fistulous withers
noun plural but singular or plural in construction Date: circa 1900 a deep-seated chronic inflammation of the withers of the horse in which bloody fluid is discharged

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  • poll evil — an abscess behind the ears of a horse, caused by a dual infection of the supra atlantal bursa by Brucella and Actinomyces; this condition is virtually identical to fistulous withers …   Medical dictionary

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