Definition of bone spavin in English:

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bone spavin


Osteoarthritis of the hock in horses, which may cause swelling and lameness.
Example sentences
  • Although bone spavin usually causes lameness, this may be obscured if the lesions are bilateral.
  • The causes and effects are the same as in bone spavin, and it should be treated in the same way.
  • X-rays will be needed to distinguish whether it is a bone spavin or blind spavin.

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Syllabification: bone spav·in

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