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pedal

1
a. any foot-operated lever or other device, esp one of the two levers that drive the chain wheel of a bicycle, the foot brake, clutch control, or accelerator of a car, one of the levers on an organ controlling deep bass notes, or one of the levers on a piano used to create a muted effect or sustain tone
b. (as modifier): a pedal cycle

pedal

2
of or relating to the foot or feet

pedal

[′ped·əl]
(biology)
Of or pertaining to the foot.
(design engineering)
A lever operated by foot.
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If matters are not dealt with quickly, the pedal bone can continue to rotate through the sole of the hoof and unfortunately, if this happens then euthanizing the horse is unavoidable.
We hoped it was an infection or bruise but X-rays revealed it was a cracked pedal bone.
Attraction suffered a pedal bone fracture after winning the Cherry Hinton Stakes by five lengths last July and she has not raced since, although Johnston gave her a racecourse gallop at Ripon last Saturday.
Mark Johnston has issued an upbeat report on star filly Attraction, who is currently sidelined with a fractured pedal bone.
ATTRACTION has been ruled out of next Thursday's Sky Bet Cheveley Park Stakes after cracking her pedal bone.
Sadly he fractured a pedal bone at the end of the year and never ran again.
I've had to wait with this little horse and we found he had a small fracture of his pedal bone and had seven months off.
The laminae is the structure which bonds the hoof wall to the bone inside called the pedal bone.
Thousands of fans sent good luck messages to him after he broke his pedal bone during his last ever race - some just addressing them to Arkle, Ireland.
Once she recovered from problems with her knees and a fractured pedal bone in a hind leg last autumn, however, Johnston had always been adamant that her training regime had gone perfectly to plan.
However, the filly has been off the track since that win in July after first suffering an overreach before fracturing a pedal bone in the build- up to the Cheveley Park Stakes.
In the x-rays the fracture line is still evident but we expected it to be so - that tends to be the case with pedal bone healing fractures.