Definition of coffin joint in English:

coffin joint

Syllabification: cof·fin joint

noun

  • The joint at the top of a horse’s hoof.
    More example sentences
    • He is now retired due to navicular changes and fusion of the coffin joints in both front feet.
    • As the coffin joint flexes, the deep digital flexor tendon glides against the navicular bone.
    • Ringbone, a lameness disease of the pastern and coffin joints, is a degenerative disorder that has no cure.

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