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withers

(wĭth′ərz)
pl.n.
The high part of the back of a horse or other quadruped, located between the shoulder blades.

withers

the region over the backline where the neck joins the thorax and where the dorsal margins of the scapulae lie just below the skin.

fistulous withers
see fistulous withers.
high withers low pelvis
see hyena disease.
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Withers are an important part of history and must be preserved," said Mrs.
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The height at withers and weight of the animal were measured repeatedly throughout its life, from six months of age to adulthood.
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