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foreleg

(fôr′lĕg′)
n.
Either of the front legs of a quadruped.
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I told myself to be patient, and then coaxed Ebby into putting her right foreleg through the far hole again.
The fossil is one of the largest foreleg fossils ever discovered in Japan, with its length estimated at about 90 centimeters and width about 25 cm, according to the museum.
Dimorphic patterns of foreleg pigmentation appear to be one of the most widespread and conspicuous form of sexual dimorphism among wolf spiders (Framenau, pers.
Points for Calming and Grounding POINT LOCATION HT 7 Found on the outside of the foreleg, just above the transverse crease of the carpal joint.
Eight of nine pesticides prolonged the time to foreleg emergence, and nine of nine chemicals prolonged the time to tail resorption.
Researchers have gone so far as to remove part of the surface of a pedicle, transplant it to various parts of deer, and grow antler tines on various parts of a deer's skull, ear, and even on a foreleg. (All this research was done because antlers grow so fast that a full study of such growth might lead to ways to grow human tissue for things such as skin grafts.)
The 10-year-old gelding, who became the oldest horse to win a Group One race when scoring at Cologne in August, has injured the suspensory ligament just below the knee on his left foreleg.
Twelve-year-old Barnaby had the lower part of his right foreleg amputated about a year ago after a muscular disease led to an infection, Reuters reported.
Iritani noted that the Russian side of the project has already done preliminary studies, in one of which it found a foreleg of a mammoth.
But Waygood, a 35-year-old Household Cavalry equitation trainer based at Windsor, had to abandon his victory hopes when his horse pulled up with a sprained right foreleg.
Blowing hard and dripping blood from her mouth at an alarming rate, she was holding a foreleg and very agitated.
Bagshot-based Gubby, 81, had hoped to go out in a blaze of glory with Pal Of The Cat at Southwell yesterday but he was forced to shelve that plan when the six-year-old was found with a swollen foreleg in his box.