MT ch 4

  1. brisket
    mass of connective tissue, muscle, and fat covering the cranioventral part of the ruminant chest between the forelegs
  2. cannon bone
    • third metacarpal of the horse
    • also called the shin bone
  3. coronary band/coronet
    junction between the skin and the horn of the hoof
  4. dewclaw
    • not in horses
    • accessory claw of the ruminant foot that projects caudally from the fetlock
  5. flank
    side of body between ribs and ilium
  6. forelock
    most cranial part of the mane hanging down between the ears and onto the forehead
  7. forehead
    region of head between the eyes and ears
  8. heart girth
    • not in swine
    • circumferance of the chest just caudal to the shoulders and cranial to the back
  9. heel
    caudal region of the hoof that has an area of soft tissue called the bulb
  10. hoof
    hard covering of the digit in ungulates
  11. hook
    • not commonly in horses
    • protrusion of the wing of the ilium on the dorsolateral area of the ruminants
  12. pin
    protrusion of the ischium bones just lateral to the base of the tail in ruminants
  13. shoulder joint
    region around the large joint between the humerus and scapula
  14. elbow joint
    forelimb joint formed by distal humerus, proximal radius and proximal ulna
  15. knee joint
    carpus in ungulates
  16. fetlock joint
    metacarpophalangeal and metatarsophalangeal joint in ungulates
  17. pastern joint
    proximal interphalangeal joint in ungulates
  18. coffin joint
    distal interphalangial joint in ungulates
  19. stifle joint
    femorotiabial and femoropatellar joint in quadrupeds
  20. hock joint
    tarsal joint
  21. loin
    lumbar region of the back between the thorax and pelvis
  22. muzzle (not used in swine)
    two nostrils and the muscles of the upper and lower lip.
  23. Paralumbar Fossa
    hollow area of the fflank whose boundries are tranverse processes of the limbar vertebrae and the last rib and the thigh muscles.
  24. Pedal
    pertaining to the hoof
  25. Pinna
    projecting part of ear lying outside of the head
  26. poll
    top of head
  27. Rump (term notused in horses or cattle)
    sacral to tail head region of the back
  28. Sole
    palmar or plantar surface of the hoof, bttom of hoof
  29. tail head
    base of tail where it connects to the body
  30. teat
    nipple of mammary gland
  31. toe
    cranial end of the hoof
  32. udder
    mammary gland
  33. White line
    fusion between the wall and sole of hoof
  34. Withers
    region over the doesum where the neck joins the thorax and where the dorsal margins of the scapula lie just below the skin
  35. Barrel (horses)
    capacity of the checst or trunk
  36. Chest (horse)
    part of body between the nexk and the abdomen, the thorax
  37. Chestnuts (horses)
    horny, irregular growths on the medial surface of the equine leg,
  38. Croup (horses)
    muscular area above the tail base.
  39. ergot (horses)
    small keratinized mass of horn in a small bunch of hair on the palmar or plantar aspect of the fetlock
  40. Forelock (horses)
    in maned animlas, the most cranial part of the mane hanging down between the ears
  41. Frog (Horses)
    V-shaped pad of soft horn between the bars on the sole of the equine hoof
  42. Gaskin (horses)
    muscular portion of the hind limb between the stifle and hock, aka crus
  43. Hoof Bars (horses)
    divits in hoof, where you clean dirt out of
  44. Quarter (as it prefers to the hoof)
    lateral or medial side of the hoof (rim on the sides of the hoof)
  45. Dewlap(cattle)
    loose skin under the throat and neck, which may become pendulas in some breeds
  46. Chine (goat)
    thoracic region of the back
  47. wattle (goat)
    appendages suspended from the head, (usually under the chin)
  48. Ham (swine)
    rear of the pig
  49. Jowl (pig)
    external throat, especially when fat or loose skin is present
  50. Snout(pig)
    upper lip and apex of the nose
  51. Chest (cats or dogs)
    part of body between neck and abdomen
  52. Chin (dogs or cat)
    rostoventral protusion on the mandible
  53. Dew claw (cats or dogs)
    rudimentary first digit of dogs and cats
  54. flank(dogs or cats)
    side of body between ribs and ilium
  55. muzzle
    2 nostrals and the muscles of the upper lip and lower lip
  56. pinna
    projecting part of the ear lying outside the head
  57. tail
    caudal part of vertebral coluimn extending beyond the trunk
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MT ch 4
MT ch 4