Laminitis is a disease that affects the feet of ungulates. It is best known in horses and cattle. Clinical signs include lameness, inflammation, and increased temperature in the hooves. Laminitis is characterized by inflammation of the digital laminae of the hoof, and severe cases with outwardly vi...
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laminitis (lăm"unī'tis) , also called founder, inflammation of the lamina, the innermost layer of the hoof wall in horses, ponies, and donkeys. Although the condition usually affects only the front feet, it may involve all four feet. Both acute and chronic forms occur. The lamina...
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Type: Term Pronunciation: lam′i-nī′tis Definitions: 1. Inflammation of any lamina.
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Inflammation of the laminae of the foot, which serve to attach the coffin bone to the hoof wall; also known as founder.
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inflammation of the laminae (the inside lining of the hoof)
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Founder, inflammation of the sensitive laminae, or plates of vascular tissue, of the wall of the horse's hoof
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1) Founder 2) Inflammation 3) Inflammation of the laminae of the foot 4) Redness 5) Rubor
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a serious disease affecting the hooves, often caused by eating too much grain or green grass; especially problematic for ponies. Also called founder.
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