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Definition of Pastern joint

Pastern joint
Pastern Pas"tern, n. [Of. pasturon, F. p[^a]turon, fr. OF. pasture a tether, for beasts while pasturing; prop., a pasturing. See Pasture.] 1. The part of the foot of the horse, and allied animals, between the fetlock and the coffin joint. See Illust. of Horse. Note: The upper bone, or phalanx, of the foot is called the great pastern bone; the second, the small pastern bone; and the third, in the hoof, the coffin bone. Pastern joint, the joint in the hoof of the horse, and allied animals, between the great and small pastern bones. 2. A shackle for horses while pasturing. --Knight. 3. A patten. [Obs.] --Dryden.

Meaning of Pastern joint from wikipedia

- short pastern bone (middle phalanx), which are held together by two sets of paired ligaments to form the pastern joint (proximal interphalangeal joint). Anatomically...
- Ringbone is exostosis (bone growth) in the pastern or coffin joint of a horse. In severe cases, the growth can encircle the bones, giving ringbone its...
- fetlock joint, first phalanx (long pastern), pastern joint, second phalanx (short pastern), navicular bone, and coffin joint, outwardly evidenced by the coronary...
- about 5 degrees, therefore making the pastern angle steeper behind than in front. Arthritis (horse) Degenerative joint disease (DJD), such as bone spavin...
- lameness. Chemical arthrodesis is less successful when used in the pastern joint, and often surgical arthrodesis is preferred. Surgical arthrodesis may...
- proximal phalanx distally, commonly called the pastern bone. Paired proximal sesamoid bones form the joint with the palmar or plantar distal surface of...
- bone above the pastern, a broken sesamoid bone behind the fetlock and a broken long pastern bone below the fetlock. The fetlock joint was dislocated,...
- Williams' horse was limping from a wound in the foreleg, which broke the pastern joint. Williams turned the crest of a hill, abandoned his horse and took to...
- his stall, breaking his cast, and extending the fractures into his pastern joint. Sunny Jim Fitzsimmons, the trainer of Nashua, sent him a special sling...
- in the hind legs. The arthritis will occur at the joint between the cannon bone and large pastern bone, at the front of the fetlock. Osselets refers...