bone spavin


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bone spavin

n.
A condition in horses caused by the deposition of new bone in the hock joint and sometimes producing lameness.
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Noun1.bone spavin - spavin caused by a bony growth
spavin - a swelling of the hock joint of a horse; resulting in lameness
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Bone Spavin. A bone or jack spavin (Figures 7-1 and 7-3) is a bony enlargement at the base and inside back border of the hock.