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navicular

[nə′vik·yə·lər]
(anatomy)
A boat-shaped bone, especially the lateral bone on the radial side of the proximal row of the carpus.
(biology)
Resembling or having the shape of a boat.
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Then there is his remedy for navicular disease, a circulatory problem in horses' feet that is a common cause of lameness.
If a veterinarian has diagnosed your horse as having navicular disease, then it is very desirable to instantly raise the angle, but if the angle is low from improper trimming or lack of trimming, then the problem can be corrected in two or three trims; without the added expense of handmade shoes.
The force and contact stress on the navicular bone during trot locomotion in sound horses and horses with navicular disease.
Hughes said yesterday: "Isoxsuprine is used for treating horses' feet for navicular disease and other ailments.