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windgall

[wind-gawl] /ˈwɪndˌgɔl/
noun, Veterinary Pathology
1.
a puffy distention of the synovial bursa at the fetlock joint.
Origin
1515-1525
1515-25; wind1 + gall2
Related forms
windgalled, adjective
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windgall

/ˈwɪndˌɡɔːl/
noun
1.
(vet science) a soft swelling in the area of the fetlock joint of a horse
Derived Forms
windgalled, adjective
Word Origin
C16: from wind1 + gall²
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