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sidebone

or sidebones

[sahyd-bohn] /ˈsaɪdˌboʊn/
noun, Veterinary Pathology
1.
ossification of the cartilages in the lateral portion of the foot of a horse, resulting in lameness.
Origin of sidebone
1810-1820
1810-20; side1 + bone
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  • There is a wide margin of difference in respect to the degrees of severity which may characterize different cases of sidebone.

    Special Report on Diseases of the Horse United States Department of Agriculture

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