Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A diseased condition of a horse's foot, in which the hoof-wall near its lower margin is separated from the bone by the formation of imperfect horn.

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Examples

  • When the animal is lame and the existence of seedy-toe is surmised, or when the cause of the lameness is altogether obscure, a little information may perhaps be gathered from noting the wear of the shoe.

    Diseases of the Horse's Foot

  • We have, in fact, just given an excellent example of the formation of a seedy-toe in the sections of this chapter devoted to laminitis (see pp. 265 and 286).

    Diseases of the Horse's Foot

  • Later, however, after the veterinary surgeon has passed him, the purchaser lodges the complaint that the horse has a bad seedy-toe, which, so he is told, must have been there for some time.

    Diseases of the Horse's Foot

  • -- Lameness sometimes attends seedy-toe, and sometimes does not.

    Diseases of the Horse's Foot

  • The first intimation the owner has is a report from the forge that seedy-toe is in existence.

    Diseases of the Horse's Foot

  • An animal with advanced seedy-toe -- a condition constituting serious unsoundness -- may walk and trot absolutely sound, and may give no indication, either in the shape of the wall or the condition of the sole, that anything abnormal is in existence.

    Diseases of the Horse's Foot

  • Although occurring in this way with an acute attack of laminitis, it must be remembered that seedy-toe may arise without previous noticeable cause.

    Diseases of the Horse's Foot

  • It is this cavity which, when opened at the bottom and discharging its mealy-looking contents, is known as seedy-toe, for a further description of which see p. 293.

    Diseases of the Horse's Foot

  • Symptoms of acute simple coronitis of brittle hoof of canker of chronic coronitis of chronic laminitis of club-foot of contracted foot of corn of coronary contraction of the foot of crooked foot of false quarter of flat-foot of keraphyllocele of laminitis of laminitis in all four feet of laminitis in the fore-feet alone of laminitis in the hind-feet alone of nail-bound of navicular disease of pumiced foot of punctured foot of pyramidal disease of sand-crack of seedy-toe of side-bone of simple chronic coronitis of simple cutaneous quittor of specific coronitis of spongy hoof of sub-horny quittor of synovitis, chronic of synovitis, purulent or suppurative of synovitis, simple acute of thrush of weak heels

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  • Others, again, say that seedy-toe may result from a prick in the forge, from hot-fitting of the shoe, from standing on a dry and sandy soil, or from the use of high calkins on the front shoes.

    Diseases of the Horse's Foot

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