forelimb

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fore·limb

 (fôr′lĭm′)
n.
An anterior appendage, such as a leg, wing, or flipper.

forelimb

(ˈfɔːˌlɪm)
n
(Zoology) either of the front or anterior limbs of a four-limbed vertebrate: a foreleg, flipper, or wing

fore•limb

(ˈfɔrˌlɪm, ˈfoʊr-)

n.
a front limb of an animal.
[1785–95]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.forelimb - the front limb (or the homologous structure in other animals, such as a flipper or wing)forelimb - the front limb (or the homologous structure in other animals, such as a flipper or wing)
forepaw - front paw; analogous to the human hand
foreleg - the forelimb of a quadruped
limb - one of the jointed appendages of an animal used for locomotion or grasping: arm; leg; wing; flipper
Translations

forelimb

nVorderglied nt
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Animals that survived longer showed forelimb paralysis, stood in a dog-sit position, and gnawed with abundant salivation on pen bars.