hind limb


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hind limb

n.
A posterior appendage, such as a leg, wing, or flipper.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hind limb - a posterior appendage such as a leg or the homologous structure in other animalshind limb - a posterior appendage such as a leg or the homologous structure in other animals
hind leg - the back limb of a quadruped
limb - one of the jointed appendages of an animal used for locomotion or grasping: arm; leg; wing; flipper
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Mountain breeds always differ from lowland breeds; and a mountainous country would probably affect the hind limbs from exercising them more, and possibly even the form of the pelvis; and then by the law of homologous variation, the front limbs and even the head would probably be affected.
As the joggers trotted by, I tried to emerge out of the rocks when I suddenly noticed my hind limb was inside a paper cup, soaked in the remaining two sips of cold black coffee.
They were all charged with two counts of causing unnecessary suffering to a protected animal, one for failing to provide prompt or effective professional veterinary care and attention for the fracture of its left hind limb and one for failing to provide adequate or effective professional veterinary care and attention for its severe and chronic dental disease.
TURN TO PAGE 4 FROM PAGE 1 Ms Seddon added:"She was also confirmed to have a uterine infection and septic arthritis of the right hind ankle joint, both of which would have caused pain and discomfort, particularly the arthritis as she was likely to be non-weight bearing on the hind limb.
Data comprised of following body measurements and milk production traits:Head length, Head girth (above and below eyes), Ear to ear distance, Mouth width, Ear length and Ear blade width, Neck length and neck girth, Body weight, Body length, Heart girth and Body depth at heart, Belly girth and Body depth at belly, Ribs sprung and belly sprung, Rump length, rump width at back and front, Rump height and withers height, Tail length, tail diameter and circumference at base, mid and end, Forelimb (sole to elbow), Fore arm, shank and thigh circumferences, Hind limb (sole to stifle), Teat length, teat diameter and teat circumference, Teat placement(distance between tips of two teats), Lactation milk yield and lactation length.
Nervous signs such as hind limb paralysis, lameness and bleeding from nostrils were recorded as novel clinical signs along with routine clinical signs such as lymphadenopathy, fever, anorexia and depression.
Morphometric analysis of the cadmium treated groups indicated a significant (p<0.05 to p<0.001) reduction in fetal body weight, crown rump length, head circumference, eye circumference, forelimb and hind limb lengths and tail size compared to control fetuses.
FTY720 Treatment Effects on Circulating [CD4.sup.+] and CD8+ T Cells following Hind Limb Ischemia-Reperfusion Injury.
aureus (105 colony forming units per kg in 1.0 to 1.5 mL) into the femoral artery of the right hind limb to induce osteomyelitis, as described elsewhere [1, 2].
The rat hind limb ischemia-reperfusion (I/R) injury and extremity vascular injury model resembles human diseases including extremity vascular injury [1], peripheral artery disease [2], and tourniquet application [3], which might sometimes lead to multiple organ failure and death.