Specializing in Canine and Feline Neurology and Neurosurgery for over 30 years

     Specializing in Canine and Feline Neurology and Neurosurgery for over 30 years

tick paralysis

The loss of muscle function due to a bite from a tick; the tick secretes a neurotoxin that inhibits communication between cells at the neuromuscular junction.

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Related Words

neuromuscular junction  ;  toxin