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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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1) Absolute size variation--Hyla arborea females had higher values for forelimb traits H, R, FL, hindlimb traits F, T, DH, HL and sacral trait SW (Tables 2, 3).
The forelimb grip test did not show any significant changes in the vanadium-exposed animals relative to controls.
As a preparatory step for the evaluation of forelimb motor function, we set up a testing environment that would allow straight locomotion of the rat.
Four male and healthy bovines at around 24 months old were sacrificed to obtain their forelimb muscles.
The animals were assessed daily up to 30 days after surgery, with the onset of a response being recorded as the day that they had a withdrawal response of the forelimb to one of the two voltages evaluated.
In conclusion, the DDF tenotomy technique at the pastern level performed in cadaver forelimbs subjected to a traction-induced biomechanical system didn't produce statistically significant differences on the distal joint angles when compared to the mid metacarpal level.
The cat's left forelimb was badly damaged and the amputation saved his life," said Dr.
Designed for quick access, material is arranged in chapters on functional anatomy, diagnosis, assessment, imaging, and common conditions of the foot, forelimb, hindlimb, and axial skeleton.
It is made up of an almost complete skull, shoulder blades, wishbone, and a left forelimb with single finger claw.
Morphometeric studies involved the fetal body weight, crown rump length, head and eye circumferences, pinna size, snout size, length of forelimb and hindlimb and tail length.
The research team laser-scanned the surface contours of a rabbit forelimb joint and made a 3-D model that was used to create an anatomically dimensioned bioscaffold.