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sand crack

noun, Veterinary Pathology
1.
a crack or fissure in the hoof of a horse, extending from the coronet downward toward the sole, caused by a dryness of horn.
Also called quarter crack.
Origin
1745-1755
1745-55
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British Dictionary definitions for sand-crack

sand crack

noun
1.
(vet science) a deep crack or fissure in the wall of a horse's hoof, often causing lameness See also toe crack, quarter crack
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