osselet

noun

os·​se·​let ˈäs-(ə-)lət How to pronounce osselet (audio)
: an exostosis on the leg of a horse
especially : one on the lateral or anterior aspect of the fetlock occurring chiefly in horses subjected to severe strain while young

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“Osselet.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/osselet. Accessed 15 Apr. 2024.

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