Canon bone
Canon bone Can"on bone` [F. canon, fr. L. canon a rule. See {canon}.] (Anat.) The shank bone, or great bone above the fetlock, in the fore and hind legs of the horse and allied animals, corresponding to the middle metacarpal or metatarsal bone of most mammals. See {Horse}. [1913 Webster] ||

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