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Conformation

Conformation

[kon-fawr-mey-shuhn]
Conformation generally means structural arrangement.

In science, it may refer to:

In animal breeding, it may refer to:

  • Conformation show, a show where judges evaluate individual dogs for how well they conform to published breed standards
  • Conformation point, a generalized list of items sometimes found in the Breed standard of an individual dog breed. Not normally used in this manner.
  • Equine conformation, the proportions of a horse's body in relation to one another

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