- inflammation of sensitive laminae in the hoof of a horse, caused by stressful events, as trauma, infection, or parturition.
Origin of laminitis
Examples from the Web for laminitis
Historical Examples of laminitis
The Vet says the horse has laminitis in his off fore foot, but it's all my eye.
Fig. 116 illustrates this state of affairs after laminitis has existed for a week.
The prognosis in laminitis should, in our opinion, always be guarded.
This particular animal had laminitis restricted to the hind-feet.
The condition occurs, for instance, in bad attacks of laminitis.
- inflammation of the laminated tissue structure to which the hoof is attached, esp in horses and cattleAlso called: founder
Word Origin for laminitis
- Inflammation of a lamina.founder