from The Century Dictionary.

  • Noting the tissue of that part of the inner surface (keratogenous membrane) of the hoofs of animals which forms the sensitive wall.
  • In entomology, having the feet or locomotive organs compressed into the form of leaves.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective (Zoöl.) Having thin, flat, leaflike locomotive organs.
  • adjective (Anat.) Pertaining to, or composing, the layer of tissue, made up of laminæ, beneath a horse's hoof.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective zoology Having thin, flat, leaf-like locomotive organs.
  • adjective anatomy Relating to, or composing, the layer of tissue, made up of laminae, beneath a horse's hoof.


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  • -- The podophyllous veins anastomose below with the circumflex vein of the solar plexus, and above with the veins of the coronary plexus.

    Diseases of the Horse's Foot

  • The deep layer is formed, as before described, by ascending branches from the posterior parts of the podophyllous and solar plexuses, and by branches from the intra-osseous system of the pedal bone.

    Diseases of the Horse's Foot

  • -- This proceeds from the podophyllous, the intra-osseous, and the solar networks, and consists of a _central_ and _two lateral parts_.

    Diseases of the Horse's Foot

  • The sensitive laminæ, or podophyllous tissue; 2, the coronary cushion; 3, the perioplic ring; 4, portion of plantar cushion; 5, groove separating perioplic ring from coronary cushion;

    Diseases of the Horse's Foot

  • The seat of greatest congestion will always be found in the neighborhood of the toe, because of the increased vascularity of that part, and, although at times it is limited to the podophyllous tissue alone, any or all parts of the keratogenous membrane may be affected by the congestion and followed finally by inflammation.

    Special Report on Diseases of the Horse

  • This congestion takes place in the laminæ (podophyllous structures) of the feet.

    Special Report on Diseases of the Horse


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