Definition of Bog spavin
1. Noun. Spavin caused by collection of fluids.
Medical Definition of Bog spavin
1. A chronic synovitis of the tibiotarsal joint in the horse resulting in distention of the joint capsule with fluid; it usually causes little or no lameness. (05 Mar 2000)
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Literary usage of Bog spavin
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1. The Principles and Practice of Veterinary Surgery by William Williams (1894)
"Diseases of its ligamentous and tendinous structures. L DISEASES OF THE TRUE HOCK-JOINT. Bog-Spavin. — A bog-spavin, when caused by inflammation ..."
2. The Law of Horses: Including the Law of Innkeepers, Veterinary Surgeons, Etc by George Henry Hewitt Oliphant, Clement Elphinstone Lloyd, Great Britain (1882)
"Attached to the extremities of most of the tendons, and Blood and between the tendons and other parts, are little hags con- Bog-spavin, taining a mucous ..."
3. The Modern Horse Doctor: Containing Practical Observations on the Causes by George H. Dadd (1856)
"bog spavin is the term usually given to enlarged mucous capsules, or to a distended, state of the sub-cutaneous veins in the region of the hock. ..."
4. The Diseases of Animals: A Book of Brief and Popular Advice on the Care and by Nelson Slater Mayo (1913)
"BOG-SPAVIN Every; true joint contains a lubricating liquid called "joint-oil" ... When this condition occurs on the hock-joint, it is called a "bog-spavin. ..."
5. The Diseases of Animals: A Book of Brief and Popular Advice on the Care and by Nelson Slater Mayo (1920)
"BOG-SPAVIN Every true joint contains a lubricating liquid called "joint-oil" ... When this condition occurs on the hock-joint, it is called a "bog-spavin. ..."
6. The Journal of Comparative Pathology and Therapeutics (1892)
"THE TREATMENT OF BOG-SPAVIN. PROFESSOR HOFFMANN of the Stuttgart Veterinary College, in a recent number of the Repertorium der Tierheilkunde, ..."
7. Veterinary medicine and surgery in diseases and injuries of the horse by F. O. Kirby, William Henry Kelly (1883)
"Spavin, Bone Spavin, Varix, bog spavin, Blood Spavin, Broken Knees, Curb, ... bog spavin, though somewhat similar in name, and also occurring in the hock, ..."