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Medical Term Definitions

colic
is a broad term referring to abdominal pain in the horse
flehmen
is a raising of the upper lip and is commonly seen when a horse is smelling something new, such as a stallion smelling a mare's urine. In some situations it can be seen in horses as a sign of colic.
enterolith
is a stone that forms in the large colon of horses and can be a cause of impaction colic.
analgesic
is a medication commonly referred to as a pain killer. Most equine analgesics are prescription medications.

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