hucklebone

hucklebone

(ˈhʌkəlˌbəʊn)
n
1. (Anatomy) the anklebone; talus
2. (Anatomy) the hipbone; innominate bone
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Body measurement traits for all selected individuals were measured, including body weight (BW), body height, body length (BL), chest circumference (ChC), chest depth, chest width, hucklebone width (HuW), hip width, and cannon circumference (CaC), according to the method of Gilbert et al.
046 SNPs, single nucleotide polymorphisms; ATBF1, AT motif-binding factor 1; LSM, lease squares means; SE, standard error; MspI, Moraxella species; XNSN, Xinong Saanen dairy goat; BL, body length; ChC, chest circumference; BLI, body length index; ChCI, chest circumference index; HNBG, Hainan Black goat; HuWI, hucklebone width index; ScaII, Streptomyces achromogenes; BW, body weight; MspI, Moraxella species; TI, trunk index; CaC, cannon circumference; CaCI, cannon circumference index.
Growth traits measured in the Nanyang population were: birth weight, body weight (BW), hucklebone width (HBW), withers height (WH), heart girth (HG), body length (BL), body length index (BLI), heart girth index (HGI) and ratio of heart girth and body length (RHGBL).