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forelimb

(fôr′lĭm′)
n.
An anterior appendage, such as a leg, wing, or flipper.

forelimb

the front limb.

forelimb paralysis
see brachial paralysis.
forelimb restraint hold
restraint of a horse by holding a forelimb tightly flexed at the knee, either manually using an assistant, or by a tightly buckled strap; suitable only for simple procedures.
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1) 1st quality cuts = Steacks I-VIII, Loin+Steacks IX-XVIII, Fore leg and Tenderloin.
Looking at the amplitude and frequency of the movements, it is possible to recognize two behavioral patterns in the male approach: the first is "shy", hesitant with slow movements of the fore legs (lateral oscillations), sometimes with moderate lifting of the abdomen.
The slaughter and carcass characteristics for intact and docked lambs are summarized in Table 3, and proximate analysis on meat cuts of the left half of the carcass (hind leg, loin, ribs, fore leg and neck) are summarized in Table 4.
But owner Zoltan Mikoczy said: "The inflammation spread from his left fore leg to the right, possibly because of the fact that he was standing on the right leg.
The race was marred by a fatal accident to Kieren Fallon's mount Botteen, who broke a near fore leg in a fall just under two furlongs out and had to be put down.
Rewilding, Godolphin's top older horse this year who was euthanized after breaking his near fore leg in the Group One King George VI & Queen Elizabeth Stakes at Ascot in July, won the Dubai Sheema Classic (Gr 1) at Meydan in March and the Prince of Wales's Stakes at Royal Ascot in June.
Fore leg weight, shank weight, shank fat weight and thin flank weight of the carcass were the highest in CBK followed by BCBK and JNC.
His off fore leg was cast after the race and he came home with the rest of the horses last night," said trainer Aidan O'Brien.
After being attended to by racecourse vets, who found that Rewilding had broken his near fore leg, the horse was instantly euthanised.
Fore leg mostly black to fuscous with an ochraceous marking on coxa, trochanter, femur, and pretarsal claw.
Weight of bones, boneless meat, ribs, excluded rib meat, retailed cut meat, tender loin, sir loin, strip loin, sticking, top round, bottom round, fore leg, shank, and thin-flank were higher in CBK than in BCBK and JNC.
The 10-year-old was found to have heat in his near fore leg and, while looking a million dollars in a parade of Elliott's stable stars, he is now on the easy list with a view to returning next autumn ahead of a tilt at the 2009 National.