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temporal lobe

One of 4 well-defined portions (i.e. lobes) of each of the cerebral hemisphere that is located lateral and below the occipital and frontal lobes; controls the senses of hearing and smell and associated with memory.

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cerebral hemisphere ; frontal lobe ; lateral ; lobe ; occipital lobe


tesla

Unit of measurement that determines the strength of a magnet.  The magnets used in MRI for general medical purposes are predominantly between 1.0-1.5 tesla and up to 3.0 for certain specialty uses. 

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magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)

 


tetanus

An acute, often fatal disease caused by the toxin of the bacteria Clostridium tetani, which typically infects the body through a deep wound; characterized by spasmodic contraction of voluntary muscles, especially those of the neck and jaw; primarily affects the spinal cord but could have local form (e.g. one limb).

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bacteria  ;  disease  ;  toxin

tetraparesis

Paresis in all four limbs.

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paresis

tetraplegia

Paralysis in all four limbs.

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paralysis

thalamus

Part of the diencephalon; either of two large ovoid structures composed of gray matter and situated at the base of the cerebrum. It functions as a relay station in which sensory pathways of the spinal cord and brainstem form synapses on their way to the cerebral cortex.

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brainstem ; cerebral cortex ; cerebrum ; diencephalon ; gray matter ; spinal cord ; synapse


thiamine deficiency

Syndrome associated with vascular injury and nerve damage caused by inadequate dietary intake of thiamine, a component of vitamin B1. 

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nerve  ;  syndrome  ;  vascular

thorax

The chest; dogs and cats have 13 thoracic vertebrae.

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vertebra

thromboembolism

Formation in a blood vessel of a clot (thrombus) that breaks loose and is carried by the blood stream to plug another vessel. The clot may plug a vessel in the lungs (pulmonary embolism), brain (stroke), gastrointestinal tract, kidneys, or leg.

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blood ; brain ; embolus ; kidney ; stroke ; thrombus



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