bone spavin


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bone spavin

equine osteophyte formation around splint bone (second or fourth metatarsal) at the junction with the tarsus, distal to the tibiotarsal joint, usually on the medial aspect involving the second metatarsal at the tarsometatarsal articulation; may produce lameness and eventually, ankylosis.
See also: spavin, blood spavin, bog spavin.

bone spavin

n.
A condition in horses caused by the deposition of new bone in the hock joint and sometimes producing lameness.