dogs' and cats' paws and tracks
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Glossary All Words
Parts held close with little or no space between.
A characteristic of a pet that deviates from the breed standard.
Some breed standards specify characteristics that are undesirable, some of these being disqualifying faults.
Round and short feet (of a dog).
The foot of a cranial (
The distal part of a limb that bears weight, and facilitates locomotion and manipulation.
2. A foot that does not have sufficiently prominent arch.
There is insufficient angulation of toes and pads are insubstantial.
A digit of a foot .
Toes 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
The space between digits (
The space between the pads of a foot, or a track made by a foot.
This includes interdigital space, but also the space between heel pad and toe pads.
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A to C
D to F
G to L
M to O
P to Q
R to S
T to Z
1. Parts packed
together in a relatively small space. Limited
2. Parts joined together firmly, not loosely.
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