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thoroughpin

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noun thor·ough·pin \ˈthər-ə-ˌpin, ˈthə-rə-\

Definition of thoroughpin

  1. :  a synovial swelling just above the hock of a horse on both sides of the leg and slightly anterior to the hamstring tendon that is sometimes associated with lameness



1789

First Known Use of thoroughpin

1789


Medical Dictionary

thoroughpin

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noun thor·ough·pin \ˈthər-ə-ˌpin, ˈthə-rə-\

Medical Definition of thoroughpin

  1. :  a synovial swelling just above the hock of a horse on both sides of the leg and slightly anterior to the hamstring tendon that is often associated with lameness




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