Definition of ringbone in English:

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ringbone

Pronunciation: /ˈriNGˌbōn/

noun

Osteoarthritis of the pastern joint of a horse, causing swelling and lameness.
Example sentences
  • The vet diagnosed my horse with ringbone.
  • She was also very underweight and had ringbone and arthritis in her back and hindquarters.

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Syllabification: ring·bone

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