bone spavin

(redirected from bone spavins)
Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical.

bone spavin

n.
A condition in horses caused by the deposition of new bone in the hock joint and sometimes producing lameness.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bone spavin - spavin caused by a bony growth
spavin - a swelling of the hock joint of a horse; resulting in lameness
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
Bone Spavin. A bone or jack spavin (Figures 7-1 and 7-3) is a bony enlargement at the base and inside back border of the hock.