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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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The clinical representation of mandibular fracture includes dropped jaws, ptylasm, oedema and pain on mandibular palpation (Roux, 2007).
As we enter this season of Advent--this time of wide-open eyes and dropped jaws and chills running up and down our spines--it strikes me that perhaps we have all been drafted by Jesus into his ragtag army of holy hope catchers.
As construction crews worked on the final touches of the $50 million overhaul during the first day of winter term, there were more than a few awed faces and dropped jaws.
Aside from attending glamorous parties together, the German model dropped jaws when she posed for Sports Illustrated's Body Painting issue a few years ago
they are feelings with dropped jaws hungry for the ordinary .
The first run-through that we did, there were dropped jaws, because I don't think anyone had really seen her dance like that before.
From a very young Master of Disaster to the reigning SOTY, more than 100 memorable images were on the wall, drawing dropped jaws all around.
Summary: Not too long ago, Lonny Fried's achievement would have dropped jaws.
The Optimus 3D also has two cameras on the back so you can capture 3D videos or pictures - it has certainly been the cause of a few dropped jaws.
With spear-like barren peaks poking skywards - 5,000 to 7,000 feet high - and due to the extra load of reporters and their equipment, the chopper was not flying higher than 5,000 feet from the ground, carrying people with dropped jaws, wide-open eyes and frozen bodies.
The 70 Broad Street property that dropped jaws when it first hit the market in September 2009, for its $45 million price tag, saw another price cut last month.
Prepare for laughs, curling toes and dropped jaws as Marney's trademark humour contrasts sharply against the kind of dark happenings that will never be listed in any Spanish tour guide.