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capped elbow

noun, Veterinary Pathology

shoe boil

noun, Veterinary Pathology
a swelling of the elbow of a horse due to irritation caused by the hoof striking the elbow when lying down.
Also called capped elbow.
Origin of shoe boil
1910-15 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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capped-elbow in Medicine

capped elbow n.
A swelling of the bursa on the point of the elbow of a horse.

The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary
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