forequarter
noun Date: 15th century the front half of a lateral half of the body or carcass of a quadruped <
a forequarter of beef
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  • forequarter — [fôr′kwôrt΄ər] n. 1. the front half of a side of beef or the like 2. [pl.] the front quarters of a horse or other animal, including the forelegs …   English World dictionary

  • forequarter — /fawr kwawr teuhr, kwaw , fohr /, n. the forward end of half of a carcass, as of beef or lamb. [1490 1500; FORE + QUARTER] * * * …   Universalium

  • forequarter — noun a) The foreleg, shoulder and surrounding area of the body of a quadruped b) The front half of a side of meat …   Wiktionary

  • forequarter — n. front section of a carcass intended for cutting (as of lamb or beef) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • forequarter — fore•quar•ter [[t]ˈfɔrˌkwɔr tər, ˌkwɔ , ˈfoʊr [/t]] n. coo the forward end of half of a carcass, as of beef or lamb • Etymology: 1490–1500 …   From formal English to slang

  • forequarter — /ˈfɔkwɔtə/ (say fawkwawtuh) noun (in cutting meat) the forward end of half of a carcass …   Australian English dictionary

  • forequarter — noun the front half of a side of meat • Hypernyms: ↑cut, ↑cut of meat …   Useful english dictionary

  • forequarter amputation — an operation involving removal of an entire arm, including the scapula and clavicle. It is usually performed for soft tissue or bone sarcomas arising from the upper arm or shoulder. Compare hindquarter amputation. * * * interscapulothoracic a …   Medical dictionary

  • forequarter amputation — an operation involving removal of an entire arm, including the scapula and clavicle. It is usually performed for soft tissue or bone sarcomas arising from the upper arm or shoulder. Compare: hindquarter amputation …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • Ампутация Плеча С Обширной Резекцией Плечевого Пояса (Forequarter Amputation) — операция, заключающаяся в удалении всей верхней конечности, включая лопатку и ключицу. Обычно выполняется при саркоме кости или мягких тканей, образовавшейся в области предплечья или плеча. Для сравнения: ампутация ноги с обширной резекцией… …   Медицинские термины

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