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ringbone

[ring-bohn] /ˈrɪŋˌboʊn/
noun, Veterinary Pathology.
1.
a morbid bony growth on the pastern bones of a horse, often resulting in lameness.
Origin of ringbone
1515-1525
First recorded in 1515-25; ring1 + bone
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ringbone

/ˈrɪŋˌbəʊn/
noun
1.
an abnormal bony growth affecting the pastern of a horse, often causing lameness
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