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laminitis

[lam-uh-nahy-tis] /ˌlæm əˈnaɪ tɪs/
noun, Veterinary Pathology
1.
inflammation of sensitive laminae in the hoof of a horse, caused by stressful events, as trauma, infection, or parturition.
Origin
1835-1845
1835-45; < Neo-Latin; see lamina, -itis
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  • laminitis vastly increases horn production leading to abnormal foot growth.
British Dictionary definitions for laminitis

laminitis

/ˌlæmɪˈnaɪtɪs/
noun
1.
inflammation of the laminated tissue structure to which the hoof is attached, esp in horses and cattle Also called founder
Word Origin
C19: from New Latin, from lamina + -itis
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laminitis in Medicine

laminitis lam·i·ni·tis (lām'ə-nī'tĭs)
n.
Inflammation of a lamina. Also called founder1.

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