fistulous withers

noun
plural in construction

Definition of fistulous withers

: a deep-seated chronic inflammation of the withers of the horse in which bloody fluid is discharged

First Known Use of fistulous withers

circa 1900, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of fistulous withers was circa 1900

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“Fistulous withers.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fistulous%20withers. Accessed 28 Sep. 2022.

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fistulous withers

noun, plural in form but singular or plural in construction

Medical Definition of fistulous withers

: a deep-seated chronic inflammation of the withers of the horse that discharges seropurulent or bloody fluid through one or more openings and is probably associated with infection by bacteria of the genus Brucella (especially B. abortus)

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