coronitis

[ kawr-uh-nahy-tis, kor- ]
/ ˌkɔr əˈnaɪ tɪs, ˌkɒr- /

noun Veterinary Pathology.

inflammation of the coronary cushion of hoofed animals.

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Origin of coronitis

First recorded in 1885–90; coron(a) + -itis
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

Example sentences from the Web for coronitis

  • Apart from severe injury, a particularly troublesome form of coronitis may arise from the condition of the roads.

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