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coronary cushion

noun
1.
a thick band of vascular tissue in the coronet of horses and other hoofed animals that secretes the horny wall of the hoof.
Also called coronary ring, coronary band.
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  • The central portion lies between the lateral cartilages and immediately under the coronary cushion.

    Diseases of the Horse's Foot Harry Caulton Reeks
  • These extend downwards from the lower border of the coronary cushion to the inferior margin of the os pedis.

    Diseases of the Horse's Foot Harry Caulton Reeks
  • They here affect the wall just where the bevel in it for the accommodation of the coronary cushion has rendered it weakest.

    Diseases of the Horse's Foot Harry Caulton Reeks
  • The main portion of the wall is developed from the numerous papillæ covering the corium of the coronary cushion.

    Diseases of the Horse's Foot Harry Caulton Reeks
  • Attention should then be given to the flap of skin and coronary cushion.

    Diseases of the Horse's Foot Harry Caulton Reeks
  • The coronary cushion is also affected in the same way, where the changes are noted most in its posterior portions.

    Diseases of the Horse's Foot Harry Caulton Reeks
  • It terminates in the coronary cushion and the sensitive laminæ.

    Diseases of the Horse's Foot Harry Caulton Reeks
  • This should run immediately under the coronary margin of the wall, and should stop short of injuring the coronary cushion beneath.

    Diseases of the Horse's Foot Harry Caulton Reeks
  • Repair after this operation is rapid, and takes place both from the exposed podophyllus membrane and from the coronary cushion.

    Diseases of the Horse's Foot Harry Caulton Reeks
  • It only remains to state that, like the coronary cushion, the surface of the sensitive frog is closely studded with papillæ.

    Diseases of the Horse's Foot Harry Caulton Reeks

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