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quarter crack

noun, Veterinary Pathology
Origin of quarter crack
1895-1900 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • With quarter-crack, on the other hand, the fissure is wider, and consequently the easier detected with the foot bearing weight.

    Diseases of the Horse's Foot Harry Caulton Reeks
British Dictionary definitions for quarter-crack

quarter crack

(vet science) a sand crack on the inside of the forefoot of a horse
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