shoe boil

shoe boil
shoe boil 'shü- n a soft swelling on the elbow of a horse caused by irritation (as from bruising in lying down)

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capped elbow in the horse.

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  • Shoe boil — A shoe boil is the swelling of the elbow of a horse due to irritation caused by the hoof striking the elbow when lying down. Also called capped elbow. This affliction does not lead to lameness …   Wikipedia

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  • shoe boil — Vet. Pathol. a swelling of the elbow of a horse due to irritation caused by the hoof striking the elbow when lying down. Also called capped elbow. [1910 15] * * * …   Universalium

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  • capped elbow — Vet. Pathol. See shoe boil. * * * …   Universalium

  • capped elbow — a hygroma of the elbow or a hard, fibrous mass on the point of the elbow in horses or cattle; cf. capped hock. Called also shoe boil …   Medical dictionary

  • capped elbow — Vet. Pathol. See shoe boil …   Useful english dictionary

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