forelimb

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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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01), aspects more evident on hind and fore leg, neck and briskets.
Proportions of legs as follows: Femur, tibia, tarsal 1, tarsal 2, tarsal 3 of fore leg, 0.
Note that the shearer's feet must be right up under the sheep's fore leg and hind leg and the sheep is almost tilted onto its back.
NICKY HENDERSON appeared to lose one of his Champion Hurdle team yesterday when the exciting Spirit Son was all but ruled out after the discovery of a problem with his near fore leg that will put him out of action "for the foreseeable future".
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.
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.
In winning at Thurles the mare picked up a slight cut on her near fore leg and it was decided that that she had done enough for the season.
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.