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brisket

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

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cannon bone

third and fourth metacarpal (metatarsal) of the ruminant (not commonly used); also called the shin bone

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chine

thoracic region of teh back

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coffin joint) in ungulates

distal interphalangeal joint (joint between the short pastern and coffin bones (phalanges II and III respectively

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crest

dorsal margin of teh neck

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dewclaw

accessory claw of the ruminant foor that projects caudally from the fetlock

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elbow

forelimb joint formed by distal humerus, proximal radius, and proximal ulna.

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fetlock joint

metacarpophalangeal and metatarsophalangeal joint (joint between the cannon bone and the long pastern bone (phalanx 1) in ungulates

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flank

side fo the body between teh ribs and ilium

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forearm

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

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forehead

region of the head between the eyes and ears

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heart girth

circumference of the chest just caudal to the shoulders and cranial to the back.

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Heel

caudal region of the hoof that has an area of soft tissue called the bulb

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Hock

tarsal joint; also called tarsus

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Hoof

Hard covering of the digit in ungulates

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Hoof wall

hard, horny outer layer of the covering of the digit in ungulates

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Hooks

protrusion of the wing f the ilium on the dorsalateral area of ruminants.

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Knee

carpus in ungulates

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Loin

Lumbar region of the back, between the thorax and pelvis

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Muzzle

two nostrils (including the skin and facia) and the muscles of the upper and lower lip.

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paralumbar fossa

hollow area of the flank whose boundaries are the transverse process of the lumbar vertebrae (dorsally), the last rib (cranially), and the thigh muscles (caudallly)

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pastern joint

proximal interphalangeal joint (joint between the long and short pastern bones (phalanges I and II, respectively)) in ungulates

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Pedal

pertaining to the foot

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Pins

Protrusion of the ischium bones just lateral to the base of the tail in ruminants.

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Poll

Top of the head; occiput; nuchal crest.

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Rump

Sacral to tailhead region of the back

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Shoulder

region around the large joint between the humerus and scapula

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Sole

palmar or plantar surface of the hoof; bottom of the hoof

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Stifle joint

femorotibial and femoropatellar joint in quadrupeds

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tail

caudal part of the vertebral column extending beyond the trunk

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Tail head

Base of the tail where it connects to the body

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Teat

nipple of the mammary gland

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Toe

cranial end of the hoof

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udder

mammary gland

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wattle

appendages suspended from the head (usually under the chin)

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withers

region over the dorsum where the neck joints and the thorax and where the dorsal margins of the scapula lie just below the skin

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