1. clavus (1) 2. A small inflammatory focus under the sole of the hoof of the horse; forefeet are most often affected, usually between the bar and the wall; sometimes seen in other hoofed animals. [L. cornu, horn, hoof]
asbestos c. a granulomatous or hyperkeratotic lesion of the skin at the site of deposit of asbestos particles.asbestos wart;
hard c. the usual form of c. over a toe joint.heloma durum;
seed c. a papilloma or wart on the sole of the foot.
soft c. a c. formed by pressure between two toes, the surface being macerated and yellowish in color.heloma molle;
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