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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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Most work has focused on the evidence of limb posture derived from forelimb skeletal elements as the pivotal issue.
Onychonycteris, which means "clawed bat" in Greek, refers to the creature's most distinctive feature: It has claws on all five digits of its forelimbs, whereas all living bats and previously studied fossil bats have claws on no more than two digits.
According to the study, the combination of colossal canines and forceful forelimbs arose repeatedly over time.
Jerry Jacobson, biophysicist and inventor, announced today the results of studies on the effect of extremely low intensity electromagnetic fields on the restoration of forelimb grip strength, and radial nerve ultrastructure in mice with induced motor neuropathy.
Written by contributors based in the UK and the US, 129 focused chapters are logically arranged in sections on diagnosis, the foot, the forelimb, the hindlimb, the axial skeleton, developmental orthopedic disease, arthritis, soft tissues, therapeutics, the sports horse, and nonracing sports horses.
In the electroconvulsive shock test, EHT 0202 significantly increased the current threshold for inducing tonic convulsions and in the psychomotor seizure (6 Hz) model in the mouse, EHT 0202 significantly decreased the forelimb seizure score.
Turtles were weighed with a hand-held Pesola scale and the following measurements taken: carapace length as a straight line distance from the anterior tip of the cervical to the tip of the most posterior marginal lamellae; carapace width at mid-bridge; plastron length as a straight line; claw length as the straight line length of the second right forelimb digit (the left side was used if the right side was damaged); cloacal extension as the distance between the distal end of the plastron to the proximal lip of the cloaca; tail length as the distance from the distal end of the cloaca to the tip of the tail.
In the amphibian Xenopus laevis, 5 [micro]g/L perchlorate inhibited forelimb emergence during thyroid-dependent metamorphosis (Coleman et al.
The elephant's forelimb was already 100 years old when it was discarded, but it may well have been a prized ornament picked up by the Andertons on a foreign trip.
04 [micro]g/g BW dose group the deformities observed included forelimb micromelia (Figure 1D) and hemorrhagic spots (Table 1).
This wee soul had been stood on by a horse and both bones of the forelimb, the radius and ulna, were broken.
By focusing of detector in forelimb area, scintigraphic scans were started.