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coffin joint

distal interphalangeal joint pastern and coffin bones ( phalanges II and III, respectively in ungulates

2

dewclaw

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

3

elbow

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

4

fetlock joint

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

5

Flank

side of the body between the ribs and the ilium

6

ham

musculature of the upper thigh

7

hock

tarsal joint, also called tarsus

8

hoof

hard covering of the digit in ungulates

9

hoof wall

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

10

jowl

external throat, especially when fat or loose skin is present.

11

knee

carpus in ungulates

12

loin

lumbar region of the back, between the thorax and pelvis

13

pastern joint

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

14

rump

sacral to tailhead region of the back

15

shoulder

region around the large joint between the humerus and scapula

16

snout

upper lip and apex of the nose of swine

17

stifle joint

femorotibial and femoropatellar joint in quadrupeds

18

tail

caudal part of the vertebral column extending beyond the trunk

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