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chela

[′kē·lə]
(invertebrate zoology)
A claw or pincer on the limbs of certain crustaceans and arachnids.
A sponge spicule with talonlike terminal processes.
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Pituca, la vecina rica, le pide a Chela servir de chofer para llevar y traer a sus amigas a las reuniones de juego de canasta; el favor se vuelve oficio y manera de ganar dinero; con su pareja tras las rejas, se desvanece la burbuja en la que vivia protegida y controlada.
Chela was first taken to a dispensary, then a hospital in Bomet where she was sent to Moi Referral in Eldoret.
Pedipalp: femur 0.49/0.08 (6.1) [0.65-0.66/0.11 (6.1-6.2)], patella 0.20/0.10 (2.0) [0.27-0.28/0.13-0.14 (2.0-2.1)], chela 0.66/0.12 (5.5) [0.85-0.87/0.17-0.18 (5.0)], hand 0.26 (2.2) [0.35-0.36 (2.1)], movable finger 0.39 [0.50]; ratio movable finger/hand 1.5 [1.4], femur/movable finger 1.3, femur/carapace 1.4, chela/carapace 1.9, chela/femur 1.3.
It was the third year in a row in which Chela had found himself facing Murray at Roland Garros and this time the British number one really had to dig deep.
Chela was simply not missing from the baseline, but the British number one dug deep to retrieve one break before saving two set points on his own serve, the second with a superb dinked backhand.
Chela was simply not missing from the baseline but the British number one dug deep to retrieve one break before saving two set points on his own serve, the second with a superb dinked backhand.
Murray was hoping to follow in the footsteps of his old pal Tim Henman, who was the last British man to reach the semis in Paris - and Henman got there by beating Chela in the quarter-finals.
After winning that comfortably and taking a 5-2 lead in the second set it looked like Murray had turned the corner but Chela fought back to level only for the Scot to break again, and this time he made no mistake.
World No.4 Murray returned to court this afternoon a set up on Chela with the score 3-3 in the second after their contest was suspended in fading light at around 9.30pm following the first wet day of this year's tournament.
A succession of delays on a rainblighted day five of the tournament threatened to derail the world number four's bid to wrap up what was a sixth straight victory over Chela.
AN ANGRY Andy Murray walked off Court One at Roland Garros last night despite taking a one-set lead over Juan Ignacio Chela in his French Open secondround match.
AN ANGRY Andy Murray walked off Court One at Roland Garros yesterday despite taking a one-set lead over Juan Ignacio Chela in his French Open second-round match.