The claw base-to-tip angle maximized the transmission of forces from the leg to the tip of the claw, providing for a powerful slash that may have been able to disembowel prey swiftly.
the dinosaur used its claw to disembowel prey
At the end of its short stout legs are massive claws, sharp enough to disembowel the largest of predators.
Some were mounted, some were disembowelled and some were fresh.
The word - in a horror film at least - usually precedes disembowelment and death.
A bloodsports fanatic, who was never happier than when stalking or disembowelling a deer, he also exalted them like no other Victorian artist.
Like some prehistoric hunter, you imagine yourself triumphantly standing in the midst of your now disemboweled prey.
Apart from the Lord, the convicted men suffered painful deaths by public hanging and disembowelment .
She caught the creatures in a trap, skinned and disembowelled them and suspended them by their tails in a ‘strong sugar syrup in a cast-iron saucepan over a slow heat‘.
In some far flung corners of the globe the ritual involves disembowelling frogs, or trekking through the desert wearing the skin of a kangaroo killed by your father, or perhaps drinking a hallucinogenic mixture of mushrooms and spit.