Definition of Laminitis

1. Noun. Inflammation of the laminated tissue that attaches the hoof to the foot of a horse.

Exact synonyms: Founder
Generic synonyms: Inflammation, Redness, Rubor



Definition of Laminitis

1. n. Inflammation of the laminæ or fleshy plates along the coffin bone of a horse; founder.

Definition of Laminitis

1. Noun. (context: veterinary medicine) A disease of the digital laminae of the hoof ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Laminitis

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Medical Definition of Laminitis

1. Inflammation of the laminae or fleshy plates along the coffin bone of a horse; founder. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Laminitis

laminators
laminectomies
laminectomy
laming
lamington
lamington drive
lamington drives
lamingtons
laminiferous
laminin
laminin receptor
laminins
laminiplantar
laminite
laminites
laminitis (current term)
laminitises
laminographic
laminography
laminose
laminotomies
laminotomy
laminous
lamins
lamish
lamister
lamisters
lamiter
lamiters
lamivudine

Literary usage of Laminitis

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1. The Modern Horse Doctor: Containing Practical Observations on the Causes by George H. Dadd (1856)
"Of the agents which produce laminitis, which cause more blood to flow into the vessels of the foot, which regulate their enlargement or constriction, ..."

2. The Illustrated Horse Doctor: Being an Accurate and Detailed Account of the by Edward Mayhew (1880)
"The other terminations to acute laminitis are metastasis and mortification. ... But be sure that laminitis has departed from the feet before the slings are ..."

3. The Modern Horse Doctor: Containing Practical Observations on the Causes by George H. Dadd (1854)
"Of the agents which produce laminitis, which cause more blood to flow into the vessels of the foot, which regulate their enlargement or constriction, ..."

4. Every Horse Owners' Cyclopedia ...: Diseases, and how to Cure Them by John Henry Walsh, Ellwood Harvey, John Elderkin (1871)
"CHRONIC laminitis is generally first shown by a slight soreness or lameness, ... In many cases a horse with chronic laminitis can run in hand sound enough ..."

5. The Law of Horses: Including the Law of Innkeepers, Veterinary Surgeons, Etc by George Henry Hewitt Oliphant, Clement Elphinstone Lloyd (1882)
"laminitis is an inflammation of the Lamina; of the laminitis. feet, ... laminitis is such an alteration in structure as is without doubt Unsoundness (o). ..."

6. The Diseases of Animals: A Book of Brief and Popular Advice on the Care and by Nelson Slater Mayo (1920)
"laminitis, OB FOUNDER This is inflammation of the sensitive laminae or plates ... laminitis frequently occurs in cattle that are on full feed and in oxen or ..."

7. The Horse's Foot and Its Diseases by August Zundel (1886)
"We have seen cases of laminitis behind, where the raising of the foot has been such ... laminitis is so much more alarming and rebellious as to treatment, ..."

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