Translation of forefoot in Spanish:

forefoot

pata delantera, n.

Pronunciation /ˈfɔrˌfʊt//ˈfɔːfʊt/

noun

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    pata delantera feminine
    • The forefeet have four toes, which are easily maneuverable and used for grasping.
    • The forefeet have five toes (with a few exceptions), but two or three predominate and have long, sharp, curved claws.
    • Their feet are broad and the toes are tipped with enlarged claws; the claws on the forefeet are especially well developed.
    • The forefeet and hindfeet have 3 large digits; the pollex and hallux are reduced in size or absent and the fifth finger is very small.
    • The forefeet have 5 digits, but the thumb is reduced in size. The hindfeet have five functional digits.
    • It gave three quick kicks to its right cheek with a forefoot, scratched the smallest itch.
    • Well, we seen prints of a big man here and there riding a large horse with a chip on the left forefoot.
    • The forefeet have 4 functional digits, and the hindfeet 5.
    • The fatty digital cushion is smaller in the rear foot than the forefoot in both African and Asian elephants.
    • The forefeet have extremely long and strong claws that are used for loosening packed earth.
    • On inspection, the foot has an ‘up and out’ appearance, with the dorsal forefoot practically touching the anterior aspect of the ankle and lower leg.
    • It was crouched on all fours, its strangely formed hands with three fingers and a thumb acting as the forefeet on a crocodile, while the tail slithered like a snake's would.
    • In their search for food, most of which is comprised of burrowing rodents, badgers tear up large areas of earth with powerful digging claws on their forefeet.
    • On the forefeet, digits 1 and 2 are opposable to 3-5.
    • They have short tails and limbs, and both the forefeet and hindfeet have five digits.
    • Four toes are found on the forefeet, which lack webbing.
    • Clumsy on the surface, because of its short legs and rotated forefeet, the animal is capable of tunnelling through loose soil at considerable speed by using its forefeet as earthmovers.
    • The forefeet have 4 functional toes, and the hindfeet 3 (digits 1 and 5 are present but reduced).
    • The forefeet have 4 digits and the hindfeet 3, and each toe is tipped with an almost hoof-like claw.
    • Most species have three digits on the hindfoot and three or four on the forefoot, but in some only a single digit, the third, remains.