sidebone

or side·bones

[ sahyd-bohn ]
/ ˈsaɪdˌboʊn /
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noun Veterinary Pathology.

ossification of the cartilages in the lateral portion of the foot of a horse, resulting in lameness.

Nearby words

  1. sidearms,
  2. sideband,
  3. sidebar,
  4. sideboard,
  5. sideboards,
  6. sideburns,
  7. sidecar,
  8. sidecheck,
  9. sided,
  10. sidehead

Origin of sidebone

First recorded in 1810–20; side1 + bone

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Examples from the Web for 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