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or side·bones

noun Veterinary Pathology.
  1. ossification of the cartilages in the lateral portion of the foot of a horse, resulting in lameness.
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Origin of sidebone

First recorded in 1810–20; side1 + bone
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Examples from the Web for sidebone

Historical Examples of sidebone

  • There is a wide margin of difference in respect to the degrees of severity which may characterize different cases of sidebone.

    Special Report on Diseases of the Horse

    United States Department of Agriculture