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said of an anatomical part that has fallen below its usual position.

dropped elbow
results from injury to the axillary and/or thoracodorsal nerves and paralysis of the flexors of the shoulder. Occurs in injuries to the brachial plexus or its roots, such as avulsion. See also radial paralysis.
dropped jaw
see mandibular neurapraxia.
dropped monkey muscle
separation of the triceps muscle from the scapula in a Greyhound.
dropped muscle
rupture of the gracilis muscle.
dropped sole
a lesion only in the horse. The horn of the sole becomes detached from its sensitive laminae and drops to the point where the concavity of the normal sole is flat. Can occur acutely due to edema of the part or because of acute laminitis, or chronically, usually due to recurrent minor episodes of laminitis.
dropped toe
rupture of the extensor tendons and dorsal elastic ligament of a toe in a dog; especially common in racing Greyhounds.
dropped udder
see mammary suspensory ligament rupture.
dropped wrist
ventriflexion and weakness of the hand in primates with severe demineralization because of dietary deficiency of vitamin D alone or in combination with calcium.

Patient discussion about dropped

Q. Can Jantoven cause hemoglobin to drop?

A. Yes. In that case, you may consider consulting a doctor, since it may result from bleeding that may necessitate treatment.

Q. can you take cough drops while your pregnant

A. there are many kinds of cough syrups/drops/pills. and all of them contains different materials, some have codeine in it and that is not a good choice during pregnancy. but the best thing to do is ask the pharmacist that sells the medicine. their job is to know those things. you can also read the pamphlet that comes with the medicine.

Q. what is the red line when your body temperature drops before you are getting hypothermia?

A. Hypothermia is a condition in which an organism's temperature drops below that required for normal metabolism and function. For people in stage 1 hypethermia, body temperature drops by 1-2°C below normal temperature (35-36°C). Mild to strong shivering occurs. In stage 2, body temperature drops by 2-4°C (35-33 degrees). Shivering becomes more violent. Muscle mis-coordination becomes apparent and movements are slow and labored and there is mild confusuin. In stage 3, body temperature drops below approximately 32 °C (89.6 °F). Shivering usually stops and there's difficulty speaking, sluggish thinking, and amnesia start to appear. Cellular metabolic processes shut down. This is life threatening.

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His guitar playing dropped jaws when he so wanted, and his vocal phrasings typically were on par with his most immediate inspiration, Frank Sinatra.
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You would throw a tantrum, whinge loudly about only only having a five-week summer break, threaten to walk out of your pounds 20,000-a-week job in disgust at being treated like a junior doctor on permanent call, then look at the dropped jaws on your fellow holiday-makers and take a swift reality check.
Laura Harring of ``Mulholland Drive'' wore a strapless red-and-black Armani gown, but what really dropped jaws was the $27 million, 77-carat Archduke Joseph Diamond necklace designed by Alfredo Molina, and $1 million diamond stiletto sandals by Stuart Weitzman.
All you could see along the Thames for three miles was a 40-deep bank of open mouths, dropped jaws and bewitched eyes transfixed on first a river of fire and then a sky on fire.
Earlier this year, Braun's brawn dropped jaws on a home run at El Camino Real High in Woodland Hills.
All you could see for three miles on either side of the Thames was a 20-deep bank of open mouths, dropped jaws and bewitched eyes transfixed on first a river of fire and then a sky on fire.
Lewis seemed to have beaten Holyfield soundly, but the fight was scored a draw, leaving fans with dropped jaws and little faith in boxing's judging system.