Definitions for quittorˈkwɪt ər
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a purulent inflammation of the foot in horses and other hoofed animals resulting in lameness.
Category: Veterinary Science
Origin of quittor:
1250–1300; ME quittere suppuration < OF cuiture burning, scalding, cooking < L coctūra=coct(us), ptp. of coquere to cook+-ūra -ure
A chronic abscess, or fistula of the coronet, in a horse's foot, resulting from inflammation of the tissues investing the coffin bone.
Origin: From quiter, quitere, quitoure, quiture, quytur, whitour. Cognate with kwater, kwader.
a chronic abscess, or fistula of the coronet, in a horse's foot, resulting from inflammation of the tissues investing the coffin bone
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