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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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After modified TTA the cranial subluxation was significantly reduced (mean of 1.7mm), with four stifles presenting complete joint stability, five with reduced cranial tibial subluxation (1-3mm) and only one joint with accentuated cranial subluxation (7mm) (Figure 2).
In reference to "Defense Stifles Innovation Despite Urgent War Needs," the problem of bureaucracy stifling innovation certainly exists.
That letter claimed that the Church "stifles its prophets" and that Christians, "particularly religious, are called to question society and the Church." The CRC requested further dialogue on "controversial issues such as the ordination of women and married men, and same-sex marriage." Under the headline "Prophecy in the Church," the letter said the CRC regretted the [Canadian] Church's "little influence in the great social debates, because of its conservatism and that of Rome which it supports, and also because it does not accept any dissent, even responsible dissent."
Fortunately, NASA'S timorousness no longer stifles space flight.
Apartheid's brutal segregation never stifles the energetic Masekela, who with the gift of a trumpet from Satchmo Armstrong, begins his journey to global prominence.
ITEM: England's Independent newspaper reported on June 8 that "withdrawing from the EU has made the United Kingdom Independence Party a natural vehicle for Euroskeptics and voters wishing to lodge a protest vote...." Citing the UKIP's own publicity claiming that membership in the EU "stifles our initiative and threatens our freedom," the newspaper stated that the rise in anti-EU sentiment "has been remarkable."
* Saying current landfill financial assurance rules and landfill regulations are a "ticking time bomb" and that the current situation stifles recycling, the GrassRoots Recycling Network, Madison, Wis., and the Sierra Club, San Francisco, have started pressuring the California Integrated Waste Management Board, (CIWMB) to rethink the state's landfill regulations.
that stifles recycling, the GrassRoots Recycling Network, Madison, Wis., and the Sierra Club, San Francisco, are pressuring the California Integrated Waste Management Board, Sacramento, to rethink its landfill regulations.