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forelimb

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noun fore·limb \-ˌlim\

Definition of forelimb

  1. :  a limb (as an arm, wing, fin, or leg) that is situated anteriorly <the forelimb of a bat>



Circa 1796

First Known Use of forelimb

circa 1796


FORELIMB Defined for Kids

forelimb

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noun fore·limb \ˈfȯr-ˌlim\

Definition of forelimb for Students

  1. :  an arm, fin, wing, or leg that is located toward the front of the body




Medical Dictionary

forelimb

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noun fore·limb \-ˌlim\

Medical Definition of forelimb

  1. :  a limb (as an arm, fin, wing, or leg) that is situated anteriorly




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  1. Medical Dictionary: Definition of forelimb Britannica.com: Encyclopedia article about forelimb


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