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cracked heel

cracked heel in Medicine

cracked heel n.
See keratoderma plantare sulcatum.

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  • About January 10 she was lame, and as she had a cracked heel, was treated by poulticing for a day, and then by antiseptic lotions.

    Diseases of the Horse's Foot Harry Caulton Reeks
  • Four Pound had a cracked heel last autumn, and I used to bandage him at nights.

    Boy Woodburn Alfred Ollivant
  • Probably if you treated one of our horses in that fashion he would be likely to get a "cracked heel" and go lame.

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