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poll

(pōl),
The anatomic landmark in equids at junction between head and neck on dorsal top line between the ears. Area is subject to trauma. Historically, condition called p. evil was prevalent, a disorder arising from Brucella sp. infection of supraatlantal bursa; now rarely seen.
[M.E., fr. D. pol, head]

poll

(pōl)
n.
The head, especially the top of the head where hair grows.
v. polled, polling, polls
v.tr.
1. To cut off or trim (hair, horns, or wool, for example); clip.
2. To trim or cut off the hair, wool, branches, or horns of: polled the sheep; polled the trees.

poll′er n.

POLL  

Physician Office-to-lab link Lab medicine A system consisting of soft and hardware that links a physician's office computer to a diagnostic lab, so the results are transferred to the office when available in the lab

poll

top of the head; the occiput.

poll evil
a condition of horses involving inflammation of the supra-atlantal bursa and infection with Brucella abortus, occasionally Brucella suis or Actinomyces spp. The bursa is swollen and painful initially and may rupture to discharge through a sinus.
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Poll evil in horse. By permission from Knottenbelt DC, Pascoe RR, Diseases and Disorders of the Horse, Saunders, 2003
poll Hereford cattle
poll pad
worn on top of the bridle to protect a horse's poll while traveling.
poll presentation
see poll presentation.
poll Shorthorn cattle
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