Definition of forelimb in English:


Line breaks: fore|limb
Pronunciation: /ˈfɔːlɪm


  • Either of the front limbs of an animal; a foreleg, wing, flipper, etc..
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    • Does the discovery of asymmetrical flight feathers on the forelimbs and hind limbs of dromaeosaurs affect the debate about the evolution of avian flight.
    • But the creature's most unusual feature was a set of long, asymmetric feathers with hooked barbs on its hind limbs and forelimbs.
    • In this position the gorilla's weight-line (or ‘centre of gravity’ line) falls between the forelimbs and the hind limbs.

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