keraphyllocele love

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A sharply defined horn tumor projecting from the inner surface of the wall of a horse's hoof and appearing at the plantar surface as a semicircular thickening of the white line.

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Examples

  • Keratoma may thus be used to describe what we have called keraphyllocele directly that growth makes its appearance at the sole, and is there able to be cut with the knife.

    Diseases of the Horse's Foot

  • If the horny tumor, known as keraphyllocele, should develop, it is to be removed by the use of the knife.

    Special Report on Diseases of the Horse

  • The pressure of a tumour (in this case a keraphyllocele) has led to rarefactive changes in the bone, forming a neat indentation in the normal contour of the bone which serves to accommodate the tumour.

    Diseases of the Horse's Foot

  • A serious complication -- one fortunately met with but rarely -- is that of keraphyllocele.

    Diseases of the Horse's Foot

  • During the early stages of the growth's formation it is but slight, increasing as the keraphyllocele enlarges.

    Diseases of the Horse's Foot

  • Pathological anatomy of acute laminitis of canker of chronic laminitis of corn of keraphyllocele of necrosed lateral cartilage of pyramidal disease of simple cutaneous quittor of navicular disease

    Diseases of the Horse's Foot

  • Thus, while we know that in all probability keraphyllocele is in existence, we have ocular demonstration that the animal is quite unaffected by it.

    Diseases of the Horse's Foot

  • From the position on the os pedis of the indentation made in it by the keraphyllocele (see Fig. 133) it has been argued that pressure of the toe-clip is a cause of the new growth.

    Diseases of the Horse's Foot

  • Should this ridge-like formation and the accompanying symptoms of pain and lameness occur after repair of a sand-crack, then keraphyllocele may, with tolerable certainty, be diagnosed.

    Diseases of the Horse's Foot

  • This latter is a result of the continued pressure of the horny growth, in a well-marked case ending in a sharply-defined groove in the os pedis in which the keraphyllocele rests.

    Diseases of the Horse's Foot

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