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thickening of tissue in the motor tracts of the lateral columns and anterior horns of the spinal cord; results in progressive muscle atrophy that starts in the limbs ALS , amyotrophic lateral sclerosis , Lou Gehrig's disease
condition of disability resulting from the loss of one or more limbs amputation
any of various tailless stout-bodied amphibians with long hind limbs for leaping; semiaquatic and terrestrial species anuran , batrachian , frog , salientian , toad , toad frog
part of the skeleton that includes the pectoral girdle and the pelvic girdle and the upper and lower limbs appendicular skeleton
invertebrate having jointed limbs and a segmented body with an exoskeleton made of chitin arthropod
arrangement of the body and its limbs attitude , position , posture
thin flat strip of flexible material that is worn around the body or one of the limbs (especially to decorate the body) band
columnar tree of eastern North America having horizontal limbs and small leaves that emerge late in spring and have brilliant color in early fall black gum , Nyssa sylvatica , pepperidge , sour gum
large aquatic carnivorous mammal with fin-like forelimbs no hind limbs, including: whales; dolphins; porpoises; narwhals blower , cetacean , cetacean mammal
any of several chiefly tropical constrictors with vestigial hind limbs boa
body excluding the head and neck and limbs body , torso , trunk
any of several degenerative nervous disorders characterized by spasmodic movements of the body and limbs chorea
any of several North American salamanders adapted for climbing with well-developed limbs and long somewhat squared-off toes climbing salamander
acrobat who twists limbs and body contortionist
minute marine or freshwater crustaceans usually having six pairs of limbs on the thorax; some abundant in plankton and others parasitic on fish copepod , copepod crustacean
genus of tropical American trees of the family Bignoniaceae; has a short trunk and crooked limbs and drooping branches Crescentia , genus Crescentia
fishes having paired fins resembling limbs and regarded as ancestral to amphibians Crossopterygii , subclass Crossopterygii
act of bending low with the limbs close to the body crouch
lightly built medium-sized theropod with long limbs and neck deinocheirus
myositis characterized by weakness of limb and neck muscles and much muscle pain and selling accompanied by skin rash affecting cheeks and eyelids and neck and chest and limbs; progression and severity vary among individuals dermatomyositis
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