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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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As described earlier, the right forelimb did not influence this measurement because it was denervated.
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Foraging kangaroo rats moved forward slowly upon all fours and utilized their forelimbs to place food in their cheek pouches, instead of immediately consuming the food items.
Jersey City, find our pace insufficient, the solution is simply to activate the muscles in your forelimbs very slightly to cause your vehicle to move slightly to the left.
The distal forelimbs and mandibles of 157 white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus) harvested during the 2001 fall hunting season on the Piedmont National Wildlife Refuge, Georgia, were used to explore the osteometric correlation of sex, age, and body mass with hoof size.
Much like the guinea pig, its hindquarters and rear legs were far more powerful than its forelimbs.
Sensitization was measured by quantifying repetitive movements of the head and forelimbs, and turning in circles.
By injecting tracers into different regions of the motor cortex we can selectively label the neurons that should innervate the forelimbs and hindlimbs.
Normally, rats unaffected by stroke swim using only their hind limbs, holding their forelimbs motionless under the chin.
Effects on developmental stability were consistently observed as fluctuating asymmetry of the forelimbs and hind limbs in MA- and RA- treated animals.
The other measurements recorded were head length to the middle of the gular fold, maximal head width posterior to the orbit, maximal head depth posterior to the orbit, distance between the anterior portion of the orbit and the nostril, gape width at widest span of the jaw, trunk length between the axilla and groin, trunk width posterior to the forelimbs, and length of the third left-hind toe.
Some causes are one or both forelimbs turned back, deviations of the head, breech presentation, posterior presentation or undilated cervix.