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foot bath

Naturopathy
A bath taken in cold or warm water. Given the importance of the feet in reflexology, immersion of the feet in extremes of temperature is thought by foot bath advocates to stimulate the entire body through nerve endings for various organs that are allegedly present in the feet; anecdotal reports suggest that foot baths may be effective in reducing fever, lowering blood pressure, treating headaches, improving the quality of sleep and renal function.

foot bath

Immersion of the feet and legs to a depth of 4 in (10 cm) above the ankles in water at 98°F (36.7°C).
See also: bath

foot

the distal part of the primate leg, upon which the individual stands and walks. Used loosely also instead of hoof, paw.

foot abscess
in all species has characteristics of local inflammation. Special disease in sheep—abscess under horn either at toe or heel. Caused by Fusobacterium necrophorum. Severe lameness with pus discharging at coronet. Slow outbreaks occur in wet years. Footrot in pigs is really a foot abscess. See also porcine footrot. Called also toe abscess, heel abscess.
at foot
used to describe a female of breeding age accompanied by its unweaned offspring, e.g. ewe with a lamb at foot.
foot bath
used in the control of footrot in sheep and cattle. Made of concrete or metal, preferably not metal because of the corrosive nature of copper sulfate solution. Deep enough to accommodate a 4 inch depth of solution, wide enough so that animals can stand on all four hooves in comfort, with a side fence to ensure that they do actually stand in the bath, and long enough to accommodate five to 10 animals, which need to stand in the solution for about 10 minutes. Solutions used include copper sulfate or formalin. In dairy cattle the foot bath may be at the entrance to the milking parlor so that cows walk through it twice each day.
foot laminae
includes primary (insensitive) laminae of cornified material and secondary (sensitive) laminae comprising nerve endings, germinal epithelium and dermal structures in the horse's hoof.
foot licking
although it can result from various causes of irritation, through contact, this is a common clinical sign of atopy in dogs.
foot louse
linognathuspedalis.
Madura foot
foot maggot
the larvae of the fly booponusintonsus.
foot mange
foot processes
large cytoplasmic processes extending from the internal lining epithelium of the glomerular capsule of the kidney and terminate on the basement membrane.
foot scald
dermatitis of the skin of the sheep's interdigital cleft. There is minor lifting of horn at the horn-skin junction but there is no underrunning and no odor. Avirulent strains of Dichelobacter nodosus are the cause; the introduction of virulent D. nodosus will result in severe footrot. Called also benign footrot.
slew foot
in dog conformation, a turned out foot.
slipper foot
in dogs, a long, oval foot. Called also boat foot. See also laminitis.
foot stomping
gerbils stomp their rear feet to signal territorialism; sheep do it with their front hooves as a threatening gesture, especially to flocking dogs.
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