Coffin joint


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the joint next above the coffin bone.

See also: Coffin

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Cajun was impaled by a finger-sized piece of wood that penetrated his right rear coffin joint (the intersection of the lowest bones in the horse's leg) and tendon sheath.
The cut-and-slide action turns into drive by the rotation of the lower coffin joint, which then presents a normal [90 degree] surface to drive against the compressed turf.
Kass of Brimfield, Cajun was impaled by a finger-sized piece of wood that penetrated his right rear coffin joint and tendon sheath during the June 1 tornado.