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stifle

(stī′fəl)
n.
The joint of the hind leg analogous to the human knee in certain quadrupeds, such as the horse.
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Whole body radiographic images revealed moderate soft tissue swelling, most severe at the level of the right stifle joint (Fig 1a).
It works by reducing cranial drawer with a thick suture that attaches at the upper caudal aspect of the stifle near the femur.
Nangof, the Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR) and the Legal Assistance Centre (LAC) recently raised their concerns about the Act and its regulations arguing that they contradicted the Constitution of Namibia in several key respects and were likely to stifle freedom of expression and in particular the undertaking of independent research.
Gary Moss and Harry Varley look to stifle Northwich
I fear it will stifle developments and so stifle the growth of the economy.
Dharamsala, March 10 (ANI): The Dalai Lama marks his 50 years in exile by demanding meaningful autonomy for his Tibetan homeland, where Chinese authorities tightened security to stifle protests against their rule,confirms a member of Tibetan parliament-in-exile on Tuesday.
Although cranial drawer movement is not eliminated, TPLO leads to the functional stability of the stifle joint during the stance phase of locomotion (REIF et al.
2 : to keep in check by effort <I had to stifle a laugh.
The 2-0 lead came in the 68th minute, and just in time to stifle the emotions of Juan Pablo ``Loco'' Garcia, who was playing his first game since spraining his knee Sept.
With a majority in place, they will be able to stifle Bush pretty well for the next two lame duck years.
It is attempting to stifle a lawsuit that seeks to make "Choose Life" license plates available.
Keep in mind that business Leaders often argue that too much regulation can stifle economic growth, while labor unions often complain that businesses won't act properly unless they are required to do so.