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1

brisket

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

2

cannon bone

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

3

coffin joint

distal interphalangeal joint (joint between the short pastern and coffin bones (phalanges II and III respectively)) in ungulates.

4

crest

dorsal margin of the neck

5

Dweclaw

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

6

dock

solid part of the tail

7

elbow

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

8

fetlock joint

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

9

flank

side of the body between the ribs and the ilium

10

forearm

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

11

forehead

region of the head between the eyes and ears

12

heart girth

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

13

heel

caudal regions of the hoof that has an area of soft tissue called bulbs

14

Hock

tarsal joint; also called tarsus

15

hoof

hard covering of the digits in ungualates

16

hoof wall

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

17

knee

carpus in ungulates

18

loin

lumbar region of the back, between the thorax and pelvis

19

muzzle

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

20

paralumbar fossa,)

hollow area of the flank whose boundaries are the transverse processes of the lumbar vertebrae (dorsally) the last rib (cranially)

21

pastern joint

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

22

Pedal

pertaining to the foot

23

poll

top of the head; occiput; nuchal crest.

24

rump

sacral to tailhead region of the back

25

shoulder

region around the large joint between the humerus and scapula.

26

sole

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

27

stifle joint

femorotibial and femoropatellar joint in quadrupeds.

28

tail head

base of the tail where it connects to the body

29

teat

nipple of mamary gland

30

toe

cranial end of the hoof

31

udder

mammary gland

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