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A horny structure protecting the distal end of the digits of all ungulates. Equivalent to the human finger or toe nail. The hoof consists of a horny hoof capsule, the sensitive dermis or corium and the subcutis which surround the distal digital structures including the distal part of the short pastern bone (middle phalanx), coffin bone (distal phalanx), navicular bone and associated soft tissue structures.

Huf m
sabot m
boîte cornée f
zoccolo m
casco del caballo m
casc del cavall m
peülla f
hoef
hoornschoen
hov
hov
kopyto n
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