navicular

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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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Approved to control clinical signs associated with navicular syndrome in horses, Tildren is available for veterinarians to purchase through national distribution channels.
Of course, there are some horses that are subject to certain preexisting conditions, such as chronic laminitis, navicular syndrome, or osteoarthritis that will contradict this theory and may need to be revisited by a farrier more frequently.
For a horse who his former yard had declared ungenuine, who was prone to breaking blood vessels and suffered from navicular syndrome (which is incurable), what Toby did for him was nothing short of miraculous.