Quadrupedal


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Quadrupedal

(religion, spiritualism, and occult)

The quadrupedal signs are the so-called four-footed signs, namely, Aries, Taurus, Leo, Sagittarius, and Capricorn.

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It has been suggested that the plantaris is a vestigial remnant of human's quadrupedal ancestry and was earlier attached to the plantar aponeurosis, but with the evolutionary process of erect posture, the insertion of the muscle got shifted to a higher position.
philippensis was classified into seven categories: feeding (including handling and ingestion of food items), calling, movement (includes quadrupedal movement, such as walking, running, climbing, jumping and gliding), resting (outside the tree cavity without any activity), exploring (including food searching and scrutinizing surroundings), grooming (squirrels clean itself by licking, biting and scratching through hairs) and nesting inside the cavity (squirrels in tree cavities).
Baird (1952) measured the distance between successive manus and pes sets as a proxy for the relative trunk length of a quadrupedal tetrapod (the glenoacetabular distance - i.
Takase, "Integration of posture and rhythmic motion controls in quadrupedal dynamic walking using phase modulations based on leg loading/unloading," Autonomous Robots, vol.
Even the ladies have very much to say of these quadrupedal friends of man, to the no small astonishment of the visitor who, however, in a week finds himself talking as constantly and as confidently of cayuses and bronchos, of corrals and branding and rounding up as a true soul of the plains and not a mere newly arrived tender-foot.
In these cases, bipedal locomotion is considered more effective than quadrupedal in escaping from predators because it allows for greater speed, rapid response to attacks from predators, and sudden changes in direction (Taraborelli et al.
1997): Las Cerradicas tracksite (Berriasian, Galve, Spain): Growing evidence for quadrupedal ornithopods.
O exame ultrassonografico tambem pode ser realizado com o animal em posicao quadrupedal quando se deseja o deslocamento do fluido intraluminal para a area de interesse (14).
Kangaroos, kangaroo rats and jerboas all have a more forward-shifted foramen magnum compared with their quadrupedal (four-legged walking) close relatives.
Washington, July 7 ( ANI ): Researchers have found that bipedal desert rodents are able to co-exist with their quadrupedal counterparts by employing a diverse set of jumps, hops and skips.
To the first question, the answer is that modern Europeans are not far removed from their quadrupedal (and even aquatic) ancestors and remain much like their "savage" brethren.
A well-known study excluding kangaroo rats from long-term monitoring plots in southeastern Arizona has demonstrated that small, quadrupedal heteromyid and murid species increased in the absence of larger bipedal competitors, while, at the same time, insectivores (Onychomys torridus and O.