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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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This pattern of increased BV and TV with no change in BV/TV reflects changes seen previously in the stifle joints of ovariectomized females but was opposite to results seen previously in a destabilized stifle model [17,18].
Mechanical comparison of materials used for extracapsular stabilization of the stifle joint in dogs.
Key words: cruciate ligament, fibula, extracapsular stabilization, lateral suture technique, stifle joint luxation, orthopedics, avian, trumpeter hornbill, Bycanistes bucinator, African grey parrot, Psittacus erithacus
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., 2002; BALLAGAS et al., 2004).
Ten samples of 5 mm articular cartilage discs were harvested from porcine stifle joints and biphasic properties (aggregrate modulus and hydraulic permeability) measured via stress-relaxation tests performed inconfined compression.
Draught purpose cattle and buffaloes are more prone (Singh and Rishi Tayal, 1995) and hip and stifle joints are affected with higher frequency (Scott et al., 2011).