Some articles on limbs, limb:
... 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 1976, to manufacture artificial limb components and rehabilitation aids for the benefit of the physically handicapped ...
... the remote borderlands of Thailand were among the least likely to obtain proper prosthetic limbs, Jivacate formed field clinics—that is, organized teams of specialized personnel and volunteers who ... every day 150 to 300 people acquire new prosthetic limbs ...
... 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 ... 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 ...
... 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 ... 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 ...
... 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 ... She is portrayed by actress Jane Krakowski in Cirque du Freak The Vampire's Assistant, as Corma Limbs ...
Famous quotes containing the word limbs:
“My eye-balls are glass,
my limbs marble,
my face fixed
in its marble mask.”
—Hilda Doolittle (18861961)
“At Eutaw Springs the valiant died;
Their limbs with dust are covered oer
Weep on, ye springs, your tearful tide;
How many heroes are no more!”
—Philip Freneau (17521832)
“Your slender attitude
Trembles not exquisite like limbs knife-skewed,”
—Wilfred Owen (18931918)