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Flashcards in common anatomical terms for dogs and cats Ch 4 Deck (15):
1

cheek

fleshy portion of either side of the face; forms the sides of the mouth and continues rostrally to the lips.

2

chest

part of the body between the neck and abdomen; the thorax

3

chin

restroventral protrusion of the mandible

4

dewclaw

rudimentary first digit of dogs and cats

5

elbow

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

6

flank

side of the body between the ribs and the ilium

7

forearm

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

8

forehead

region of the head between the eyes and ears

9

hock

tarsal joint; also called tarsus

10

muzzle

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

11

pinna

project part of the ear lying outside the head; the auricle

12

rump

sacral to tailhead region of the back; also called the croup.

13

shoulder

region around the large joint between the humerus and scapula

14

stifle joint

femorotibial and femoropatellar joint in quadrupeds

15

tail

caudal part of the vertebral column extending beyond the trunk

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