Fetlock joint

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The fetlock joint connects the cannon bone with the fetlock bone in horses and cloven-hoofed animals. The joint is also known as the fetlock or fetlock. It corresponds to the metatarsophalangeal joint of the middle finger or the metatarsophalangeal joint .

Individual evidence

  1. Ronald J. Riegel, Susan E. Hakola: Image-Text-Atlas for the anatomy and clinic of the horse. Volume 1: Musculoskeletal System and Lameness. Translated into German and edit by Clemens Schickling. Schlütersche, Hannover 2006, ISBN 3-89993-029-0 , p. 93.
  2. Klaus-Dieter Budras , Silke Buda: Atlas of the anatomy of the cattle. Part: Clinical-functional anatomy. Schlütersche, Hannover 2007, ISBN 978-3-89993-023-8 , p. 2.