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foreleg

(fôr′lĕg′)
n.
Either of the front legs of a quadruped.
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After much cursing and sweating, I once again managed to get both of Ebby's forelegs through the holes in the vest.
The fossil is one of the largest foreleg fossils ever discovered in Japan, with its length estimated at about 90 centimeters and width about 25 cm, according to the museum.
Dimorphic patterns of foreleg pigmentation appear to be one of the most widespread and conspicuous form of sexual dimorphism among wolf spiders (Framenau, pers.
Eight of nine pesticides prolonged the time to foreleg emergence, and nine of nine chemicals prolonged the time to tail resorption.
Szabo, with her hand on the horse's side, gently applied the stethoscope, sliding it down to the belly, behind the foreleg, to the heart.
With the typically high pain threshold of a terrier, cars hold no fear for Howard and so when he was clipped by a car, the initial scream he let out subsided quickly and when he came into the surgery, he was even bearing weight on his left foreleg.
German Shepherd Shadow had his left foreleg amputated after he got caught in a trap and was abandoned by his original owners.
Trainer Tony Martin announced that the gelding had sustained a fractured near foreleg but that his prospects for recovery were good.
Not a lot went right for the winner of the inaugural Jewson Novices' Handicap Chase in 2005, who was absent for a year with a fractured foreleg, and he won for the first time since the Cheltenham Festival at Kelso last November.
A scan carried out after that run revealed a tendon strain in the near foreleg.
We have the foreleg of a corgi-sizeddog, which,dare we suggest,might be a much favoured ancestral royal companion,'' saidDr Mulville, of the School of History and Archaeology.
However, heat was discovered in a foreleg at evening stables and she was ruled out for the remainder of the season.