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horseshoe

(hôrs′sho͞o′, hôr′sho͞o′)
n.
A flat U-shaped metal plate fitted and nailed to the bottom of a horse's hoof for protection.
tr.v. horse·shoed, horse·shoeing, horse·shoes
To fit with horseshoes.
Medspeak adjective Referring to a crescentic shape in which the crescent’s arms are longer than that of a proper crescent
Weight training noun A one-handed grip used for certain exercises—e.g., cable curls, triceps press downs, cable rows, lateral raises

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Based upon what scientists know about horseshoe crabs past and present, "Vaderlimulus likely inhabited a shallow, possibly transitional freshwater coastal setting," the researchers wrote in their study.
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During dinner that evening, we decided to focus on Horseshoe, because El Chapo had seemingly vanished into thin air.
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Blue Horseshoe has over the years played such a crucial role in the beverages market segment of the retail industry, helping businesses become more efficient and profitable," said Rachel Smith, Retail Realm's Director of Sales in North America.
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Matthew Sclafani, leader of the New York Horseshoe Crab Monitoring Network, first became involved with horseshoe crabs.
Horseshoe kidney is the most common type of renal fusion with the incidence of 1 in 400-1 in 800.
PCNL to treat urolithiasis is a useful and effective approach in anomoalous kidneys (2-4,7-9) Horseshoe kidneys are prone to urolithiasis due to stasis from ureteropelvic junction abnormalities, (1) infection, and metabolic derangements.
Wellfleet is not a big player in the horseshoe crab harvest,'' town Shellfish Advisory Board Chairman Barbara Austin said.
He identified a number of theories which may have been instrumental in transforming the common horseshoe into a object revered as a bearer of lucK.