tailhead

tailhead

dorsal aspect of the root of the tail.
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Subcutaneous adipose tissue was removed from the tailhead region, adjacent to previous biopsy sites, snap frozen, and stored at -80[degrees]C.
An absorption peak around 278 nm indicates the presence a unsaturated bonds, C=O and/or C=C mainly in the tailhead of the polymer PVA.
Some horses also get bulges of fat alongside the tailhead when they are overweight.
Tailhead The part of the tail where it connects to the body.
A faint outline of the ribs is discernible, some fat can be felt about the tailhead, and neither the withers, shoulders, or neck are obviously thin.
Heat Mount Detector--A plastic device that is glued to the tailhead of a cow to determine when she comes into heat.
1971) and subcutaneous adipose was sampled from alternate sides between the tailhead and the tuber ischia according to method described by Smith and McNamara (1990).
Fat built up about halfway on the spinous processes; transverse processes cannot be felt; slight fat cover over the ribs; spinous processes and ribs easily discernible; tailhead prominent, but individual vertebrae cannot be identified visually; point of buttocks appear rounded but easily discernible; point of hip not distinguishable; withers, shoulders, and neck accentuated.
All systems consider the prominence of the bones around the tailhead, the pelvis, the vertebrae and the ribs.
Owners will see horses rubbing their hindquarters, often resulting in all the hair being rubbed off over the tailhead.
A mare in estrus demonstrates receptivity by standing quietly when a stallion approaches, urinating frequently, exposing the clitoris (also known as winking), raising the tailhead, and spreading the hind legs.
Cows were submitted for AI based mainly on standing estrus or on combination of two or more of the following indicators of estrus: 1) mounting activity, 2) redness and edema of external genitalia with clear vaginal mucus discharge, 3) nervousness and excessive vocalization, 4) rubbed tailhead with veterinary recommendation based on ovarian palpation per rectum.