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keel

(kēl),
1. Paratyphoid or salmonellosis of ducklings.
2. The anatomic term referring to the line along the ventral aspect of bird's breastbone; a bony prominence.

keel

(in prosthetics) a device in a stored-energy foot prosthesis that bends the foot upward when weight is applied to the toe. See also carina, Seattle Foot, stored-energy foot.

keel

see CARINA.

keel

1. the ventrally directed large surface of the bird's sternum, the site of attachment of the major muscles of flight. Called also carina.
2. the prominent area over the sternum in Dachshunds.
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Celebrating the official start of a ship's construction, the keel laying ceremony was historically used to mark the initial placement of a central beam, which served as the vessel's backbone.
There's a big gap between what we're shown as being ideal and what to aspire to and where we actually are as a population," Keel said.
The latest step in a programme of planned improvements being carried out at Keel Row, it will seat 30, bringing a new vibe to the place.
Throughout the campaign, Wheless said Keel could "pull a Meyers" if elected because her husband is a Democrat.
The move gives Keel Point, which currently has offices in Chattanooga, Tennessee; Huntsville, Alabama; Kansas City, Missouri; and metro-Washington, DC greater reach in the Chattanooga area, while also benefitting DeMoss Capital clients with additional resources, family services and investment opportunities.
Prior to the keel laying ceremony, NAVSUP FLC Jacksonville logisticians had already received 22.
Charles Ferguson Davie, chief investment officer at Moorfield, said: "Liverpool's waterfront has witnessed a significant revival over recent years and The Keel is the perfect new addition to the regeneration of the area, creating a landmark asset for the city centre and part of a larger strategic move into the purpose-built private rental sector for funds managed by Moorfield.
The Arrow Reverse Shoulder long keel and short keel glenoid base is indicated for patients with severe shoulder arthropathy and a grossly deficient rotator cuff or a previously failed shoulder joint replacement with a grossly deficient rotator cuff.
A long-standing tradition the keel laying marks the ceremonial beginning of the ship's construction" said Crowley's Todd Busch senior vice president and general manager technical services.
Clinical Findings--Clinical findings were consistent with dermatitis (right facial lesion) and a coalescing subdermal granuloma (ventral keel lesion).
The keel acts as an anchor that decreases the overall surface velocity of South America," they wrote.
The Q is beautifully built, entirely of carbon with just a clear coat on the hull and no anti-foul to spoil the shine--so it is certainly a good looker, but everyone waited to see the keel.