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- n. An atrophy of the muscles, especially of the shoulder, in horses.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. An atrophy of the muscles of the shoulder in horses; also, atrophy of any muscle in horses.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Wasting of the shoulder-muscles in the horse, resulting from disuse of the corresponding limb. This disuse may be due to a variety of injuries, ending in lameness. Also swinney.
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