip of siphon to apex of anteriorly extended rostrum) 45.50; body length 32.50; length of siphon 13.00; width of head 2.60; width of eye 0.80; interocular width 1.00; anterior width of prothorax 2.20; humeral width of prothorax 3.10; total length of prothorax (along midline) 8.50; length of anterior pronotal lobe along midline 5.60; length of posterior pronotal lobe along midline 2.90; fore leg: length of coxa 5.25, of femur 8.30, of tibia plus tarsus 3.7; middle leg: length of femur 13.10, of tibia 12.20, of tarsi excluding claws 2.20; hind leg: length of femur 14.20, of tibia 16.40, tarsi excluding claws 2.40.
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.
The slaughter and carcass characteristics for intact and docked lambs are summarized in Table 3, and proximate analysis on meat cuts of the left half of the carcass (hind leg, loin, ribs, fore leg and neck) are summarized in Table 4.
But owner Zoltan Mikoczy said: "The inflammation spread from his left fore leg to the right, possibly because of the fact that he was standing on the right leg.
The race was marred by a fatal accident to Kieren Fallon's mount Botteen, who broke a near fore leg in a fall just under two furlongs out and had to be put down.
Rewilding, Godolphin's top older horse this year who was euthanized after breaking his near fore leg in the Group One King George VI & Queen Elizabeth Stakes at Ascot in July, won the Dubai Sheema Classic (Gr 1) at Meydan in March and the Prince of Wales's Stakes at Royal Ascot in June.
Fore leg weight, shank weight, shank fat weight and thin flank weight of the carcass were the highest in CBK followed by BCBK and JNC.