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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1I), distorted axis (27.30%), distorted forelimb (40.10), distorted hindlimb (32.00%), extension of forelimb (14.21%), drooping wrist (9.01%), hemorrhages (57.70%) and angular tail (33.34%), Fetuses recovered from cadmium chloride+antidote group showed normal growth of eyes, brain, forlimb size, hindlimb size and tail (Figs.
Satomi et al., "Mechanism of restoration of forelimb motor function after cervical spinal cord hemisection in rats: electrophysiological verification," Behavioural Neurology, vol.
In a second study [32], in vivo two-photon calcium imaging was used to examine how response properties of individual neurons and glial cells in reorganized forelimb and hindlimb functional somatosensory maps modified during the recovery period from ischemic damage in the sensory cortex.
1) Absolute size variation--Hyla arborea females had higher values for forelimb traits H, R, FL, hindlimb traits F, T, DH, HL and sacral trait SW (Tables 2, 3).
Measurement data on various features/ forms and structures of forelimb bones of Asian elephant are illustrated in Table I.
The forelimb grip test did not show any significant changes in the vanadium-exposed animals relative to controls.
Location motor neurons projecting to the cat distal forelimb. II.
(1) being recumbent with little or no weight born on limbs and ventral surface of the body resting on the ground and claws of forelimb bent backward (Figure 1(b)),
Besides, the mechanical properties of brain tissues have been also investigated by Miller [4]; nevertheless, skeletal muscle tissue has been rarely being reported [12,8,6], Among the earlier studies on mechanical testing of biological tissues [1,13,2,11], the studies on skeletal muscles are still lacking [7,8,5,6], However, in this study, unaxial mechanical testing was utilized using an Instron Mechanical Testing Machine to characterize the mechanical properties of five bov ine forelimb muscles: Biceps.
As described earlier, the right forelimb did not influence this measurement because it was denervated.
Rats were exposed to a unilateral photochemical lesion of the sensorimotor cortex of the forelimb and hind limb to assess postlesion motor performance.