ringbone

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noun ring·bone \-ˌbōn\

Definition of ringbone

  1. :  a bony outgrowth on or near the articulating surface of the pastern or coffin bone of a horse that typically results from injury and usually produces lameness

14th Century

First Known Use of ringbone

14th century


Medical Dictionary

ringbone

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noun ring·bone \-ˌbōn\

Medical Definition of ringbone

  1. :  a bony outgrowth on the phalangeal bones of a horse's foot that usually produces lameness; also :  osteoarthritis of a horse's foot that produces such an outgrowth


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