from The Century Dictionary.

  • Carrying or supporting skin.


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  • To this end, therefore, the operator must bear in mind the comparative thickness of the various parts of the wall, and must, in particular, remember the relative thinness of that portion of horn forming the outer boundary of the cutigeral groove, and accommodating the coronary cushion.

    Diseases of the Horse's Foot

  • In a macerated specimen, then, the exposed sensitive structures of the foot exhibit the corium as (1) the _Coronary Cushion_, fitting into the cutigeral groove; (2) the _Sensitive Laminæ_, clothing the outer surface of the terminal phalanx, and extending to the bars; (3) the _Plantar Cushion_, or sensitive frog; and (4) the _Sensitive Sole_.

    Diseases of the Horse's Foot

  • On examining a section of the hoof it was found that a vertical horny ridge corresponding to the external fissure had been formed on the internal surface of the wall, and that a well-marked cicatrix extended upwards through the structure of the hoof at the part forming the cutigeral groove; furthermore, _a similar ingrowth had been taking place in the line of the oblique incisions made for the relief of the sand-crack_.

    Diseases of the Horse's Foot


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