obturator

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Related to obturator paralysis: obturator artery, Obturator internus
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a prosthesis used to close an opening (as to close an opening of the hard palate in cases of cleft palate)

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The cow was diagnosed with obturator paralysis which was causing inability to stand, knuckling of fetlock joints and particular 'dog sitting' or 'frog sitting' posture that cow preferred.
A case of obturator paralysis is successfully discussed with uneventful recovery of cow.
Obturator paralysis, Textbook of Veterinary Anatomy, Saunders.
Merck Veterinary Manual (2005) Obturator Paralysis.