forelimb forelimb  /ˈfɔr ˌlɪm/

Definition(s):

  • (n) the front limb (or the homologous structure in other animals, such as a flipper or wing)

Usage(s):

  • Unlike Archaeopteryx, however, the pectoral girdle and forelimb of Sinornis show many features related to advanced wing design, suggesting that Sinornis .

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  • Missing Half of Bone Reveals Prehistoric Sea Giant

    At first, Gregory Harpel thought the dark-brown object he found was just a stone. But thanks to a number of coincidences, Harpel had just made an unprecedented discovery that would reveal the existence of an ancient ocean giant. At the New Jersey State Museum, David Parris, curator of natural history, was able to identify the mystery object: It was the lower half of an upper forelimb bone of a ...
    on March 25, 2014     Source: LiveScience.com via Yahoo! News

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