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pastern

1. the part of a horse's foot between the fetlock and the hoof
2. either of the two bones that constitute this part
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Coolmore tweeted: "St Nicholas Abbey suffered a fractured pastern during a routine piece of work at Ballydoyle this morning.
Logologically PASTERN is, in my view, the most charadeable of all words in the English language.
Flexor or contracted tendons deformity involving fetlock or pastern joints is the most common congenital deformity of locomotor system and is observed in newborn foals, lambs, calves and pigs (Sangwan et al.
Near the joint just above pastern, called the fetlock, you'll feel a tendon.
He presents high-quality photos of dissected specimens, drawings, radiographs, ultrasonograms, and MRIs--with explanatory legends--for foot, pastern, and fetlock.
They subsequently found their star performer to be suffering from a pastern injury and have made the decision to call time on his racing career for fear of the problem developing into something more serious.
It was a crushing blow for Williams, who said: "He shattered a pastern the second he landed.
Meade's stable star has been in Troytown Hospital since New Year's Day having had an operation to remove a piece of birch from his off-hind pastern.
He is long in the pastern so I wonder if real fast ground in the summertime would be against him, so we will take one step at a time.
She said: "He knocked a chip of bone off his near-fore pastern but the ligaments have suffered the real damage.
Hawk Flyer, a leading fancy for the Seabiscuit St Leger, has been put down after fracturing a pastern.