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said of an anatomical part that has fallen below its usual position.

dropped elbow
results from injury to the axillary and/or thoracodorsal nerves and paralysis of the flexors of the shoulder. Occurs in injuries to the brachial plexus or its roots, such as avulsion. See also radial paralysis.
dropped jaw
see mandibular neurapraxia.
dropped monkey muscle
separation of the triceps muscle from the scapula in a Greyhound.
dropped muscle
rupture of the gracilis muscle.
dropped sole
a lesion only in the horse. The horn of the sole becomes detached from its sensitive laminae and drops to the point where the concavity of the normal sole is flat. Can occur acutely due to edema of the part or because of acute laminitis, or chronically, usually due to recurrent minor episodes of laminitis.
dropped toe
rupture of the extensor tendons and dorsal elastic ligament of a toe in a dog; especially common in racing Greyhounds.
dropped udder
see mammary suspensory ligament rupture.
dropped wrist
ventriflexion and weakness of the hand in primates with severe demineralization because of dietary deficiency of vitamin D alone or in combination with calcium.

Patient discussion about dropped

Q. Can Jantoven cause hemoglobin to drop?

A. Yes. In that case, you may consider consulting a doctor, since it may result from bleeding that may necessitate treatment.

Q. can you take cough drops while your pregnant

A. there are many kinds of cough syrups/drops/pills. and all of them contains different materials, some have codeine in it and that is not a good choice during pregnancy. but the best thing to do is ask the pharmacist that sells the medicine. their job is to know those things. you can also read the pamphlet that comes with the medicine.

Q. what is the red line when your body temperature drops before you are getting hypothermia?

A. Hypothermia is a condition in which an organism's temperature drops below that required for normal metabolism and function. For people in stage 1 hypethermia, body temperature drops by 1-2°C below normal temperature (35-36°C). Mild to strong shivering occurs. In stage 2, body temperature drops by 2-4°C (35-33 degrees). Shivering becomes more violent. Muscle mis-coordination becomes apparent and movements are slow and labored and there is mild confusuin. In stage 3, body temperature drops below approximately 32 °C (89.6 °F). Shivering usually stops and there's difficulty speaking, sluggish thinking, and amnesia start to appear. Cellular metabolic processes shut down. This is life threatening.

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And when she told of Levy, and dropped the pearl into Tefara's hand, even she was reconciled to the reality of her mother-in-law.
Instantly he stepped close in, dropped his rifle through his hands and grasped it with both hands close below the muzzle and with a short, sharp jab sent his blade up beneath Dietz's chin to the brain.
That night they dropped anchor at the mouth of a sluggish stream whose warm waters swarmed with millions of tiny tadpolelike organisms--minute human spawn starting on their precarious journey from some inland pool toward "the beginning"--a journey which one in millions, perhaps, might survive to complete.
To assert that she knew me by sight as the wife of Eustace, and that she had waited on the sands and dropped her letter for the express purpose of making acquaintance with me, was also to assert every one of these monstrous probabilities to be facts that had actually happened!
In the silence that followed he suddenly dropped on his knees at my feet, with a cry of despair that cut through me like a knife.
He tried to back out, but dropped his reins and swore dutifully.
If I hadn't dropped the ring we--"Let me see the ring," said Miss Lantry.
He dropped it in the street, and got out to recover it.
I dropped down upon you, then, you ill-conditioned man,' (Jeremiah chuckled at having forced her to adopt his phrase,) 'for having been needlessly significant to Arthur that morning.
I'd sooner be dropped upon by you than by him, or even by you jintly, than by him alone
EDWARDS AIR FORCE BASE -- A company vying to develop a new military satellite launch system dropped a 65,000-pound dummy booster rocket from a C-17 transport plane, moving the program closer to a live launch.
Once they have dropped to the proper width and depth we want them to square up and read the quarterback's eyes.