horseshoe fistula horse·shoe fistula (hôrs’shōō’, hôrsh’-)
An anal fistula partially encircling the anus and opening at both ends on the cutaneous surface.
- Horseshoe kidney
horseshoe kidney n. The union of the lower, or occasionally the upper, extremities of the kidneys by a tissue band extending across the vertebral column.
noun 1. a horseshoe-shaped permanent magnet.
[hawrs-shoo, hawrsh-] /ˈhɔrsˌʃu, ˈhɔrʃ-/ noun 1. a U -shaped metal plate, plain or with calks, nailed to a horse’s hoof to protect it from being injured by hard or rough surfaces. 2. something U -shaped, as a valley, river bend, or other natural feature: We picnicked in the middle of a horseshoe of trees. 3. […]
noun 1. a competitive display of the capabilities and qualities of horses and their riders or handlers, usually held as an annual event.