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Crest

Upper margin of the neck

2

Muzzle

The two nostrils (including the skin and fascia) and the muscles of the upper and lower lip

3

Forearm

Part of the foreleg supported by the radius and ulna, between the elbow and knee

4

Dewlap

Loose skin under the throat and neck, which may become pendulous in some breeds

5

Brisket

Mass of connective tissue, muscle, and fat covering the cranioventral part of the ruminant chest between the forelegs

6

Dewclaw

Accessory claw of the ruminant foot that projects caudally from the fetlock

7

Heel

Caudal region of the hoof; also called the bulb

8

Toe

Cranial end of the hoof

9

Hooks

Protrusion of the wing of the ilium on the dorsolateral area on the dorsolateral area of ruminants

10

Pins

Protrusion of the ischium bone lateral to the base of the tail in ruminants

11

Dock

Amputation of the tail

12

Forehead

Region of the head between the eyes and ears

13

Switch

Tuft of hair at the end of the tail