Roach back | definition of roach back by Medical dictionary
a defect in conformation, most commonly in the horse, which does not affect performance but is unattractive esthetically. The dorsal spinous processes of the caudal thoracic and lumbar vertebrae protrude excessively giving the animal a convex topline. Called also kyphosis.
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NORTHOP Hall will have Chester College pair David Mamby and David Roach back
to help them forget last week's defeat at Worsley by sinking Wigan in tomorrow's Chelmere Homes Liverpool Competition game at Smithy Lane.