an excessive downward curvature of the spinal column in the dorsal region, especially of horses.
noun 1. an excessive downward curvature of the spinal column in the dorsal region, especially of horses. adjective 2. swaybacked. noun 1. (vet science) an abnormal sagging or concavity of the spine in older horses 2. a paralytic disease of new-born and young lambs caused by demyelination of the central nervous system due to copper […]
adjective, Veterinary Pathology. 1. having the back sagged to an unusual degree; having a sway-back.
noun, Automotive. 1. stabilizer bar.
adjective, Veterinary Pathology. 1. swaybacked. verb (used without object) 1. to move or swing to and fro, as something fixed at one end or resting on a support. 2. to move or incline to one side or in a particular direction. 3. to incline in opinion, sympathy, tendency, etc.: She swayed toward conservatism. 4. to […]