Definitions for laminitisˌlæm əˈnaɪ tɪs

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. laminitis, founder(noun)

    inflammation of the laminated tissue that attaches the hoof to the foot of a horse

Wiktionary

  1. laminitis(Noun)

    A disease of the digital laminae of the hoof

Webster Dictionary

  1. Laminitis(noun)

    inflammation of the laminae or fleshy plates along the coffin bone of a horse; founder

  2. Origin: [NL. See Lamina, and -itis.]

Freebase

  1. Laminitis

    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 visibly clinical signs are known by the colloquial term founder.

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