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pedal

 [ped´'l]
pertaining to the foot or feet.

ped·al

(ped'ăl), Avoid the mispronunciation pē'dal. Avoid the redundant phrase foot pedal.
Relating to the feet, or to any structure called pes.
[L. pedalis, fr. pes (ped-), a foot]

pedal

/ped·al/ (ped´'l) pertaining to the foot or feet.

pedal

(pĕd′l)
adj.
(also pēd′l) Of or relating to a foot or footlike part: the pedal extremities.

ped′al·er, ped′al·ler n.

pedal

[ped′əl]
Etymology: L, pes, foot
pertaining to the foot.

ped·al

(ped'ăl)
Relating to the feet, or to any structure called pes.
[L. pedalis, fr. pes (ped-), a foot]

pedal

of or relating to the foot, particularly those of molluscs.

pedal (pēˑ·dl),

adj pertaining to the foot.

pedal

pertaining to the foot or feet.

pedal arthritis
seen most often in cattle with septic arthritis of the distal interphalangeal joint.
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Septic pedal interphalangeal arthritis. By permission from Blowey RW, Weaver AD, Diseases and Disorders of Cattle, Mosby, 1997
pedal bone
the distal phalanx of ungulates, especially the horse.
pedal bone rotation
causing penetration of the sole of the horse's foot; a characteristic of severe laminitis.
pedal fracture
fractures of the pedal bone occur most commonly in horses. They may involve a wing or extensor process. They are usually transverse in cattle.
pedal osteitis
a rarefying osteitis of the pedal bone in the foot of the horse. Causes local pain and lameness.
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SANTA CLARITA - After riding his bicycle pulling a 1,000-pound trailer up a steep incline of The Old Road, David Michael Anthony took a break Monday at the top of the hill - one of thousands he's pedaled up on his cross-country road trip to train for the Olympics.
The bike can be pedaled like a regular bicycle or ridden like a motor scooter.
The surroundings were more serene as Timothy pedaled northeastward toward the southern tip of France, marking the 2,000th mile of her trek as she passed through miles of olive trees, flower-filled fields, little towns with ``architectural monstrosities'' of new, brick apartment houses, and killer hills.