Some articles on limbs, limb:
... The limbs of the horse are structures made of dozens of bones, joints, muscles, tendons and ligaments that support the weight of the equine body ... absorbs shock, and the stay apparatus, which locks major joints in the limbs, allowing horses to remain standing while relaxed or asleep ... The limbs play a major part in the movement of the horse, with the legs performing the functions of absorbing impact, bearing weight, and providing thrust ...
... among the least likely to obtain proper prosthetic limbs, Jivacate formed field clinics—that is, organized teams of specialized personnel and ... within six days every day 150 to 300 people acquire new prosthetic limbs ...
... When her limbs are removed (cut off), she can grow them back at will ... Cormac Limbs discovered her powers when she accidentally cut off part of her nose when she was younger ... is portrayed by actress Jane Krakowski in Cirque du Freak The Vampire's Assistant, as Corma Limbs ...
... A limb (from the Old English lim), or extremity, is a jointed, or prehensile (as octopus tentacles or new world monkey tails), appendage of the human or other animal body ... Most animals use limbs for locomotion, such as walking, running, or climbing ... Some animals can use their front limbs (or upper limbs in humans) to carry and manipulate objects ...
... The Artificial Limbs Manufacturing Corporation of India (ALIMCO) is a Public Sector Undertaking (PSU) of the Government of India ... Established in 1956, ALIMCO manufactures artificial limbs and rehabilitation aids ... in 1972, and started production in 1976, to manufacture artificial limb components and rehabilitation aids for the benefit of the physically handicapped ...
Famous quotes containing the word limbs:
“But all its chief delight was still
On Roses thus its self to fill:
And its pure virgin Limbs to fold
In whitest sheets of Lillies cold.
Had it livd long it would have been
Lillies without, Roses within.”
—Andrew Marvell (16211678)
“Weary with toil, I haste me to my bed,
The dear repose for limbs with travel tired;
But then begins a journey in my head
To work my mind, when bodys works expired:”
—William Shakespeare (15641616)
“Your slender attitude
Trembles not exquisite like limbs knife-skewed,”
—Wilfred Owen (18931918)