(n.) The terminal part of the leg of man or an animal; esp., the part below the ankle or wrist; that part of an animal upon which it rests when standing, or moves. See Manus, and Pes.
(n.) The muscular locomotive organ of a mollusk. It is a median organ arising from the ventral region of body, often in the form of a flat disk, as in snails. See Illust. of Buccinum.
(n.) That which corresponds to the foot of a man or animal; as, the foot of a table; the foot of a stocking.
(n.) The lowest part or base; the ground part; the bottom, as of a mountain or column; also, the last of a row or series; the end or extremity, esp. if associated with inferiority; as, the foot of a hill; the foot of the procession; the foot of a class; the foot of the bed.
(n.) Fundamental principle; basis; plan; -- used only in the singular.
(n.) Recognized condition; rank; footing; -- used only in the singular.
(n.) A measure of length equivalent to twelve inches; one third of a yard. See Yard.
(n.) Soldiers who march and fight on foot; the infantry, usually designated as the foot, in distinction from the cavalry.
(n.) A combination of syllables consisting a metrical element of a verse, the syllables being formerly distinguished by their quantity or length, but in modern poetry by the accent.
(n.) The lower edge of a sail.
(v. i.) To tread to measure or music; to dance; to trip; to skip.
(v. i.) To walk; -- opposed to ride or fly.
(v. t.) To kick with the foot; to spurn.
(v. t.) To set on foot; to establish; to land.
(v. t.) To tread; as, to foot the green.
(v. t.) To sum up, as the numbers in a column; -- sometimes with up; as, to foot (or foot up) an account.
(v. t.) The size or strike with the talon.
(v. t.) To renew the foot of, as of stocking.
(1) Three coyotes were operantly conditioned to depress one of two foot treadles, left or right, depending on the condition of the stimulus light.
(2) Rapid injection of 2 m Ci TC 99m into a dorsal vein of the foot produced isotope phlebograms with a Dyna camera 2 C.
(3) Degraded visual acuity had a significant effect on cadence, foot placement, and foot clearance, but visual surround conditions did not.
(4) Formation of the functional contour plaster bandage within the limits of the foot along the border of the fissure of the ankle joint with preservation of the contours of the ankles 4-8 weeks after the treatment was started in accordance with the severity of the fractures of the ankles in 95 patients both without (6) and with (89) dislocation of the bone fragments allowed to achieve the bone consolidation of the ankle fragments with recovery of the supportive ability of the extremity in 85 (89.5%) of the patients, after 6-8 weeks (7.2%) in the patients without displacement and after 10-13 weeks (11.3%) with displacement of the bone fragments of the ankles.
(5) Specific antisera prepared in rabbits or in foot-pad-inoculated chickens were adequate for culture typing.
(6) The home secretary was today pressed to explain how cyber warfare could be seen as being on an equal footing to the threat from international terrorism.
(7) An unusual spectrum of craniofacial and foot abnormalities has been detected within a large midwestern Amish kindred.
(8) MRPs were larger preceding foot movements than preceding finger movements, their onset being earlier also.
(9) 39.5 per cent of children have had suitable foot for weight-bearing, with normal shoes, and 23, 25 per cent have had prosthesis for discrepancy.
(10) The changes included swelling, blunting, and flattening of epithelial foot processes, were accompanied by decreased stainability of glomerular anionic sites, and were largely reversed by subsequent perfusion with the polyanion heparin.
(11) Translation of foot-and-mouth disease virus RNA for extended periods in rabbit reticulocyte lysates results in the appearance of a previously undescribed protein.
(12) In case 2, a 26-year-old man sustained an open total dislocation of the talus with a severe crush wound and impaired circulation to the foot.
(13) The diagnostic criterion was a difference in talar tilt of 6 or more degrees between the injured and uninjured foot on inversion stress radiographs.
(14) "Some of the shrapnel went into the arm of the Australian soldier that was hit, another part went into the foot [of the New Zealand soldier]," he told a news conference .
(15) Puskas, possessed of a left foot of astonishing power, and his team colleagues, Sandor Kocsis and Zoltan Czibor, all found their way to Spain.
(16) He could be the target of more punishing wit, as when Michael Foot, noting a tendency to be tougher abroad than at home, called him "a belligerent Bertie Wooster without even a Jeeves to restrain him."
(17) This law can be used to simulate the ground reaction force during under-foot impact with a gymnastic surface.
(18) Osteocutaneous flaps from the foot are being utilized more for thumb and digit reconstruction.
(19) Pompholyx (Dyshidrosis) is a disease of unknown etiology presenting as symmetrical, vesicular hand and foot dermatitis.
(20) The town's Castle Hill is the perfect climb for travellers with energy to burn off: at the top is a picnic spot with far-reaching views, and there is a small children's play area at its foot.
(n.) A highwayman or robber on foot.
(1) A total of 28 cell lines were selected for Geneticin - resistance and inoculated into the footpads of syngeneic animals following co-transfection with pSV2neo and genomic DNA, or transfection with plasmid constructs containing neo and the activated Ha-ras oncogene.
(2) Four hundred mice were innouclated in the hind footpads with 10(8) organisms.
(3) The DTH responses were induced by subcutaneous injection of allogeneic epidermal cells (ECs) and were assayed by footpad swelling.
(4) The delayed footpad reaction to CRBC was significantly augmented by treatment with OK-432.
(5) In the second experiment, 2 antisera to mouse NGF were given daily into the footpad for 11 or 12 d; control animals were given normal goat serum.
(6) 1218) induced an increasing infection in the liver, spleen, and lungs of the THXB mice, and the infection eventually spread to the opposite footpad and to the tail skin.
(7) Cellularity and intensity of RNA synthesis in the popliteal lymph nodes of mice treated with different types of antigen injected subcutaneously into the hind footpads were followed.
(8) While the cytotoxicity suppressed in tumor-bearing rats was not restored by levamisole, delayed footpad reaction and antibody production were enhanced as compared with the normal reaction, or were restored to normal levels by levamisole, respectively.
(9) GO is immunogenic and stimulates the formation of large numbers of GOBC in the popliteal lymph nodes after injection with adjuvant into the footpads of mice, but 1-mg doses injected IV or IP are lethal because of its enzymatic activity, which causes hypoglycemia and methemoglobinemia.
(10) When immunized animals were footpad tested with MAN, highly significant delayed-type hypersensitivity (DH) responses were detected.
(11) The kinetics and compartmentalization of this anti-idiotypic responsiveness was studied by vaccinating rats in the hind footpads and monitoring the proliferative reactivity of the draining popliteal lymph node (PLN) and distal cervical lymph node (CLN) cells at various times.
(12) The plateau for growth in the footpads of intact mice occurred 4 months after inoculation, whereas in the thymectomized and thymetocomized plus antilymphocyte serum-treated groups the plateau occurred between months 11 and 12 after inoculation.
(13) Using 13762 carcinoma in F344 rats, and Walker carcinoma in Wistar rats, 20 X 10(6) tumor cells were injected into the footpad, and the ipsilateral popliteal lymph node examined by transmission electron microscopy.
(14) This knowledge was applied to the design of experiments using rats inoculated in the footpads with M. leprae.
(15) Cells from draining lymph nodes of mice sensitized with oxazolone 18 h previously were able to induce contact sensitivity to normal mice when administered in their footpads.
(16) An experimental model of inflammatory eye disease, experimental autoimmune uveitis (EAU), was established by injecting rats in the footpad with S-antigen in complete Freund's adjuvant.
(17) CRF, unlike SEA, SEA glycoproteins, or purified MEG, is incapable of eliciting delayed footpad swelling in egg-sensitized mice or of inducing granulomatous hypersensitivity, when given at amounts equivalent to or higher than MEG by protein or carbohydrate content.
(18) Although in vitro translation experiments with polyA+-RNA from adult tail and footpad epidermis consistently failed to reveal the 70-kDa protein among the translation products, we obtained evidence using a specific cDNA clone that, in vivo, the protein is encoded by a discrete mRNA.
(19) A cytotoxic response to murine cytomegalovirus (MCMV) was obtained by the culture of lymph node cells from mice inoculated with MCMV into both hind footpads 7 days previously.
(20) Compared with the conventional vaccine, this new vaccine caused less swelling in the mouse footpad test.