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toes Sentence Examples

  • Only three toes on the hind-foot.

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  • The icy water tickled her toes as it leaped over her feet and danced around the rocks.

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  • She stood on her toes and stretched upward to kiss his lips.

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  • Wiggling her toes in the plushest carpet she'd ever felt, she leaned against the window sill, exhausted yet wired.

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  • Maybe it would put him on his toes if she mentioned Keaton.

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  • She leaned forward and stood on her toes, gripping his shoulders as she kissed his cheek.

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  • He swung his ice ax into the wall in front of him, dug in the toes of his crampons and began to ascend toward Dean.

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  • Tracking him down would be difficult without stepping on the jurisdictional toes of the Norfolk Police Department.

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  • The fingers and toes flow to their extent from the thawing mass of the body.

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  • She stood on her toes and searched for Royce.

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  • The sand was soft between his toes, and he made his way to where the sand was moist but not wet.

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  • Quinto-cubital, toes normal.

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  • Quinto-cubital, toes normal.

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  • After having her wiggle her toes and move her ankle this way and that, he finally stepped back and observed her with a frown.

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  • Crimson painted toes and fingernails matched the gown perfectly.

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  • Fred unwrapped the paper, tossed it aside, and thrust his hand into the toes of the shoes, but came up empty.

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  • Half a head shorter than him, the Black God didn't back down for once when Xander strode to him, stopping when his toes clipped Jonny's.

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  • Among other characteristics of these animals may be noticed the great length of the neck and limbs, the complete absence of lateral toes and the long and tufted tail.

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  • Fore feet with five sub-equal toes, with compressed, slightly curved pointed claws.

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  • Fore feet with two or three of the middle toes of nearly equal size, and provided with strong, sharp, slightly curved claws, the other toes rudimentary.

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  • The terminal phalanges of the large toes of both feet cleft at their extremities.

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  • Fore feet with the functional toes reduced to two, the second and third, of equal length, with closely united metacarpals and short, sharp, slightly curved, compressed claws.

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  • Hind foot long and narrow, mainly composed of the strongly developed fourth toe, terminating in a conical pointed nail, with a strong pad behind it; the first toe represented by a rudimentary metatarsal; the remaining toes completely developed, with claws, but exceedingly slender; the united second and third reaching a little way beyond the metatarso-phalangeal articulation of the fourth; the fifth somewhat shorter.

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  • Fore-feet with five distinct toes, each furnished with a long, strong and slightly curved nail, the first and fifth considerably shorter than the other three.

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  • Fore-feet with the two inner toes slightly separated from and opposable to the remaining three, all with strong curved and much compressed claws.

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  • From Samos a large stork, Amphipelargus, and a typical Struthio; from the Sivalik Hills on the southern flanks of the Himalayas also an ostrich, and another Ratite with three toes, Hypselornis, as well as Leptoptilus, Pelecanus and Phalacrocorax.

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  • See! she said, but could not maintain herself on her toes any longer.

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  • Fore-feet with five distinct subequal toes with claws.

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  • In the members of the typical genus Lemur, as well as in the allied Hapalemur and Lepidolemur, none of the toes or fingers are connected by webs, and all have the hind-limbs of moderate length, and the tail long.

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  • First and fourth toes reversible.

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  • Heterodactyle, first and second toes directed forwards, third and fourth backwards.

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  • They show that three toes have been lost from the left forefoot.

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  • An honest man has hardly need to count more than his ten fingers, or in extreme cases he may add his ten toes, and lump the rest.

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  • According to his observations, in the Egyptian wild cat the pads of the toes are wholly black, while the black extends back either continuously or in long stripes as far as the calcaneum or heel-bone.

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  • First and fifth toes very short and without claws.

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  • When the eager but misrepeated words had reached their destination in a cry of: "The general to the third company," the missing officer appeared from behind his company and, though he was a middle-aged man and not in the habit of running, trotted awkwardly stumbling on his toes toward the general.

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  • This other guy keeps stepping on my toes.

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  • Grass tickled her toes.

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  • The ocean was cold, and wet sand squished between her toes.

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  • I'm not afraid of him, just because he's twelve feet tall and can bench press me with his toes.

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  • "You like?" she asked, pointing to her toes.

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  • She wiggled her toes.

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  • Hind feet with the four outer toes sub-equal, with claws similar to those in the fore feet; the first toe almost always distinct and partially opposable, though small and nailless, sometimes absent.

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  • Fore-feet with five toes, all having strong pointed, compressed claws, the second, third and fourth nearly equal, the fifth somewhat and the first considerably shorter.

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  • The three middle metatarsals become fused together into a cannon bone; the upper part of the third middle metatarsal projects behind and forms the so-called hypotarsus, which in various ways, characteristic of the different groups of birds (with one or more sulci, grooved or perforated), acts as guiding pulley to the tendons of the flexor muscles of the toes.

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  • One of the functions of this peculiar muscle (which is similarly developed in crocodiles, but absent, or not differentiated from the ilio-tibial and ilio-femoral mass, in other vertebrates) is that its contraction helps to close the second and third toes.

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  • Three toes.

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  • Order Casuarii.-Three toes.

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  • Order Apteryges.-Four toes.

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  • 5, Order Dinornithes.-Three or four toes.

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  • Elhanan of Bethlehem slew the giant Goliath of Gath, and David's own brother Shimei (or Shammah) overthrew a monster who could boast of twenty-four fingers and toes.

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  • The feet are five-toed, and the third and fourth toes of the front pair armed with enormous claws adapted for digging.

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  • There are four functional toes in front and three behind; while the calcaneum, unlike that of the other three groups, articulates with the fibula.

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  • The number of front toes ranges from four to one, and of hind ones from three to one.

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  • Front toes 4, 3 or I, hind; 3 or I.

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  • Front toes, 4; hind toes, 3.

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  • Fore-feet with four toes, having distinct hoofs: the first toe being absent, the third the longest, the second and fourth nearly equal, and the fifth the shortest and scarcely reaching the ground in the ordinary standing position.

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  • Hind-feet with the typical perissodactyle arrangement of three toes - the middle one being the largest, the two others nearly equal.

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  • Front toes, 3 or 4; hind toes, 3.

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  • There are only three front toes, and the limbs are long and adapted for running.

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  • Usually there are three, but occasionally four front toes; and the limb-bones are short.

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  • Three completely developed toes, with distinct broad rounded hoofs on each foot.

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  • cormorant (q.v.) and gannet as well as the true pelicans, and for a long while these and some other distinct groups, as the snake-birds (q.v.), frigate-birds (q.v.) and tropic-birds (q.v.), which have all the four toes of the foot connected by a web, were regarded as forming a single family, Pelecanidae; but this name has now been restricted to the pelicans only, though all are still usually associated in the suborder Steganopodes of Ciconiiform birds.

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  • The simplest kind was a pad or sole of leather or papyrus bound to the foot by two straps, one passing over the instep, the other between the toes.

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  • 20), the female figure reclining on the lid wears a Greek chiton of a thin white material, with short sleeves fastened on the outside of the arm, by means of buttons and loops; a himation of dark purple thick stuff is wrapped round her hips and legs; on her feet are sandals, consisting of a sole apparently of leather, and attached to the foot and leg with leather straps; under the straps are thin socks which do not cover the toes; she wears a necklace of heavy pendants; her ears are pierced for ear-rings; her hair is partly gathered together with a ribbon at the roots behind, and partly hangs in long tresses before and behind; a flat diadem is bound round her head a little way back from the brow and 2 The tutulus was worn at Rome by the flaminica.

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  • - Symmetrical gangrene of toes (3 months' duration), showing the sharp " line rof demarcation " between the mummified toes and the more healthy tissue.

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  • The second genus, Dorcatherium (or Hyomoschus), is African, and distinguished chiefly by the feet being stouter and shorter, the outer toes better developed, and the two middle metacarpals not welded together.

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  • Dorking has long been famous for a finely flavoured breed of fowl distinguished by its having five toes.

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  • Ten is two fives, 15 three fives, 20 is a "man" (ten fingers and ten toes), 100 is "five men," and so on.

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  • Cavies in general, the more typical representatives of the Caviidae, are rodents with hooflike nails, four front and three hind toes, imperfect collar-bones, and the cheek-teeth divided by folds of enamel into transverse plates.

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  • The limbs are strong and short, each with five well-developed toes provided with strong claws.

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  • In the fore feet the web not only fills the interspaces between the toes, but extends considerably beyond the ends of the long, broad and somewhat flattened nails, giving great expanse to the foot when used for swimming, though capable of being folded back on the palm when the animal is burrowing or walking on the land.

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  • Reiun sculptured simply a man poised on the toes of one foot, the other foot raised, the ar-rn extended, and the body straining forward in strong yet elastic muscular effort.

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  • AMBLYPODA, a suborder of primitive ungulate mammals, taking its name from the short and stumpy feet, which were furnished with five toes each, and supported massive pillar-like limbs.

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  • UNGULATA, the name of an order of placental mammals in which the terminal joints of the toes are usually encased in solid hoofs or covered with broad hoof-like nails, while the molar (and not unfrequently some or all of the premolar) teeth have broad tuberculated crowns adapted for crushing vegetable substances.

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  • In the typical Ungulata or Diplarthra, the feet are never plantigrade, and the functional toes do not exceed four - the inner digit being suppressed, Right Fore Foot of Indian at all events in all forms which Elephant.

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  • With the cheek-teeth formed of a number of parallel plates in the manner characteristic of the family, the viscacha is distinguished from the other members of that group by having only three hind toes; while it is also the heaviest-built and largest member of the group, with smaller ears than the rest.

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  • &prtos, even, and &Lktvxos, a finger or toe, "even-toed"), the suborder of ungulate mammals in which the central (and in some cases the only) pair of toes in each foot are arranged symmetrically on each side of a vertical line running through the axes of the limbs.

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  • In the Sheep and the Camel the long compound bone, supporting the two main (or only) toes is the cannon-bone.

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  • The primitive Artiodactyla thus probably had the typical number (44) of incisor, canine and molar teeth, brachyodont molars, conical odontoid process, four distinct toes on each foot, with metacarpal, metatarsal and all the tarsal bones distinct, and no frontal appendages.

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  • B), and the toes enclosed in hoofs.

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  • Outer toes small and rudimentary, or in some cases entirely suppressed; their metacarpal or metatarsal bones never complete.

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  • They derive their name of Tylopoda ("boss-footed") from the circumstance that the feet form large cushion-like pads, supporting the weight of the body, while the toes have broad nails on their upper surface only, instead of being encased in hoofs.

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  • I, C) and with their articular surfaces for the toes smooth, instead of ridged as in the Pecora.

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  • Four complete toes on each foot.

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  • In Anoplotherium, some of the species of which were larger than tapirs, there were either two or three toes, the latter number being almost unique among the Artiodactyla.

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  • The Suidae include the Old World pigs (Suinae) and the American peccaries (Dicotylinae), and are characterized by the snout terminating in a fleshy disk-like expansion, in the midst of which are perforated the nostrils; while the toes are enclosed in sharp hoofs, of which the lateral ones do not touch the ground.

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  • The Dicotylinae differ from the Suinae in that the upper canines are directed downwards (instead of curving upwards) and have sharp cutting-edges, while the toes are four in front and three behind (instead of four on each foot), and the stomach is complex instead of simple.

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  • The short and broad teeth terminate in four subequal toes, protected by short rounded hoofs, and all reaching the ground.

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  • In the fore feet the three inner toes have large claws, while the two outer ones are rudimentary and clawless; in the hind-limbs the first toe is wanting, as in Megatherium, but the second and third are clawed.

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  • In North America Mylodon was accompanied by another gigantic species typifying the genus Megalonyx, in which the fore part of the skull was usually wide, and the third and fourth front toes carried claws.

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  • TAPIR, any existing representative of the perissodactyle section of ungulate mammals with five front and three hind toes, and no horn.

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  • On the fore-feet the four toes correspond to the second, third,.

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  • The toes are enclosed in hoofs, and the under surface of the foot rests on a large pad.

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  • The weasel is an elegant little animal, with elongated slender body, back much arched, head small and flattened, ears short and rounded, neck long and flexible, limbs short, five toes on each foot, all with sharp, com - pressed, curved claws, tail rather short, slender, cylindrical, and pointed at the tip, and fur short and close.

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  • The number of toes is four, unless the hallux is more or less reduced.

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  • The hind-feet have only four toes, owing to the suppression of the first, in place of which they have a fleshy pad on the inner side of the foot, between which and the toes boughs and other objects can be firmly grasped as with a hand.

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  • But the limbs show with regard to development great variation, and an uninterrupted transition from the most perfect condition of two pairs with five separate clawed toes to their total disappearance; yet even limbless lizards retain bony vestiges beneath the skin.

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  • The same beautiful adaptation to the surroundings exists also in Ptenopus (with fringed toes) and Stenodactylus, which are likewise deserticolous.

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  • A peculiarly wedge-shaped snout, and toes provided with strong fringes, enable this animal to burrow rapidly in and under the sand of the desert.

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  • The apical end of the rotifer usually narrows suddenly beyond the curve of the gut and the cloacal aperture to form the foot of pseudopodium which ends in an organ of attachment, a pair of movable toes, each with the opening of a cement-gland (gl) at its tip. Thus for orientation we place the rotifer like the cuttle-fish, head downwards: the ciliated disk is basal or oral, proximal to the rest of the animal, the foot is apical, and the brain and cloacal aperture are anterodorsal.

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  • In Philodinacea accessory toes are found, unfurnished with cement-glands and distinguished as spurs.

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  • Other ciliated organs to be noticed are the proboscis cup of Bdelloidaceae, and the toes of Pedalion.

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  • B, lateral view, showing viscera: oc, eye-spots; n, nephridia; e, ciliated toes; other letters as above.

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  • Pedalion presents a pair of ciliated toes in the posterior region of the body (fig.

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  • - a, Microcodon clavus, showing corona, lateral antennae and jointed foot; b, Rhinops vitrea, corona from below, showing proboscidiform extension containing eyes; c, Philodina megalotrocha; d, head of Rotifer macroceros, postero-ventral view, showing lobes of corona, and antero-dorsal median antenna, telescopic with setae; e, Rotifer (Actinurus) neptunius, showing head with retracted corona, and protruded dorsal proboscis bearing median antenna, and telescopic foot with toes and spurs; f.

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  • Bdelloidaceae; foot with two toes and accessory spurs or a simple perforated disk; body telescopic at either end, with an antero-dorsal proboscis ending in a ciliate cup and bearing the proximal antenna; corona usually bilobed, very wheel-like.

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  • Although the more typical goats are markedly distinct from sheep, there is, both as regards wild and domesticated forms, an almost complete gradation from goats to sheep, so that it is exceedingly difficult to define either group. The position of the genus Capra (to all the members of which, as well as some allied species, the name "goat" in its wider sense is applicable) in the family Bovidae is indicated in the article Bovidae, and some of the distinctions between goats and sheep are mentioned in the article Sheep. Here then it will suffice to mention that goats are characterized by the strong and offensive odour of the males, which are furnished with a beard on the chin; while as a general rule glands are present between the middle toes of the fore feet only.

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  • In size they may be compared with cats; the long slender limbs are connected by a broad fold of skin extending outwards from the sides of the neck and body, the fingers and toes are webbed, and the hind-limbs joined by an outer membrane as in bats.

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  • This section comprehends three species only, known as Phalaropes or swimming sandpipers, which are distinguished by the membranes that fringe their toes, in two of the species forming marginal lobes,' and by the character of their lower plumage, which is as close as that of a duck.

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  • Feet narrow, with four completely developed toes on each.

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  • Hoofs of the two middle toes with their contiguous surfaces flattened.

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  • The outer toes not reaching to the ground in the ordinary walking position.

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  • CAPYBARA, or Carpincho (Hydrochaerus capybara), the largest living rodent mammal, characterized by its moderately long limbs, partially-webbed toes, of which there are four in front and three behind, hoof-like nails, sparse hair, short ears, cleft upper lip and the absence of a tail.

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  • In the typical jerboas, Jaculus (or Dipus), ranging from North Africa to Persia, Russia and Central Asia, there are only three hind toes, the incisors are grooved, and the premolars are generally wanting.

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  • The other genera have five toes, of which only the middle three are functional, and smooth incisors.

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  • The Spalacidae are burrowing types, allied apparently to the ancestral Jaculidae, and characterized by the second and third molars being equal in size, the presence of enamel-folds in all these teeth, and the superiority in size of the claws of the second, third and fourth front toes over the other two.

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  • Vandeleuria, ranging from India to Yunnan, has flat nails on the first and fifth toes of both feet, and a very long tail; while the Indo-Malay Chiropodomys has a flat nail on the first toe of both feet and a tufted tail.

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  • Many of them, like ungulates, are specialized for swift running, and have unusually long limbs, with ridges developed on the articular surfaces of the lower bones; the clavicles are more or less reduced; the thorax is more compressed than usual, with a narrower breast-bone; and there is a marked tendency to the reduction or loss of the lateral toes, more especially in the hind limb.

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  • It is a large rodent known to the Tupi Indians as the paca-rana, or false paca, in allusion to the resemblance of its coloration to that of the true paca, from which it differs by its elldeveloped tail, the absence of cheek-pouches, the full development of all five toes and the wider thorax.

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  • nigripes; while the circumpolar banded lemming, Dicrostonyx torquatus, which turns white in winter, represents a second genus taking its name from the double claws on one of the toes of the forefeet.

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  • In the fore foot, the three middle toes are subequally developed, the fifth is present, but smaller, and the first is rudimentary, although, in one species at least, all its normal bones are present.

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  • The hind-foot is very like that of a rhinoceros, having three welldeveloped toes.

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  • It is now possible to define the suborder Hyracoidea as including ungulates with a centrale in the carpus, plantigrade feet, in which the first and fifth toes are reduced in greater or less degree, and clavicles and a foramen in the lower end of the humerus are absent.

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  • On the fore-foot the two (second and fifth) outer toes are equally developed as in pigs, but on the hind-foot, although the inner (or second) is present, the outer or fifth toe is entirely wanting.

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  • The wings are somewhat feeble, and the legs have the toes placed in pairs, two before and two behind.

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  • They give the part of the tongue on which they occur the appearance and feel of a coarse rasp. The feet are furnished with round soft pads or cushions covered with thick, naked skin, one on the under surface of each of the principal toes, and one larger one of trilobed form, behind these, under the lower ends of the metacarpal and metatarsal bones, which are placed nearly vertically in ordinary progression.

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  • There are five fingers and four toes, provided with claws, excepting the outer digits.

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  • Ladies use slippers of yellow morocco, and abroad, inner boots of the same material, above which they wear, in either case, thick shoes, having only toes.

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  • The nervous paths in the brain and cord, as they attain completion, Toes Ank,e Knee

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  • Titanotherium, of the Oligocene of the Dakotas and neighbouring districts, was a huge beast, with the hinder upper premolars similar in character to the molars, a pair of horn-cores, arising from the maxilla, overhanging the nose-cavity, four front and three hind toes, only twenty dorso-lumbar vertebrae, and an almost continuous and unbroken series of teeth, in which the canines are short; the dental formula being i.

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  • With the exception that the right antler is malformed and partially aborted, and that the bones of the lateral toes have been lost, the skeleton is practically complete.

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  • In the absence of any trace of the lower extremities of the metacarpal and metatarsal bones of the lateral toes the skeleton differs from the American deer, and resembles those hollow-horned ruminants in which these toes persist.

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  • The lateral toes may be completely absent, but more often are represented by the hoofs alone, supported sometimes by a very rudimentary skeleton, consisting of mere irregular nodules of bone.

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  • From the Mid-Miocene to the Oligocene of France are known several species of Palaelodus, Elornis and Agnopterus, which have relatively shorter legs, longer toes and a complicated hypotarsus, and represent an earlier family, less specialized although not directly ancestral to the flamingos.

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  • Fuerbringer and Gadow, while others prefer the goose-like voice and the webbed toes as reliable characters.

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  • The ears are short and rounded; the toes of the broad feet very imperfectly separated; the tail is well developed, with a terminal tuft; and the straight hair is not woolly.

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  • No hump. Feet narrow, the toes being more separated than in the camels, and each with a distinct plantar pad.

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  • Unfortunately, the skull is incomplete, and the rest of the skeleton very imperfectly known; but sufficient of the former remains to show that the socket of the eye was open behind, and of the latter to indicate that in the hind-foot, at any rate, the upper bones of the two functional toes had not coalesced into a cannon-bone.

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  • The tail is very long; and the feet have five functional toes, with complete but short metacarpals or metatarsals.

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  • Homacodon was an animal of the size of a rabbit, with five toes (of which only five were functional to each foot) and 44 teeth, of which the molars are tuberculated (bunodont), with six columns on those of the upper jaw; the premolars being of a cutting type.

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  • The hind-limb is typically avine, with intertarsal joint, distally reduced fibula, and the three elongated metatarsals which show already considerable anchylosis; reduction of the toes to four, with 2, 3, 4 and 5 phalanges; the hallux is separate, and as usual in recent birds posterior in position.

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  • This cut of shoe is most in vogue amongst Moslems. (2) Gol panje ki juti, like English slippers, but rounded at the toes.

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  • In all the more typical members of the family the three middle metatarsals of the long hind-legs are fused into a cannon-bone; and in the true jerboas of the genus Jaculus the two lateral toes, with their supporting metatarsals, are lost, although they are present in the alactagas (Alactaga), in which, however, as in certain allied genera, only the three middle toes are functional.

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  • In both groups, for instance, the lower part of the hind-leg is formed by a long, slender cannon-bone, or metatarsus, terminating inferiorly in triple condyles for the three long and sharply clawed toes, the resemblance being increased by the fact that in both cases the small bone of the leg (fibula) is fused with the large one (tibia).

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  • It may also be noticed that in mammals and birds which hop on two legs, such as jerboas, kangaroos, thrushes and finches, the proportionate length of the thigh-bone or femur to the tibia and foot (metatarsus and toes) is constant, being 2 to 5; in animals, on the other hand, such as hares, horses and frogs, which use all four feet, the corresponding lengths are 4 to 7.

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  • Their colour is black, their skull decidedly round, their hair thick and frizzly, their legs thin and almost without calves, and their toes so prehensile that they can use them nearly as well as their fingers.

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  • The feet have broad, naked, tuberculated soles; the forefeet with five distinct toes, each furnished with a long, strong and slightly curved nail, the first and fifth considerably shorter than the other three.

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  • The hindfeet have a very short nailless first toe; the second, third and fourth toes partially united by integument, of nearly equal length; the fifth distinct and rather shorter; these four are provided with long and curved nails.

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  • This last is the beautiful roseate tern, Sterna dougalli; the other is the black tern, Hydrochelidon nigra, belonging to a genus in which the toes are only halfwebbed, of small size and dark leaden-grey plumage.

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  • Again and again it has been proved that the human great toe can be by constant practice used as a thumb; artists exist who have painted pictures grasping the brush with their toes, and violinists have been known to play their instruments in the same manner.

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  • The most obvious distinctive character presented by the ostrich is the presence of two toes only, the third and fourth, on each foot - a character absolutely peculiar to the genus Struthio.

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  • In South America another large Ratite bird, the rhea, is called ostrich; it can be distinguished at once from the true ostrich by its possession of three toes.

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  • The pain which is felt at first a little behind the hip-joint steadily increases in severity and extends along the course of the nerve and its branches in many instances as far as the toes.

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  • The middle toe is greatly elongated, and the hinder one but slightly developed, while the talons of all the toes are comparatively straight and blunt, and are thus of little use as organs of prehension.

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  • Close to the outer side of this lies a smaller fifth digit, and to the inner side two excessively slender toes (the second and third), bound together almost to the extremity in a common FIG.

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  • The two little claws of these toes, projecting together from the skin, may be of use in scratching and cleaning the fur of the animal, but the toes must have quite lost all connexion with the functions of support or progression.

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  • The fore-limbs are small with subequal toes, armed with strong, moderately long, curved claws.

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  • Forefeet narrow; the three middle toes considerably exceeding the first and fifth in length and their claws long, compressed and but slightly curved.

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  • Agoutis are slender-limbed rodents, with five front and three hind toes (the first front toe very minute), and very short tails.

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  • The legs and toes are comparatively feeble, but the wings are large.

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  • Of about the size of a turkey, it is remarkable for the curious " horn " or slender caruncle, more than three inches long, it bears on its crown, the two sharp spurs with which each wing is armed, and its elongated toes.

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  • From all other large Carnivora except the African hunting-dog, hyenas are distinguished by having only four toes on each foot, and are further characterized by the length of the fore-legs as compared with the hind pair, the non-retractile claws, and the enormous strength of the jaws and teeth, which enables them to break the hardest bones and to retain what they have seized with unrelaxing grip.

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  • " one man," means 20, &c., &c. The existence of such expressions demonstrates that the people who use them had originally no spoken names for these numbers, but once merely counted them by gesture on their fingers and toes in low savage fashion, till they obtained higher numerals by the inventive process of describing in words these counting-gestures.

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  • The priests wear a white jacket with loose sleeves, a head-cloth like a turban and a special type of shoe with turned-up toes and soles projecting at the heel.

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  • Silver rings on fingers and also on toes are common.

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  • It differs from the true crocodile principally in having the head broader and shorter, and the snout more obtuse; in having the fourth, enlarged tooth of the under jaw received, not into an external notch, but into a pit formed for it within the upper one; in wanting a jagged fringe which appears on the hind legs and feet of the crocodile; and in having the toes of the hind feet webbed not more than half way to the tips.

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  • There were three toes to each foot, and the femur lacked a third trochanter.

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  • Similar experiments upon models with rounded toes but otherwise of the same form showed a considerable reduction in the magnitude of the tensile stresses.

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  • Between the two middle toes, in most species, is lodged a deep glandular bag having the form of a retort with a small external orifice, which secretes an unctuous and odorous substance.

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  • If mankind had had six fingers on each hand and six toes on each foot, we should be using a duodenary scale (base twelve), which would have been far more convenient.

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  • As the latter is due to finger-reckoning, so the use of the fingers and the toes produced a vigesimal scale.

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  • (ii) Beyond ten, and in many cases beyond five, the names have reference to the use of the fingers, and sometimes of the toes, for counting; and the scale may be quinary, denary or vigesimal, according as one hand, the pair of hands, or the hands and feet, are taken as the new unit.

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  • The beak is large, strong and sharp-edged, the upper mandible terminating in a large hook; the wings are narrow and very long; the feet have no hind toe, and the three anterior toes are completely webbed.

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  • Gaudry suggests, to the reduction in the number of the toes, as otherwise it should not be found in the rhinoceros.

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  • These ancestral mammals, in addition to their small size, were characterized by the presence of five toes to each foot, of which the first was more or less completely opposable to the other four.

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  • Accordingly, it was at this epoch that the small ancestral insectivorous mammals first forsook their arboreal habitat to try a life on the open plains, where their descendants developed on the one hand into the carnivorous and other groups, in which the toes are armed with nails or claws, and on the other into the hoofed group, inclusive of such monsters as the elephant and the giraffe.

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  • There are five toes to all the feet, but the first in the fore-feet is rudimentary, and furnished with a flat nail.

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  • The former, for instance, has three instead of two toes on each foot, it has no apparent tail, its wings are far better developed, and when folded cover the body, and its head and neck are clothed with feathers, while internal distinctions of still deeper significance have since been 1 What prompted his bestowal of this name, so well known in classical mythology, is not apparent.

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  • macrorhyncha, more slender tarsi, and shorter toes, while its general colour is very much darker, the body and wings being of a brownish-grey mixed with black.

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  • Not infrequently instances occur of domestic horses being produced with a small additional toe with complete hoof, usually on the inside of the principal toe, and, though far more rarely, three or more toes may be present.

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  • The genus Rana may be defined as firmisternal Ecaudata with cylindrical transverse processes to the sacral vertebra, teeth in the upper jaw and on the vomer, a protrusible tongue which is free and forked behind, a horizontal pupil and more or less webbed toes.

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  • Some of the species are thoroughly aquatic and have fully webbed toes, others are terrestrial, except during the breeding season, others are adapted for burrowing, by means of the much-enlarged and sharp-edged tubercle at the base of the inner toe, whilst not a few have the tips of the digits dilated into disks by which they are able to climb on trees.

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  • Among these may be mentioned the hairy frog of West Africa, Trichobatrachus robustus, some specimens of which have the sides of the body and of the hind limbs covered with long villosities, the function of which is unknown, and its ally Gampsosteonyx batesi, in which the last phalanx of the fingers and toes is sharp, claw-like and perforates the skin.

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  • To this family also belong the Rhacophorus of eastern Asia, arboreal frogs, some of which are remarkable for the extremely developed webs between the fingers and toes, which are believed to act as a parachute when the frog leaps from the branches of trees (flying-frog of A.

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  • In standing these birds preserve an upright position, sometimes resting on the "tarsus" 2 alone, but in walking or running this is kept nearly vertical, and their weight is supported by the toes alone.

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  • Except in some of the Stegocephalia, there are only four functional digits in the manus, but the Ecaudata have a more or less distinct rudiment of pollex; in the Caudata it seems to be the outer digit which has been suppresssed, as atavistic reappearance of a fifth digit takes place on the outer side of the manus, as it does on the pes in those forms in which the toes are reduced to four.

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  • His hands were then bound, and he was cast into a den of venomous serpents; but he played so sweetly on the harp with his toes that he charmed the reptiles, except one adder, by which he was stung to death.

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  • The otter has an elongated, low body, short limbs, short broad feet, with five toes on each, connected together by webs, and all with short, moderately strong, compressed, curved, pointed claws.

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  • Some, with the feet only slightly webbed, and the claws exceedingly small or altogether wanting on some of the toes, and also with some difference in dental characters, have been separated as a distinct genus, Aonyx.

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  • A third modification is the increasing length of limb (as well as in general bodily size), accompanied by a gradual reduction in the number of toes from three or four to one.

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  • In the typical, and also in the North American forms these were complete, although small, lateral toes in both feet (fig.

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  • antilopinum of India the lateral toes had disappeared.

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  • the outermost incisor is short, the bones of the middle part of the leg are separate, and there are at least three toes to each foot.

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  • 1 and 2; the premolars, with the exception of the small first one, being molar-like; and the lateral toes (fig.

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  • The fore-feet have four complete toes (fig.

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  • She smiled mischievously as she kicked off her shoes and dug her toes into the soft cool dust.

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  • After having her wiggle her toes and move her ankle this way and that, he finally stepped back and observed her with a frown.

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  • She leaned forward and stood on her toes, gripping his shoulders as she kissed his cheek.

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  • She stood on her toes and searched for Royce.

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  • This other guy keeps stepping on my toes.

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  • She stood on her toes and stretched upward to kiss his lips.

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  • Grass tickled her toes.

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  • The ocean was cold, and wet sand squished between her toes.

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  • Wiggling her toes in the plushest carpet she'd ever felt, she leaned against the window sill, exhausted yet wired.

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  • I'm not afraid of him, just because he's twelve feet tall and can bench press me with his toes.

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  • They had six legs with little pads for feet instead of toes and claws, a delicate snout not quite the length of an anteater's lined with fine hairs and tiny teeth used to vacuum up mold, dust, and dirt that was its main food source, and an odd habit of climbing walls with hidden suckers in its padded feet.

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  • He swung his ice ax into the wall in front of him, dug in the toes of his crampons and began to ascend toward Dean.

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  • "You like?" she asked, pointing to her toes.

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  • Sarah sat on the sofa, facing him, hugging her knees, careful not to smudge her toes.

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  • Crimson painted toes and fingernails matched the gown perfectly.

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  • She wiggled her toes.

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  • Tracking him down would be difficult without stepping on the jurisdictional toes of the Norfolk Police Department.

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  • Fred unwrapped the paper, tossed it aside, and thrust his hand into the toes of the shoes, but came up empty.

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  • The x went between two toes and straddled the pad on the one he drew to represent Brutus.

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  • On the other track, the x went between the toes and through the pad.

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  • The icy water tickled her toes as it leaped over her feet and danced around the rocks.

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  • Maybe it would put him on his toes if she mentioned Keaton.

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  • The sand was soft between his toes, and he made his way to where the sand was moist but not wet.

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  • Half a head shorter than him, the Black God didn't back down for once when Xander strode to him, stopping when his toes clipped Jonny's.

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  • amphora toes.

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  • amputate the frostbitten toes of several men in his party.

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  • Toes can become gangrenous and can appear black in dry gangrene or when infected becomes covered in pus and slough in wet gangrene.

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  • His foot and toes are heavily bloodstained and continue to drip blood.

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  • chiropody help with deformed toes?

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  • clawing toes, high arch, varus hindfoot, some calf wasting.

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  • Check gently between the toes to remove nail clippings.

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  • deformed toes cause?

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  • deformity of the small toes.

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  • deformityople with deformities of the foot also have deformed toes.

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  • She loves the smells of spring and the feel of the fresh dew on the grass through her toes.

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  • exfoliateskin on hands and toes with this intensely exfoliating scrub.

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  • extensors of the toes and the peronei.

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  • His youthful exuberance always manages to keep the family on their toes.

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  • The socks were of a plain, soft fabric, white in color with black toes.

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  • fleecy heads to the tips of their toes, Lily Dolls are very special playmates.

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  • In plantar flexion, the toes move away from - rather than toward - the shin.

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  • In the case of poor knee flexion the measurement taken should be to the tips of the toes.

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  • footre and hind feet should be well clothed with hair both over and between the toes.

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  • She later lost the nail from both big toes, and it is possible that she suffered mild frostbite.

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  • Athlete's Foot is caused by a fungus that attacks the sole of the foot or the skin between the toes.

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  • Get rid of unsightly toenail fungus by soaking your toes in Listerine mouthwash.

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  • It does not wish to tread on local or regional toes on, what is, a complex matter where feelings may run high.

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  • Over wide hock: The hocks are set wide apart and the toes turned in also known as bowed hocks.

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  • keep hubby on his toes by packing his lunchbox with plasticine and an old alarm clock.

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  • Why does the skin of the fingers and toes become wrinkled after prolonged immersion in water?

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  • inflammation of the plantar fascia which is a broad band of tissue that attaches the heel to the toes.

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  • interrogation methods included breaking the toes of prisoners.

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  • Our repertoire mainly comprises well known Irish folk songs to get the audience singing and lively jigs and reels to set the toes tapping.

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  • That doesn't necessarily mean pointed toes, a pink jumpsuit and a plastic smile.

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  • Even when the rhythm's heavy, he has a lightness of touch, he's always on his toes.

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  • In Tunisia stroll around an ancient walled medina or perhaps sink your toes into the silky white sands that hug the coastline.

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  • plantar fasciitis - under the foot is a broad band of tough fibers that runs from the heel to the base of the toes.

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  • plantar flexion, the toes move away from - rather than toward - the shin.

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  • From the tip of their heads to the end of their toes these little rag doll playmates are very special in every way.

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  • From the top of their fun fleecy heads to the tips of their toes, Lily Dolls are very special playmates.

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  • prehensile toes, however, this is an attribute I inherited from my father.

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  • rapid-fire delivery, huge breadth of knowledge and hilarious asides kept us on our mental toes throughout.

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  • reflexology technique of squeezing the tips of your big toes.

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  • Within a few minutes my toes (poking out from my open-toed sandals) were beginning to burn in the searing heat.

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  • The bird has webbing between the toes, a feature shared only with Semipalmated sandpiper in the small peeps.

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  • The hair on and around the ears and between the toes, needs to be kept in check usually with thinning scissors.

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  • Isn't the best way to get a man to do sit-ups be to put the remote control between his toes?

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  • Don't apply cream between your toes, tho, as it tends to make the skin there soggy.

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  • Brazilian tapirs are hoofed mammals, with three toes on each hind foot and four on each front foot.

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  • taupe color and have gently pointed toes and 2.5 " heels.

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  • Of course I don't, I'm sure he knows I'd rather have a tickle on my toes.

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  • tingleother is an effect on the nerves which can cause constipation and numbness and tingling in the fingers and toes.

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  • With their non-slip soles they're ideal for keeping tiny toes toasty and for those first tentative and precious steps.

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  • toasty toes are comfortable, slip-resistant & stylish, coming in a sealed plastic pouch.

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  • I get pain in the ball of my foot - caused by deformed toes?

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  • toes amputated and their wounds took months to heal during the dark Arctic winter.

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  • The feet should be short, round and compact with well-arched toes and thick, hard pads.

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  • Radiographs revealed 2 fractured toes, one of which may need amputation.

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  • Gents have you gained a tubby tummy and lost sight of your twinkle toes?

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  • Stand gazing into shoe shop windows at pretty pinks and Summer greens with narrow straps, peep toes and sling backs.

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  • toed feet and at least four toes should be distinguishable, unless the tracks are hopelessly poor quality.

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  • tread on the toes of the prosperous peasant.

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  • I'll dip my toes but you'll just have to use camera trickery and CGI for the rest.

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  • tubby tummy and lost sight of your twinkle toes?

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  • twinkle toes!

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  • But there's a constant undercurrent of peril, real or imagined, that keeps them on our toes.

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  • webbed toes.

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  • The bird has webbing between the toes, a feature shared only with Semipalmated Sandpiper in the small peeps.

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  • Your standing position should be left foot forward, toes facing 2 o'clock, with your right foot double shoulder width apart behind you.

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  • youthful exuberance always manages to keep the family on their toes.

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  • Among other characteristics of these animals may be noticed the great length of the neck and limbs, the complete absence of lateral toes and the long and tufted tail.

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  • Only three toes on the hind-foot.

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  • According to his observations, in the Egyptian wild cat the pads of the toes are wholly black, while the black extends back either continuously or in long stripes as far as the calcaneum or heel-bone.

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  • The first family is that of the true or American opossums- Didelphyidae, in which there are five pairs of upper incisors, while the feet are of the presumed primitive arboreal type, the hind foot having the four outer toes subequal and separate, with the first opposable to them all.

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  • Fore feet with five sub-equal toes, with compressed, slightly curved pointed claws.

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  • Hind feet with the four outer toes sub-equal, with claws similar to those in the fore feet; the first toe almost always distinct and partially opposable, though small and nailless, sometimes absent.

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  • Fore-feet with five toes, all having strong pointed, compressed claws, the second, third and fourth nearly equal, the fifth somewhat and the first considerably shorter.

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  • Fore feet with two or three of the middle toes of nearly equal size, and provided with strong, sharp, slightly curved claws, the other toes rudimentary.

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  • The terminal phalanges of the large toes of both feet cleft at their extremities.

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  • 5) the fore-feet have the three middle toes well developed, the third slightly larger than the second, the fourth somewhat shorter, provided with long, strong, slightly curved, pointed claws.

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  • First and fifth toes very short and without claws.

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  • Hind feet with one or two phalanges, in the first toe forming a distinct tubercle visible externally; the second and third toes very slender, of equal length, joined as far From Gould.

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  • Fore feet with the functional toes reduced to two, the second and third, of equal length, with closely united metacarpals and short, sharp, slightly curved, compressed claws.

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  • Hind foot long and narrow, mainly composed of the strongly developed fourth toe, terminating in a conical pointed nail, with a strong pad behind it; the first toe represented by a rudimentary metatarsal; the remaining toes completely developed, with claws, but exceedingly slender; the united second and third reaching a little way beyond the metatarso-phalangeal articulation of the fourth; the fifth somewhat shorter.

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  • The limbs are five-toed, with the third and fourth toes of the front pair armed with enormous digging claws; FIG.

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  • Fore-feet with five distinct toes, each furnished with a long, strong and slightly curved nail, the first and fifth considerably shorter than the other three.

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  • Hind-feet with a very short nailless first toe, the second, third and fourth toes partially united by integument, of nearly equal length, the fifth distinct and rather shorter; all four with long and curved nails.

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  • In the skeleton the second and third toes are distinctly more slender than the fourth, showing a tendency towards the character so marked in the following families.

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  • Fore-feet with the two inner toes slightly separated from and opposable to the remaining three, all with strong curved and much compressed claws.

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  • io) with the first toe placed far back, large and broad, the second and third (united) toes considerably smaller than the other two; the fourth the largest.

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  • lowed by two slender toes, Complete skeletons disinterred by which in the living animal are Dr E.

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  • Fore-feet with five distinct subequal toes with claws.

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  • Hind-feet short and broad, with five welldeveloped toes; the first large, nailless and opposable; the second and third slender and united by a common integument as far as.

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  • Fore-feet with five well-developed toes, carrying small, flat, scale-like nails, not reaching the extremity of the digits.

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  • In the members of the typical genus Lemur, as well as in the allied Hapalemur and Lepidolemur, none of the toes or fingers are connected by webs, and all have the hind-limbs of moderate length, and the tail long.

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  • The foot resembles that of the other lemurs in its large opposable great toe with a flat nail; but all the other toes have pointed compressed claws.

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  • The three middle metatarsals become fused together into a cannon bone; the upper part of the third middle metatarsal projects behind and forms the so-called hypotarsus, which in various ways, characteristic of the different groups of birds (with one or more sulci, grooved or perforated), acts as guiding pulley to the tendons of the flexor muscles of the toes.

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  • Normally the four toes have two, three, four and five phalanges respectively, but in Cypselus the number is reduced to three in the front toes.

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  • The modifications of the hind-limbs are in fact many times greater (such as extremely long legs, with four, three or only two toes; very short legs, almost incapable of walking, with all four toes directed forwards, or two or one backwards, and two or more connected and therefore bound to act together, in various FIG.

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  • One of the functions of this peculiar muscle (which is similarly developed in crocodiles, but absent, or not differentiated from the ilio-tibial and ilio-femoral mass, in other vertebrates) is that its contraction helps to close the second and third toes.

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  • From Samos a large stork, Amphipelargus, and a typical Struthio; from the Sivalik Hills on the southern flanks of the Himalayas also an ostrich, and another Ratite with three toes, Hypselornis, as well as Leptoptilus, Pelecanus and Phalacrocorax.

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  • Three toes.

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  • Order Casuarii.-Three toes.

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  • Order Apteryges.-Four toes.

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  • 5, Order Dinornithes.-Three or four toes.

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  • Order Colymbiformes.-Plantigrade, nidifugous, aquatic. All toes webbed, fourth largest, hallux short; metatarsus laterally compressed; tibia with high, pyramidal crest.

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  • Front toes completely webbed.

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  • Toes lobated.

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  • Steganopodes.- Well flying, aquatic, nidicolous; with all the four toes webbed together.

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  • Front toes completely webbed; hallux very short or absent; feed chiefly on small aquatic invertebrates.

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  • Front toes webbed; hallux small or absent.

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  • First and fourth toes reversible.

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  • Heterodactyle, first and second toes directed forwards, third and fourth backwards.

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  • Elhanan of Bethlehem slew the giant Goliath of Gath, and David's own brother Shimei (or Shammah) overthrew a monster who could boast of twenty-four fingers and toes.

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  • Although palaeotheres resemble tapirs in general appearance, they differ in having only three toes on the fore as well as on the hind foot.

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  • peculiarities of the skeleton or portions of the skeleton of certain birds - one of the most remarkable of which is that on the component parts of the foot (pp. tot - toy) pointing out the aberration from the ordinary structure exhibited by the Goatsucker (Caprimulgus) and the Swift (Cypselus) - an aberration which, if rightly understood, would have conveyed a warning to those ornithological systematists who put their trust in birds' toes for characters on which to.

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  • proportion of the limbs and the disposition of the toes - even as had been the practice of most ornithologists before him!

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  • It included all Picariae which had not " zygodactylous " feet, that is to say, toes placed in pairs, two before and two behind.

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  • Phaethon, the tropic-bird, he would place with the " Larides " and not with the " Pelecanides," which it only resembles in its feet having all the toes connected by a web.

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  • The typical Phenacodus primaevus, of the Lower or Wasatch Eocene of North America, was a relatively small ungulate, of slight build, with straight limbs each terminating in five complete toes, and walking in the digitigrade fashion of the modern tapir.

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  • In the Puerco, or Lowest Eocene of North America the place of the above species was taken by Euprotogonia puercensis, an animal only half the size of Phenacodus primaevus, with the terminal joints of the limbs intermediate between hoofs and claws, and the first and fifth toes taking their full share in the support of the weight of the body.

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  • The fore-limbs have four toes and a rudimentary thumb, all with claws; the hind limbs are larger, with five distinct toes, united by short webs at their bases.

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  • The English setter should have a silky coat with the hair waved but not curly; the legs and toes should be hairy, and the tail should have a bushy fringe of hairs hanging down from the dorsal border.

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  • The feet are five-toed, and the third and fourth toes of the front pair armed with enormous claws adapted for digging.

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  • There are four functional toes in front and three behind; while the calcaneum, unlike that of the other three groups, articulates with the fibula.

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  • The number of front toes ranges from four to one, and of hind ones from three to one.

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  • Front toes 4, 3 or I, hind; 3 or I.

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  • Front toes, 4; hind toes, 3.

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  • Fore-feet with four toes, having distinct hoofs: the first toe being absent, the third the longest, the second and fourth nearly equal, and the fifth the shortest and scarcely reaching the ground in the ordinary standing position.

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  • Hind-feet with the typical perissodactyle arrangement of three toes - the middle one being the largest, the two others nearly equal.

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  • Front toes, 3 or 4; hind toes, 3.

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  • There are only three front toes, and the limbs are long and adapted for running.

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  • Usually there are three, but occasionally four front toes; and the limb-bones are short.

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  • Three completely developed toes, with distinct broad rounded hoofs on each foot.

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  • cormorant (q.v.) and gannet as well as the true pelicans, and for a long while these and some other distinct groups, as the snake-birds (q.v.), frigate-birds (q.v.) and tropic-birds (q.v.), which have all the four toes of the foot connected by a web, were regarded as forming a single family, Pelecanidae; but this name has now been restricted to the pelicans only, though all are still usually associated in the suborder Steganopodes of Ciconiiform birds.

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  • The simplest kind was a pad or sole of leather or papyrus bound to the foot by two straps, one passing over the instep, the other between the toes.

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  • 20), the female figure reclining on the lid wears a Greek chiton of a thin white material, with short sleeves fastened on the outside of the arm, by means of buttons and loops; a himation of dark purple thick stuff is wrapped round her hips and legs; on her feet are sandals, consisting of a sole apparently of leather, and attached to the foot and leg with leather straps; under the straps are thin socks which do not cover the toes; she wears a necklace of heavy pendants; her ears are pierced for ear-rings; her hair is partly gathered together with a ribbon at the roots behind, and partly hangs in long tresses before and behind; a flat diadem is bound round her head a little way back from the brow and 2 The tutulus was worn at Rome by the flaminica.

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  • - Symmetrical gangrene of toes (3 months' duration), showing the sharp " line rof demarcation " between the mummified toes and the more healthy tissue.

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  • The second genus, Dorcatherium (or Hyomoschus), is African, and distinguished chiefly by the feet being stouter and shorter, the outer toes better developed, and the two middle metacarpals not welded together.

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  • Dorking has long been famous for a finely flavoured breed of fowl distinguished by its having five toes.

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  • Ten is two fives, 15 three fives, 20 is a "man" (ten fingers and ten toes), 100 is "five men," and so on.

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  • Cavies in general, the more typical representatives of the Caviidae, are rodents with hooflike nails, four front and three hind toes, imperfect collar-bones, and the cheek-teeth divided by folds of enamel into transverse plates.

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  • The limbs are strong and short, each with five well-developed toes provided with strong claws.

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  • In the fore feet the web not only fills the interspaces between the toes, but extends considerably beyond the ends of the long, broad and somewhat flattened nails, giving great expanse to the foot when used for swimming, though capable of being folded back on the palm when the animal is burrowing or walking on the land.

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  • Reiun sculptured simply a man poised on the toes of one foot, the other foot raised, the ar-rn extended, and the body straining forward in strong yet elastic muscular effort.

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  • AMBLYPODA, a suborder of primitive ungulate mammals, taking its name from the short and stumpy feet, which were furnished with five toes each, and supported massive pillar-like limbs.

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  • UNGULATA, the name of an order of placental mammals in which the terminal joints of the toes are usually encased in solid hoofs or covered with broad hoof-like nails, while the molar (and not unfrequently some or all of the premolar) teeth have broad tuberculated crowns adapted for crushing vegetable substances.

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  • In the typical Ungulata or Diplarthra, the feet are never plantigrade, and the functional toes do not exceed four - the inner digit being suppressed, Right Fore Foot of Indian at all events in all forms which Elephant.

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  • With the cheek-teeth formed of a number of parallel plates in the manner characteristic of the family, the viscacha is distinguished from the other members of that group by having only three hind toes; while it is also the heaviest-built and largest member of the group, with smaller ears than the rest.

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  • &prtos, even, and &Lktvxos, a finger or toe, "even-toed"), the suborder of ungulate mammals in which the central (and in some cases the only) pair of toes in each foot are arranged symmetrically on each side of a vertical line running through the axes of the limbs.

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  • In the Sheep and the Camel the long compound bone, supporting the two main (or only) toes is the cannon-bone.

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  • The primitive Artiodactyla thus probably had the typical number (44) of incisor, canine and molar teeth, brachyodont molars, conical odontoid process, four distinct toes on each foot, with metacarpal, metatarsal and all the tarsal bones distinct, and no frontal appendages.

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  • B), and the toes enclosed in hoofs.

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  • Outer toes small and rudimentary, or in some cases entirely suppressed; their metacarpal or metatarsal bones never complete.

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  • They derive their name of Tylopoda ("boss-footed") from the circumstance that the feet form large cushion-like pads, supporting the weight of the body, while the toes have broad nails on their upper surface only, instead of being encased in hoofs.

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  • I, C) and with their articular surfaces for the toes smooth, instead of ridged as in the Pecora.

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  • (See Tylofoda.) In the same sectional group is included the North American family of oreodonts (Oreodontidae), which are much more primitive ruminants, with shorter necks and limbs, the full series of 44 teeth, all in apposition, and the metacarpal and metatarsal bones separate, and the toes generally of more normal type, although sometimes claw-like.

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  • Four complete toes on each foot.

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  • In Anoplotherium, some of the species of which were larger than tapirs, there were either two or three toes, the latter number being almost unique among the Artiodactyla.

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  • The Suidae include the Old World pigs (Suinae) and the American peccaries (Dicotylinae), and are characterized by the snout terminating in a fleshy disk-like expansion, in the midst of which are perforated the nostrils; while the toes are enclosed in sharp hoofs, of which the lateral ones do not touch the ground.

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  • The Dicotylinae differ from the Suinae in that the upper canines are directed downwards (instead of curving upwards) and have sharp cutting-edges, while the toes are four in front and three behind (instead of four on each foot), and the stomach is complex instead of simple.

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  • The short and broad teeth terminate in four subequal toes, protected by short rounded hoofs, and all reaching the ground.

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  • In the fore feet the three inner toes have large claws, while the two outer ones are rudimentary and clawless; in the hind-limbs the first toe is wanting, as in Megatherium, but the second and third are clawed.

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  • In North America Mylodon was accompanied by another gigantic species typifying the genus Megalonyx, in which the fore part of the skull was usually wide, and the third and fourth front toes carried claws.

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  • TAPIR, any existing representative of the perissodactyle section of ungulate mammals with five front and three hind toes, and no horn.

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  • On the fore-feet the four toes correspond to the second, third,.

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  • The toes are enclosed in hoofs, and the under surface of the foot rests on a large pad.

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  • The weasel is an elegant little animal, with elongated slender body, back much arched, head small and flattened, ears short and rounded, neck long and flexible, limbs short, five toes on each foot, all with sharp, com - pressed, curved claws, tail rather short, slender, cylindrical, and pointed at the tip, and fur short and close.

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  • The number of toes is four, unless the hallux is more or less reduced.

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  • The hind-feet have only four toes, owing to the suppression of the first, in place of which they have a fleshy pad on the inner side of the foot, between which and the toes boughs and other objects can be firmly grasped as with a hand.

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  • But the limbs show with regard to development great variation, and an uninterrupted transition from the most perfect condition of two pairs with five separate clawed toes to their total disappearance; yet even limbless lizards retain bony vestiges beneath the skin.

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  • The same beautiful adaptation to the surroundings exists also in Ptenopus (with fringed toes) and Stenodactylus, which are likewise deserticolous.

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  • A peculiarly wedge-shaped snout, and toes provided with strong fringes, enable this animal to burrow rapidly in and under the sand of the desert.

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  • The apical end of the rotifer usually narrows suddenly beyond the curve of the gut and the cloacal aperture to form the foot of pseudopodium which ends in an organ of attachment, a pair of movable toes, each with the opening of a cement-gland (gl) at its tip. Thus for orientation we place the rotifer like the cuttle-fish, head downwards: the ciliated disk is basal or oral, proximal to the rest of the animal, the foot is apical, and the brain and cloacal aperture are anterodorsal.

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  • In Philodinacea accessory toes are found, unfurnished with cement-glands and distinguished as spurs.

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  • Other ciliated organs to be noticed are the proboscis cup of Bdelloidaceae, and the toes of Pedalion.

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  • B, lateral view, showing viscera: oc, eye-spots; n, nephridia; e, ciliated toes; other letters as above.

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  • Pedalion presents a pair of ciliated toes in the posterior region of the body (fig.

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  • - a, Microcodon clavus, showing corona, lateral antennae and jointed foot; b, Rhinops vitrea, corona from below, showing proboscidiform extension containing eyes; c, Philodina megalotrocha; d, head of Rotifer macroceros, postero-ventral view, showing lobes of corona, and antero-dorsal median antenna, telescopic with setae; e, Rotifer (Actinurus) neptunius, showing head with retracted corona, and protruded dorsal proboscis bearing median antenna, and telescopic foot with toes and spurs; f.

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  • Bdelloidaceae; foot with two toes and accessory spurs or a simple perforated disk; body telescopic at either end, with an antero-dorsal proboscis ending in a ciliate cup and bearing the proximal antenna; corona usually bilobed, very wheel-like.

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  • Although the more typical goats are markedly distinct from sheep, there is, both as regards wild and domesticated forms, an almost complete gradation from goats to sheep, so that it is exceedingly difficult to define either group. The position of the genus Capra (to all the members of which, as well as some allied species, the name "goat" in its wider sense is applicable) in the family Bovidae is indicated in the article Bovidae, and some of the distinctions between goats and sheep are mentioned in the article Sheep. Here then it will suffice to mention that goats are characterized by the strong and offensive odour of the males, which are furnished with a beard on the chin; while as a general rule glands are present between the middle toes of the fore feet only.

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  • In size they may be compared with cats; the long slender limbs are connected by a broad fold of skin extending outwards from the sides of the neck and body, the fingers and toes are webbed, and the hind-limbs joined by an outer membrane as in bats.

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  • This section comprehends three species only, known as Phalaropes or swimming sandpipers, which are distinguished by the membranes that fringe their toes, in two of the species forming marginal lobes,' and by the character of their lower plumage, which is as close as that of a duck.

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  • Feet narrow, with four completely developed toes on each.

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  • Hoofs of the two middle toes with their contiguous surfaces flattened.

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  • The outer toes not reaching to the ground in the ordinary walking position.

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  • CAPYBARA, or Carpincho (Hydrochaerus capybara), the largest living rodent mammal, characterized by its moderately long limbs, partially-webbed toes, of which there are four in front and three behind, hoof-like nails, sparse hair, short ears, cleft upper lip and the absence of a tail.

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  • Squirrels of this and the' other arboreal groups have the bodily form slender and agile, the tail long and bushy, the ears well developed, pointed and often tufted; the feet adapted for 1 ' climbing, the anterior pair with four toes and a rudimentary thumb, and the posterior pair with five toes, all the toes having long, curved and short-pointed claws (see Squirrel).

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  • The hind-limbs are elongated, with four toes, of which the metatarsals are separate; the tibia and fibula are welded in old age; the calcaneum and astragalus of the tarsus are elongated; and there is a perforation on the inner side of the lower end of the humerus (see Jumping-Hare).

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  • In the typical jerboas, Jaculus (or Dipus), ranging from North Africa to Persia, Russia and Central Asia, there are only three hind toes, the incisors are grooved, and the premolars are generally wanting.

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  • The other genera have five toes, of which only the middle three are functional, and smooth incisors.

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  • The Spalacidae are burrowing types, allied apparently to the ancestral Jaculidae, and characterized by the second and third molars being equal in size, the presence of enamel-folds in all these teeth, and the superiority in size of the claws of the second, third and fourth front toes over the other two.

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  • Vandeleuria, ranging from India to Yunnan, has flat nails on the first and fifth toes of both feet, and a very long tail; while the Indo-Malay Chiropodomys has a flat nail on the first toe of both feet and a tufted tail.

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  • In the last two genera the feet have four toes, in place of the five of Erethizon (see Porcupine).

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  • Many of them, like ungulates, are specialized for swift running, and have unusually long limbs, with ridges developed on the articular surfaces of the lower bones; the clavicles are more or less reduced; the thorax is more compressed than usual, with a narrower breast-bone; and there is a marked tendency to the reduction or loss of the lateral toes, more especially in the hind limb.

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  • It is a large rodent known to the Tupi Indians as the paca-rana, or false paca, in allusion to the resemblance of its coloration to that of the true paca, from which it differs by its elldeveloped tail, the absence of cheek-pouches, the full development of all five toes and the wider thorax.

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  • nigripes; while the circumpolar banded lemming, Dicrostonyx torquatus, which turns white in winter, represents a second genus taking its name from the double claws on one of the toes of the forefeet.

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  • In the fore foot, the three middle toes are subequally developed, the fifth is present, but smaller, and the first is rudimentary, although, in one species at least, all its normal bones are present.

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  • The hind-foot is very like that of a rhinoceros, having three welldeveloped toes.

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  • It is now possible to define the suborder Hyracoidea as including ungulates with a centrale in the carpus, plantigrade feet, in which the first and fifth toes are reduced in greater or less degree, and clavicles and a foramen in the lower end of the humerus are absent.

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  • On the fore-foot the two (second and fifth) outer toes are equally developed as in pigs, but on the hind-foot, although the inner (or second) is present, the outer or fifth toe is entirely wanting.

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  • The wings are somewhat feeble, and the legs have the toes placed in pairs, two before and two behind.

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  • They give the part of the tongue on which they occur the appearance and feel of a coarse rasp. The feet are furnished with round soft pads or cushions covered with thick, naked skin, one on the under surface of each of the principal toes, and one larger one of trilobed form, behind these, under the lower ends of the metacarpal and metatarsal bones, which are placed nearly vertically in ordinary progression.

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  • There are five fingers and four toes, provided with claws, excepting the outer digits.

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  • Ladies use slippers of yellow morocco, and abroad, inner boots of the same material, above which they wear, in either case, thick shoes, having only toes.

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  • The nervous paths in the brain and cord, as they attain completion, Toes Ank,e Knee

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  • Titanotherium, of the Oligocene of the Dakotas and neighbouring districts, was a huge beast, with the hinder upper premolars similar in character to the molars, a pair of horn-cores, arising from the maxilla, overhanging the nose-cavity, four front and three hind toes, only twenty dorso-lumbar vertebrae, and an almost continuous and unbroken series of teeth, in which the canines are short; the dental formula being i.

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  • With the exception that the right antler is malformed and partially aborted, and that the bones of the lateral toes have been lost, the skeleton is practically complete.

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  • In the absence of any trace of the lower extremities of the metacarpal and metatarsal bones of the lateral toes the skeleton differs from the American deer, and resembles those hollow-horned ruminants in which these toes persist.

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  • The lateral toes may be completely absent, but more often are represented by the hoofs alone, supported sometimes by a very rudimentary skeleton, consisting of mere irregular nodules of bone.

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  • From the Mid-Miocene to the Oligocene of France are known several species of Palaelodus, Elornis and Agnopterus, which have relatively shorter legs, longer toes and a complicated hypotarsus, and represent an earlier family, less specialized although not directly ancestral to the flamingos.

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  • Fuerbringer and Gadow, while others prefer the goose-like voice and the webbed toes as reliable characters.

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  • The ears are short and rounded; the toes of the broad feet very imperfectly separated; the tail is well developed, with a terminal tuft; and the straight hair is not woolly.

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  • No hump. Feet narrow, the toes being more separated than in the camels, and each with a distinct plantar pad.

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  • Unfortunately, the skull is incomplete, and the rest of the skeleton very imperfectly known; but sufficient of the former remains to show that the socket of the eye was open behind, and of the latter to indicate that in the hind-foot, at any rate, the upper bones of the two functional toes had not coalesced into a cannon-bone.

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  • The tail is very long; and the feet have five functional toes, with complete but short metacarpals or metatarsals.

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  • Homacodon was an animal of the size of a rabbit, with five toes (of which only five were functional to each foot) and 44 teeth, of which the molars are tuberculated (bunodont), with six columns on those of the upper jaw; the premolars being of a cutting type.

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  • The hind-limb is typically avine, with intertarsal joint, distally reduced fibula, and the three elongated metatarsals which show already considerable anchylosis; reduction of the toes to four, with 2, 3, 4 and 5 phalanges; the hallux is separate, and as usual in recent birds posterior in position.

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  • This cut of shoe is most in vogue amongst Moslems. (2) Gol panje ki juti, like English slippers, but rounded at the toes.

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  • In all the more typical members of the family the three middle metatarsals of the long hind-legs are fused into a cannon-bone; and in the true jerboas of the genus Jaculus the two lateral toes, with their supporting metatarsals, are lost, although they are present in the alactagas (Alactaga), in which, however, as in certain allied genera, only the three middle toes are functional.

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  • In both groups, for instance, the lower part of the hind-leg is formed by a long, slender cannon-bone, or metatarsus, terminating inferiorly in triple condyles for the three long and sharply clawed toes, the resemblance being increased by the fact that in both cases the small bone of the leg (fibula) is fused with the large one (tibia).

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  • It may also be noticed that in mammals and birds which hop on two legs, such as jerboas, kangaroos, thrushes and finches, the proportionate length of the thigh-bone or femur to the tibia and foot (metatarsus and toes) is constant, being 2 to 5; in animals, on the other hand, such as hares, horses and frogs, which use all four feet, the corresponding lengths are 4 to 7.

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  • Their colour is black, their skull decidedly round, their hair thick and frizzly, their legs thin and almost without calves, and their toes so prehensile that they can use them nearly as well as their fingers.

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  • The feet have broad, naked, tuberculated soles; the forefeet with five distinct toes, each furnished with a long, strong and slightly curved nail, the first and fifth considerably shorter than the other three.

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  • The hindfeet have a very short nailless first toe; the second, third and fourth toes partially united by integument, of nearly equal length; the fifth distinct and rather shorter; these four are provided with long and curved nails.

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  • This last is the beautiful roseate tern, Sterna dougalli; the other is the black tern, Hydrochelidon nigra, belonging to a genus in which the toes are only halfwebbed, of small size and dark leaden-grey plumage.

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  • Modern research has discovered no crab to surpass Macrocheira hampferi, De Haan, that can span between three and four yards with the tips of its toes, but at the other end of the scale it has yielded Collodes malabaricus, Alcock, "of which the carapace, in an adult and egg-laden female, is less than one-sixth of an inch in its greatest diameter."

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  • Again and again it has been proved that the human great toe can be by constant practice used as a thumb; artists exist who have painted pictures grasping the brush with their toes, and violinists have been known to play their instruments in the same manner.

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  • The most obvious distinctive character presented by the ostrich is the presence of two toes only, the third and fourth, on each foot - a character absolutely peculiar to the genus Struthio.

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  • In South America another large Ratite bird, the rhea, is called ostrich; it can be distinguished at once from the true ostrich by its possession of three toes.

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  • The pain which is felt at first a little behind the hip-joint steadily increases in severity and extends along the course of the nerve and its branches in many instances as far as the toes.

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  • The middle toe is greatly elongated, and the hinder one but slightly developed, while the talons of all the toes are comparatively straight and blunt, and are thus of little use as organs of prehension.

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  • Close to the outer side of this lies a smaller fifth digit, and to the inner side two excessively slender toes (the second and third), bound together almost to the extremity in a common FIG.

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  • The two little claws of these toes, projecting together from the skin, may be of use in scratching and cleaning the fur of the animal, but the toes must have quite lost all connexion with the functions of support or progression.

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  • The fore-limbs are small with subequal toes, armed with strong, moderately long, curved claws.

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  • Forefeet narrow; the three middle toes considerably exceeding the first and fifth in length and their claws long, compressed and but slightly curved.

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  • Agoutis are slender-limbed rodents, with five front and three hind toes (the first front toe very minute), and very short tails.

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  • The legs and toes are comparatively feeble, but the wings are large.

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  • Of about the size of a turkey, it is remarkable for the curious " horn " or slender caruncle, more than three inches long, it bears on its crown, the two sharp spurs with which each wing is armed, and its elongated toes.

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  • From all other large Carnivora except the African hunting-dog, hyenas are distinguished by having only four toes on each foot, and are further characterized by the length of the fore-legs as compared with the hind pair, the non-retractile claws, and the enormous strength of the jaws and teeth, which enables them to break the hardest bones and to retain what they have seized with unrelaxing grip.

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  • " one man," means 20, &c., &c. The existence of such expressions demonstrates that the people who use them had originally no spoken names for these numbers, but once merely counted them by gesture on their fingers and toes in low savage fashion, till they obtained higher numerals by the inventive process of describing in words these counting-gestures.

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  • The priests wear a white jacket with loose sleeves, a head-cloth like a turban and a special type of shoe with turned-up toes and soles projecting at the heel.

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  • Silver rings on fingers and also on toes are common.

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  • It differs from the true crocodile principally in having the head broader and shorter, and the snout more obtuse; in having the fourth, enlarged tooth of the under jaw received, not into an external notch, but into a pit formed for it within the upper one; in wanting a jagged fringe which appears on the hind legs and feet of the crocodile; and in having the toes of the hind feet webbed not more than half way to the tips.

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  • There were three toes to each foot, and the femur lacked a third trochanter.

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  • Similar experiments upon models with rounded toes but otherwise of the same form showed a considerable reduction in the magnitude of the tensile stresses.

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  • Between the two middle toes, in most species, is lodged a deep glandular bag having the form of a retort with a small external orifice, which secretes an unctuous and odorous substance.

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  • If mankind had had six fingers on each hand and six toes on each foot, we should be using a duodenary scale (base twelve), which would have been far more convenient.

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  • As the latter is due to finger-reckoning, so the use of the fingers and the toes produced a vigesimal scale.

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  • (ii) Beyond ten, and in many cases beyond five, the names have reference to the use of the fingers, and sometimes of the toes, for counting; and the scale may be quinary, denary or vigesimal, according as one hand, the pair of hands, or the hands and feet, are taken as the new unit.

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  • The beak is large, strong and sharp-edged, the upper mandible terminating in a large hook; the wings are narrow and very long; the feet have no hind toe, and the three anterior toes are completely webbed.

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  • Gaudry suggests, to the reduction in the number of the toes, as otherwise it should not be found in the rhinoceros.

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  • These ancestral mammals, in addition to their small size, were characterized by the presence of five toes to each foot, of which the first was more or less completely opposable to the other four.

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  • Accordingly, it was at this epoch that the small ancestral insectivorous mammals first forsook their arboreal habitat to try a life on the open plains, where their descendants developed on the one hand into the carnivorous and other groups, in which the toes are armed with nails or claws, and on the other into the hoofed group, inclusive of such monsters as the elephant and the giraffe.

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  • There are five toes to all the feet, but the first in the fore-feet is rudimentary, and furnished with a flat nail.

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  • The former, for instance, has three instead of two toes on each foot, it has no apparent tail, its wings are far better developed, and when folded cover the body, and its head and neck are clothed with feathers, while internal distinctions of still deeper significance have since been 1 What prompted his bestowal of this name, so well known in classical mythology, is not apparent.

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  • macrorhyncha, more slender tarsi, and shorter toes, while its general colour is very much darker, the body and wings being of a brownish-grey mixed with black.

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  • Not infrequently instances occur of domestic horses being produced with a small additional toe with complete hoof, usually on the inside of the principal toe, and, though far more rarely, three or more toes may be present.

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  • The genus Rana may be defined as firmisternal Ecaudata with cylindrical transverse processes to the sacral vertebra, teeth in the upper jaw and on the vomer, a protrusible tongue which is free and forked behind, a horizontal pupil and more or less webbed toes.

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  • Some of the species are thoroughly aquatic and have fully webbed toes, others are terrestrial, except during the breeding season, others are adapted for burrowing, by means of the much-enlarged and sharp-edged tubercle at the base of the inner toe, whilst not a few have the tips of the digits dilated into disks by which they are able to climb on trees.

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  • Among these may be mentioned the hairy frog of West Africa, Trichobatrachus robustus, some specimens of which have the sides of the body and of the hind limbs covered with long villosities, the function of which is unknown, and its ally Gampsosteonyx batesi, in which the last phalanx of the fingers and toes is sharp, claw-like and perforates the skin.

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  • To this family also belong the Rhacophorus of eastern Asia, arboreal frogs, some of which are remarkable for the extremely developed webs between the fingers and toes, which are believed to act as a parachute when the frog leaps from the branches of trees (flying-frog of A.

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  • In standing these birds preserve an upright position, sometimes resting on the "tarsus" 2 alone, but in walking or running this is kept nearly vertical, and their weight is supported by the toes alone.

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  • Except in some of the Stegocephalia, there are only four functional digits in the manus, but the Ecaudata have a more or less distinct rudiment of pollex; in the Caudata it seems to be the outer digit which has been suppresssed, as atavistic reappearance of a fifth digit takes place on the outer side of the manus, as it does on the pes in those forms in which the toes are reduced to four.

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  • His hands were then bound, and he was cast into a den of venomous serpents; but he played so sweetly on the harp with his toes that he charmed the reptiles, except one adder, by which he was stung to death.

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  • The otter has an elongated, low body, short limbs, short broad feet, with five toes on each, connected together by webs, and all with short, moderately strong, compressed, curved, pointed claws.

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  • Some, with the feet only slightly webbed, and the claws exceedingly small or altogether wanting on some of the toes, and also with some difference in dental characters, have been separated as a distinct genus, Aonyx.

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  • A third modification is the increasing length of limb (as well as in general bodily size), accompanied by a gradual reduction in the number of toes from three or four to one.

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  • In the typical, and also in the North American forms these were complete, although small, lateral toes in both feet (fig.

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  • antilopinum of India the lateral toes had disappeared.

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  • the outermost incisor is short, the bones of the middle part of the leg are separate, and there are at least three toes to each foot.

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  • 1 and 2; the premolars, with the exception of the small first one, being molar-like; and the lateral toes (fig.

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  • The fore-feet have four complete toes (fig.

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  • It looked as if Nature no longer contained the breed of nobler bloods, but stood on her last toes.

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  • Curving her arms, Natasha held out her skirts as dancers do, ran back a few steps, turned, cut a caper, brought her little feet sharply together, and made some steps on the very tips of her toes.

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  • His rapid-fire delivery, huge breadth of knowledge and hilarious asides kept us on our mental toes throughout.

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  • You could also try the reflexology technique of squeezing the tips of your big toes.

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  • Within a few minutes my toes (poking out from my open-toed sandals) were beginning to burn in the searing heat.

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