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Inflammation of the sensitive laminae of the hoof, especially in horses. Also called founder1.
(Veterinary Science) inflammation of the laminated tissue structure to which the hoof is attached, esp in horses and cattle. Also called: founder
[C19: from New Latin, from lamina + -itis]
lam•i•ni•tis(ˌlæm əˈnaɪ tɪs)
inflammation of the laminae in the hoof of a horse.