hard pad


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hard pad

n
(Veterinary Science) (in dogs) an abnormal increase in the thickness of the foot pads: one of the clinical signs of canine distemper. See distemper11
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| Teeth: Shearling rams should have two broad incisors that meet the hard pad at right angles not sloping forward.
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