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stringhalt

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noun string·halt \ˈstriŋ-ˌhȯlt\

Definition of stringhalt

  1. :  a condition of lameness in a horse's hind legs caused by muscular spasms and resulting in excessive flexion of the hock

string·halt·ed play \-ˌhȯl-təd\ adjective


Circa 1534

First Known Use of stringhalt

circa 1534


Medical Dictionary

stringhalt

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noun string·halt \ˈstriŋ-ˌhȯlt\

Medical Definition of stringhalt

  1. :  a condition of lameness in the hind legs of a horse caused by muscular spasms—called also springhalt

  2. string·halt·ed \-ˌhȯl-təd\play adjective




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