(also fetlock joint)
Definition of fetlock in English:
The joint of a horse’s or other quadruped’s leg between the cannon bone and the pastern.
- Mirage, suffering a fracture to his cannon bone and fetlock joint, was euthanized.
- Ruffian suffered a compound fracture of both sesamoid bones in her right front ankle and a dislocated fetlock joint.
- Breeders' Cup Filly and Mare Turf runner-up Spook Express suffered a compound dislocation of her left fetlock joint near the finish of the Matriarch Stakes at Hollywood Park on November 25 and had to be euthanized.
Words that rhyme with fetlockhemlock • airlock
Definition of fetlock in:
- US English dictionary
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