seedy toe


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seedy toe

a defect in the wall of the hoof of the horse, seen best from the sole. The inner part of the wall is crumbly and soft and is easily picked out. The defect extends up behind the wall sometimes as far as the coronet. Called also hollow wall, dystrophia ungulae.
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Seedy toe in a horse's hoof.By permission from Knottenbelt DC, Pascoe RR, Diseases and Disorders of the Horse, Saunders, 2003