Pronunciation: (sik'ul-hokt"), [key]
—adj. Vet. Pathol.
noting or pertaining to a condition of horses in which the hock, due to strained tendons and ligaments, is flexed so that the foot is abnormally bowed far under the body. Also called sick•le-hammed Pronunciation: (sik'ul-hamd"). [key]
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