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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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These powers allow us to do work, they do not oblige us to carry out either maintenance or construction of new works on main rivers.
Due to continuous effort of the Government of Indonesia and JICA%s cooperation towards flood management, flooding along the Citarum main river has been reduced, however, countermeasures for flood management along the upper tributaries is still not sufficient.
On the river scene, the Tyne had yet more rises and was in flood again on Tuesday, with the main river at 4ft 3in above summer flow.
This is also a high risk location close to the main River Dee which is recognised as a conservation site of European significance.
THE rivers-trust movement has developed widely within Wales over the past year, with trusts now active in the six main river catchments.
Chesters also produced a 22lb fish for Chris Ramos, who then went to Bywell on the main river to hook an even bigger salmon of 25lb, both catches coming to fly.
Motorists in Stratford are being warned to expect disruption, delays and diversions after it was announced the town's main river bridge will be closed.
Moreover, juvenile fish are finding shelter in lateral waters, where they are protected against waves caused by ship traffic in the main river.
Main river beats are producing fish although a good spate is now necessary to get fish into the tributaries.
No impact has been detected on the main River Wye and initial survey results suggest that the invertebrate species on which the fish feed have largely been unaffected," he said.
A breakdown of the flooded properties by the Environment Agency revealed 52% were affected by a main river, 12% by surface water and 36% by flooding from ordinary watercourses.
The berth on the south bank and main river channel will be deepened by almost one metre, creating 13 metres of deep water at the berth and 10 metres in the channel.