Coronary cushion
Coronary cushion Coronary cushion A cushionlike band of vascular tissue at the upper border of the wall of the hoof of the horse and allied animals. It takes an important part in the secretion of the horny walls. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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  • coronary cushion — noun also coronary band or coronary ring : a thickened band of extremely vascular tissue that lies at the upper border of the wall of the hoof of the horse and related animals and that plays an important part in the secretion of the horny walls * …   Useful english dictionary

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  • coronary band — n a thickened band of extremely vascular tissue that lies at the upper border of the wall of the hoof of the horse and related animals and that plays an important part in the secretion of the horny walls called also coronary cushion * * * a band… …   Medical dictionary

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  • coronitis — /kawr euh nuy tis, kor /, n. Vet. Pathol. inflammation of the coronary cushion of hoofed animals. [1885 90; CORON(A) + ITIS] * * * …   Universalium

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