noun Etymology: New Latin Date: 1843 inflammation of the laminae especially in the hoof of a horse — called also founder

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  • Laminitis — is a disease of the digital laminae of the hoof (foot of an ungulate). It is most well known in horses and cattle.PathologyThe digital laminae are responsible for suspension of the axial skeleton of the animal within the hoof and dissipate… …   Wikipedia

  • Laminitis — Lam i*ni tis, n. [NL. See {Lamina}, and { itis}.] (Far.) Inflammation of the lamin[ae] or fleshy plates along the coffin bone of a horse; founder. Youatt. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • laminitis — [lam΄i nīt′is] n. [ModL: see ITIS] an inflammation of laminae in a horse s hoof …   English World dictionary

  • Laminitis — Die Hufrehe (Laminitis) ist eine Pferdekrankheit und bezeichnet eine aseptische (nicht durch Infektionserreger bedingte) Entzündung der Huflederhaut beim Pferd, wobei sich die Hufkapsel von der Lederhaut ablöst. Die akute Hufrehe ist ein Notfall… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • laminitis — /lam euh nuy tis/, n. Vet. Pathol. inflammation of sensitive laminae in the hoof of a horse, caused by stressful events, as trauma, infection, or parturition. [1835 45; < NL; see LAMINA, ITIS] * * * …   Universalium

  • laminitis — noun A disease of the digital laminae of the hoof …   Wiktionary

  • laminitis — Inflammation of any lamina. * * * lam·i·ni·tis .lam ə nīt əs n inflammation of a lamina esp. in the hoof of a horse, cow, or goat that is typically caused by excessive ingestion of a dietary substance (as carbohydrate) called also founder * * *… …   Medical dictionary

  • laminitis — n. inflammation of a horse s foot (Veterinary Medicine) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • laminitis — [ˌlamɪ nʌɪtɪs] noun inflammation of layers of tissue inside the hoof in horses and other animals …   English new terms dictionary

  • laminitis — lam·i·ni·tis …   English syllables

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