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osselets

periosteal inflammation on the anterior aspect of the epiphysis of the large metacarpal bone, the proximal end of the first phalanx and the joint capsule of the fetlock. Caused by overtraining of young horses.
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23) Voir par exemple la variante du motif macabre des osselets : << Quand il se baissa, la dechirure au milieu du dos, entre les omoplates, s'ouvrit de facon caracteristique, prit la taille d'une piece de monnaie, et montra au hasard trois vertebres aigues, jouant sous la peau tendue comme des ongles sous une membrane de caoutchouc >> (Le Proces-verbal 16).
Osselets (see Figure 7-3) are due to injury to the joint capsule of the fetlock.
Osselets are often seen in racehorses, especially in young horses under a lot of strain from training.
The poem is addressed to Cai and is fairly faithful precis of Dio's text, but the odd inclusion of bon droit (Good Law), Jarry's name for Douglas in a previous novel and the insistent references to os and osselets, make a strong case for this suspicion, in the light of Jarry's predilection for linguistic hints of this kind and his personal connection with Wilde.
Ga[R]lle Lubin, who lost her mother in the earthquake, is looking forward to teaching her new American friends how to play osselets, a jacks-like game that Haitians play with goat knuckles.
L'auteur, qui se sent une eternelle ame d'enfant, invite le lecteur a une partie de billes, de de noyaux et du jeu legendaire des osselets.