dogs' and cats' paws and tracks
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Staffordshire Bull Terrier and Kitten
The distal parts of a limb, such as fingers or toes.
These are named and identified by Roman numerals.
In a pentadactyl (
five-fingered or five-toed
) arrangement, the most medial digit, if present, is I (e.g. the human
) and the most lateral is V (e.g. the human
Order of marsupial and (usually) herbivore mammals In Australasia that have two large incisors (front teeth).
e.g. kangaroos, wallabies, koalas and possums.
A foot that has two or more digits (
) wholly or partly joined together. The extent of the join may vary from a membrane of skin to a full fusion of bone.
The condition of having two or more digits (
) wholly or partly joined together.
The extent of the join may vary from a membrane of skin to a full fusion of bone.
Bones of a digit or digits (
to reveal more
A to C
D to F
G to L
M to O
P to Q
R to S
T to Z
The condition of having short
This congenital abnormality causes
to be short relative to the length of other bones and other parts of the body.
Brachydactyly is a problem that occurs relatively frequently in some dog breeds, such as Staffordshire Bull Terriers.
Also known as
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