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Every 5-mm increments section of the ilium according the body sagittal axis in coronal plane from the rotational center of the hip to the cephalic [Figure 1]a was marked, then measured the thickness (AB) and width (CD) of the pelvis in each slice [Figure 2].
calves 2 4 Method of death Euthanasia 2 3 Spontaneous 0 1 Bodyweight, kg 49 [+ or -] 4 39 [+ or -] 3 ([double dagger]) ([section]) Axial musculoskeletal system Defect location Cervical 0 2 Thoracic 0 0 Lumbar 0 0 Type of deviation Lateral 0 2 Dorso-ventral 0 0 Helicoidal 0 0 Appendicular musculo-skeletal system Arthrogryposis 0 3 ([greater than or equal to]1 limb involved) Symetric limb NA 3 involvement Forelimb/hind limb NA 0 involvement Forelimbs only NA 2 Hind limbs only NA 1 Head Coaptation defect Prognathism 0 0 Brachygnathism 0 1 Altered profile Horse-like 0 1 Pig-like 0 0 Broken sagittal axis 0 1 Central nervous system Porencephaly 2 3 Hydranencephaly 1 1 Hydrocephaly 0 0 Cerebellar hypoplasia 0 0 Micromyelia 2 4 Characteristic WBD-2 WBD-3 ([dagger]) ([dagger]) No.
In each event, similar to the static experiment, the objects are located on either the lateral or sagittal axis, and the animate objects such as dolls have configurations: facing each other, facing different directions, and facing the same direction.