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Synonyms for hindlimb

a posterior appendage such as a leg or the homologous structure in other animals


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The goat had low body score, hyporexia, alopecia, achromotrichia (markedly around the eyes) and in the neurologic assessment presented stiff and unbalanced gait, left hindlimb protraction, paralysis with dragging of digit and difficulty to stand up (Figure 1A, 1B and 1C).
Measures were scored as: snout-vent-length (SVL, distance from top of the head to the posterior edge of the cloaca basis); forelimb traits: humerus (H), radioulna (R), distal part of forelimb (DF, distance from radiocarpal joint to the tip of third finger); hindlimb traits: femur (F), tibiofibula (T), distal part of hindlimb (DH, distance from tibiotarsal joint to the tip of fourth finger); sacral traits: sacral width (SW), and sacral diapophyseal expansion (DE).
A quantitative trait locus (LSq-1) on mouse chromosome 7 is linked to the absence of tissue loss after surgical hindlimb ischemia.
Further, various experimental studies have shown restoration of hindlimb motor function in rats, even after complete damage to the thoracic spinal cord [7].
Hindlimb immobilization: length-tension and contractile properties of skeletal muscle.
In preclinical animal testing, AST-OPC1 administration led to remyelination of axons, improved hindlimb and forelimb locomotor function, dramatic reductions in injury-related cavitation and significant preservation of myelinated axons traversing the injury site.
head-down tilt bed rest for human study and hindlimb unloading rodent model.
possessed significantly fewer ossification centers in hindlimb phalanges and caudal vertebra.
Notably, the hindlimb muscles are generally used to isolate the skeletal muscle satellite.
Continuous swimming exercise produces a significant recruitment of both the forelimb and hindlimb muscles.
They go on to summarise the observations of mating in the wild by Rismiller and her colleagues who found that the female lies flat on her stomach, often at the base of a shrub or small tree, and the male digs a trench under the female's tail, uses his hindlimb to lift her tail, lies on his side in the trench, and inserts his extended penis into her cloaca.