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Having a specified gait. Often used in combination: smooth-gaited; slow-gaited.
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(ˈgeɪ tɪd)

having a specified gait (usu. used in combination): slow-gaited; heavy-gaited oxen.
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The team sequenced the DMRT3 gene of the test horses and found that in almost every case of gaited horses, there was mutation in the DMRT3 that caused a premature "stop codon" which causes the protein product of the gene to be terminated before the whole protein is completed.
"The motion ability of mice seemed suppressed and was similar, though not identical to that of gaited horses," Cothran added.