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 [] (Fr.)
main en griffe [man-ong-grēf´] clawhand.


Alfred, U.S. pediatrician, 1868-1949. See: Hand-Schüller-Christian disease.


(hand), [TA]
The portion of the upper limb distal to the radiocarpal joint, comprising the wrist, palm, and fingers.
Synonym(s): manus [TA], main
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The project is exploring the potential to re-designate several sections of selected main rivers as ordinary watercourses in: various rivers in Suffolk (East Anglia), South Forty Foot Catchment in Lincolnshire and Stour Marshes in Kent.
On the Tyne system reports indicate good numbers of salmon and sea-trout running up the main river and into the South and North Tyne.
The shooting and conservation group also uncovered evidence the mammals were feeding and living mainly in side ditches and drains, off the main river channel.
The Syrian government forces' crossed the main river in Damascus province and entered the strategic village of al-Nashabiyeh after hours of non-stop battle.
Which main river of the Isle of Wight shares its name with an Asian city?
Officers have identified the source of the pollution in the Cwm Beth tributary, but the oil has since worked its way downstream to affect the main River Usk.
Entire communities were swept away as the city's main river, the Matanikau, burst its banks late Thursday, bringing down bridges and inundating the downtown area in a disaster observers said was one of the worst ever faced by the Pacific nation.
In this regard, there are two types of watercourse - main river and ordinary watercourses.
The Sindh government, with funding from the Asian Development Bank, has spent Rs18 billion on approximately 70 main river dykes schemes, identified as most vulnerable bunds.
The dripping jungle envelops your spot: A the edge of the main river channel.
The victims' petition states that the UN and MINUSTAH are liable for hundreds of millions of dollars for: 1) failing to adequately screen and treat peacekeeping soldiers arriving from countries experiencing cholera epidemics; 2) dumping untreated waste from a UN base directly into a tributary of Haiti's longest and main river, the Artibonite; and 3) failing to adequately respond to the epidemic.
Bangkok: Floods engulfing parts of the Thai capital should start to recede soon, the prime minister said Saturday after barriers along Bangkok s swollen main river prevented a disastrous overflow.