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pedal

 [ped´'l]
pertaining to the foot or feet.

ped·al

(ped'ăl), Avoid the mispronunciation pē'dal. Avoid the redundant phrase foot pedal.
Relating to the feet, or to any structure called pes.
[L. pedalis, fr. pes (ped-), a foot]

pedal

/ped·al/ (ped´'l) pertaining to the foot or feet.

pedal

(pĕd′l)
adj.
(also pēd′l) Of or relating to a foot or footlike part: the pedal extremities.

ped′al·er, ped′al·ler n.

pedal

[ped′əl]
Etymology: L, pes, foot
pertaining to the foot.

ped·al

(ped'ăl)
Relating to the feet, or to any structure called pes.
[L. pedalis, fr. pes (ped-), a foot]

pedal

of or relating to the foot, particularly those of molluscs.

pedal (pēˑ·dl),

adj pertaining to the foot.

pedal

pertaining to the foot or feet.

pedal arthritis
seen most often in cattle with septic arthritis of the distal interphalangeal joint.
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Septic pedal interphalangeal arthritis. By permission from Blowey RW, Weaver AD, Diseases and Disorders of Cattle, Mosby, 1997
pedal bone
the distal phalanx of ungulates, especially the horse.
pedal bone rotation
causing penetration of the sole of the horse's foot; a characteristic of severe laminitis.
pedal fracture
fractures of the pedal bone occur most commonly in horses. They may involve a wing or extensor process. They are usually transverse in cattle.
pedal osteitis
a rarefying osteitis of the pedal bone in the foot of the horse. Causes local pain and lameness.
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Supporting an area on the sole of the foot called the frog is essential to prevent rotation of the pedal bone.
The pedal bone will heal 100 per cent but it's the changes in the knees that are the big worry.
X rays will confirm the position of the pedal bone and medication can be used to give pain relief, reduce the inflammation and increase the blood flow through the laminae.
A fractured pedal bone ended the career of three-time Gold Cup winner Arkle in 1968.
X-rays show that her high-class staying hurdler fractured a pedal bone in his left hind leg when coming to grief on his first run over fences on Monday.
Some time early in that King George Arkle fractured the pedal bone in his hoof.
Others paraded included the Michael Buckley-owned Mirific, who won at Maisons-Laffitte but had been sidelined due to an injury to a pedal bone.
royalfalcon jjI've had a horse with the same problem, infection was so bad it went into the pedal bone.
royalfalcon I've had a horse with the same problem, infection was so bad it went into the pedal bone.
He fractured a pedal bone behind and he was off for a good year," recalled winning trainer Sue Smith.
The 22-year-old son of Last Tycoon was struck down by the condition - a disease of the tissues that bond the hoof wall to the pedal bone in a hoof - last month, just days before he sired the Irish 1,000 Guineas heroine Bethrah and featured as the damsire of the Irish 2,000 Guineas winner Canford Cliffs, one of the leading fancies for today's St James's Palace Stakes.