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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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Males had higher values for femur and humerus, while females had higher values for distal part of forelimbs.
Biologists since Charles Darwin have used the structure of the bat wing as an example of both evolutionary novelty the appearance of a new trait and vertebrate homology, or shared ancestry between two seemingly different structures in this case, the wing of the bat and the forelimb of other mammals.
Much, however, remains to be clarified concerning the reported restoration of forelimb motor function after cervical spinal cord or brain injury.
To have a turning movement, inboard and outboard forelimbs have to be extended laterally in relation to the body axis and the inboard hindlimb have to be used as a fixed pivot point.
The monster had two separate chests with two pairs of forelimbs, two necks and two normal heads, but with a common rear parts (moncaudatus), i.
As described earlier, the right forelimb did not influence this measurement because it was denervated.
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.
Primeval star Hannah Spearritt As the insect with shovel-like forelimbs strikes fear into the heart of many, Matt hopes to draw it out so it can be killed.
Also, Lyuba has longer forelimbs and Khroma has wider, thicker facial bones and strange growths around the tusk sockets.
The doctor also noted that all digits on both forelimbs have been de-clawed.
The arrangement is by bone type, such as ulna, metacarpals and forelimbs, and femur.
The researchers also found that larger animals have a pronounced difference in stiffness between the pads on the forelimbs and the pads on the hind limbs.