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chela

(kē′lə)
n. pl. che·lae (-lē)
A pincerlike claw of a crustacean or arachnid, such as a lobster, crab, or scorpion.

chela

the large pincer-like claw of crabs and lobsters, formed from the modification of the 5th segment (dactylopodite) and 6th segment (propodite) of the limb.
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When her mother returned, she noticed Chela had a problem walking.
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Murray had lost the first five games of his previous match against Viktor Troicki as he struggled with the effects of an injured right ankle and it was not much better against Chela.
After winning that comfortably and taking a 5-2 lead in the second set it looked like Murray had turned the corner but Chela fought back to level only for the Scot to break again, and this time he made no mistake.
Chela was simply not missing from the baseline, but the British number one dug deep to retrieve one break before saving two set points on his own serve, the second with a superb dinked backhand.
Chela, though, is no pushover despite injury problems having dropped the 31-year-old down to No.
The Scot appeared to be moving okay but he did not deal well with the blustery conditions and, from 1-0 up, lost four straight games to experienced campaigner Chela.
Murray saw it out, however, by taking the next two games and at last took full control of proceedings and, when he broke for a 5-2 lead in the third, pounding Chela with huge groundstrokes, the end was nigh.
A succession of delays on a rain-blighted day five of the tournament threatened to derail Murray's bid to wrap up a sixth straight victory over Chela.
A succession of delays on a rainblighted day five of the tournament threatened to derail the world number four's bid to wrap up what was a sixth straight victory over Chela.
But Chela was not so eager and won the battle of wills when tournament officials called a halt to proceedings, much to Murray's annoyance.
Because she has no friends at school Chela spends her free time with Ap&225; helping him build their new house and practicing for the school soccer tournament.