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  • Her hair looks quite good actually, but the dress looks like a bedazzled doily belted with one of the splint-like contraptions I had to wear when I dislocated my shoulder.

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  • Such are the splint-like bones in the leg of the horse, which I here show you, and which correspond with bones which belong to certain toes and fingers in the human hand and foot.

    Essays

  • To produce modern horses and zebras from these nearer ancestors, few additional changes in the structure of the feet are necessary, for the lateral toes need only to become a little more reduced and the middle one to enlarge slightly to give the one-toed limb of modern types, with its splint-like vestiges still in evidence to show that the ancestor's foot comprised more of these terminal elements.

    The Doctrine of Evolution Its Basis and Its Scope

  • The veteran saluted as punctiliously, and as he did so a semi-circular desk rose around him from the floor -- a desk whose most striking feature was an intricate mechanism surrounding a splint-like form.

    Galactic Patrol

  • An older Miocene form, called _Mesohippus_, has three toes in front, with a large splint-like rudiment representing the little finger; and three toes behind.

    Thomas Henry Huxley; A Sketch Of His Life And Work

  • We find in the places of the second and fourth digits only two slender splint-like bones, about two-thirds as long as the cannon bone, which gradually taper to their lower ends and bear no finger joints, or, as they are termed, phalanges.

    Thomas Henry Huxley; A Sketch Of His Life And Work

  • We find in the places of the second and fourth digits only two slender splint-like bones, about two-thirds as long as the cannon bone, which gradually taper to their lower ends and bear no finger joints, or, as they are termed, phalanges.

    Thomas Henry Huxley A Sketch Of His Life And Work

  • An older Miocene form, called Mesohippus, has three toes in front, with a large splint-like rudiment representing the little finger; and three toes behind.

    Thomas Henry Huxley A Sketch Of His Life And Work

  • We find in the places of the second and fourth digits only two slender splint-like bones, about two-thirds as long as the cannon-bone, which gradually taper to their lower ends and bear no finger joints, or, as they are termed, phalanges.

    Lectures and Essays

  • An older Miocene form, termed _Mesohippus_, has three toes in front, with a large splint-like rudiment representing the little finger; and three toes behind.

    Lectures and Essays

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