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Increase in the number of erythrocytes (red blood cells) in the blood.
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Systemic, noninfectious, possibly immune-mediated, inflammatory muscle disorder. It may be acute or chronic and progressive. Clinical signs include depression, lethargy, weakness, weight loss, lameness, myalgia, and muscle atrophy.
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acute ; atrophy ; chronic ; immune-mediated disease ; infection ; inflammation ; myalgia
Inflammation of many nerves at once, often immune-mediated.
An abnormal growth protruding from a mucus membrane.
Inflammation of peripheral nerves and spinal nerve roots. A common form of this condition is coonhound paralysis.
coonhound paralysis ; inflammation ; nerve ; nerve root ; peripheral nervous system (PNS)
Middle aspect of the brainsten, between the midbrain rostrally and the medulla oblongata caudally; part of the metencephalon; relays information between the cerebrum and cerebellum.
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brainstem ; caudal ; cerebellum ; cerebrum ; medulla oblongata ; metencephalon ; midbrain ; rostral
An abnormal blood vessel that bypasses the liver causing blood to be circulated through the body without being cleared of toxins and other metabolic by-products.
Abnormal spontaneous muscle activity seen on electromyography in association with denervation or irritable myopathy consisting of long action potentials with initial positive (down) wave followed by a wide negative (up) wave.
action potential ; denervation ; electromyography (EMG) ; myopathy
Toward the tail or end of a structure; in veterinary medicine, only used when referring to the eye and the extremeties.
Period of time immediately following a seizure, characterized by signs such as altered behavior and vision and/or hearing deficits.
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