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thrombus

A blood clot that forms in a vessel.

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blood

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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neuromuscular junction  ;  toxin

toad poisoning

Poisoning caused by toxins secreted from the skin of certain toads and salamanders.

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toxin

tonic seizure

Generalized seizure that involves stiffening of the entire body.

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generalized seizure

 


tonic-clonic seizure

Generalized seizure characterized by initial contraction of the muscles (tonic phase), which may involve tongue biting and urinary incontinence, followed by rhythmic muscle contractions (clonic phase); also called grand mal seizure.

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clonic seizure ; generalized seizure ; seizure ; tonic seizure


total protein (TP)

A common test in a chemistry panel used to measure kidney and liver function.

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chemistry panel  ;  kidney  ;  liver

toxin

A substance produced by a plant, animal, or bacteria that causes disease in other organisms; a poison.

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bacteria

toxoplasmosis

A disease caused by the protozoan parasite (Toxoplasma gondii) and is characterized by lesions of the central nervous system (e.g. polyradiculoneuritis), as well as other areas of the body such as muscle tissue.

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central nervous system (CNS) ; disease ; parasite ; polyradiculoneuritis ; protozoa


transverse

Plane dividing the body into front and back halves (like the slices of a loaf of bread).

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dorsal  ;  sagittal

trauma

An injury that is physically (or emotionally) inflicted.



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