noun. inflammation of the laminated tissue that attaches the hoof to the foot of a horse.
- -itis (English)
- lamina (English)
- lamina (Latin)
Example sentences of the word laminitis
1. Noun, singular or mass
If your horse is prone to colic, laminitis or both, make it a rule not to allow grass clippings in his diet under any circumstances.
2. Verb, base form
The carbohydrate overload can cause issues elsewhere in the body, with the metabolic disruption leading to laminitis.
3. Verb, past participle
Also, if your horse has laminitis, or any metabolic or insulin-related conditions, you should be concerned about the high sugar content of rose hips.
4. Foreign word
Signs of systemic toxemia include shock, pain, low blood pressure, disseminated intravascular coagulation (blood clotting problems), laminitis (hoof inflammation) and death.