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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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Strain analysis of femoral and tibial anchorage sites for extra-articular reconstruction of the cranial cruciate deficient stifle joint.
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Osteochondral dowels could be harvested from a porcine stifle joint, cleaned, decullarized, and crosslinked.
Radiographs of the stifle joints and coxofemoral joints were normal (Fig.
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.