spavin: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (spav'in), [key]
— n. Vet. Pathol.
  1. a disease of the hock joint of horses in which enlargement occurs because of collected fluidsbony growthor distention of the veins
  2. an excrescence or enlargement so formed.
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