rider's bone

noun

: a bony deposit in the muscles of the upper and inner part of the thigh due to pressure and chronic irritation that are caused by the saddle in riding

called also cavalry bone

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“Rider's bone.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rider%27s%20bone. Accessed 18 May. 2024.

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