stifle

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stifle

the joint in the hind leg of a horse, dog, etc., between the femur and tibia
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Ecographic examination of the stifle joint affected by cranial cruciate ligament rupture in the dog.
Full-thickness cylindrical defects, 5mm diameter by 7mm depth, were created bilaterally in the central part of the patellofemoral groove of both stifle joints.
The hornbill demonstrated cranial drawer motion and severe rotational instability of the stifle from ruptures of the cranial and caudal cruciate ligaments and stifle joint capsule.
Articular cartilage discs (n=30) 5 mm in diameter were harvested from pig stifle joints.
Draught purpose cattle and buffaloes are more prone (Singh and Rishi Tayal, 1995) and hip and stifle joints are affected with higher frequency (Scott et al.