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granulomatous meningoencephalitis (GME)

A tumor-like mass of granulation tissue caused by chronic inflammation of the meninges and brain due to infection

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brain ; chronic ; granuloma ; infection ; inflammation ; meninges ; tumor


gyrus

Convoluted ridge on the outer surface of the brain caused by infolding of the cerebral cortex and bound by sulci.

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brain ; cerebral cortex ; sulcus


head pressing

Persistent pushing with the head against a fixed object; often a sign of brain disease.

Related Words
brain  ;  disease

head tilt

Viewing from the front, the head appears tilted to one side; often a sign of vestibular disease.

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vestibular disease

heavy metal toxicity

Metallic elements with high atomic weights; a common hazardous waste; can damage organisms at low concentrations and tends to accumulate in the food chain, e.g. lead, iron.

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toxin

hemangiosarcoma

Cancer formed by proliferation of endothelial and fibrobastic (connective) tissue, typically involving highly vascular organs such as the spleen or liver.

Related Words

cancer ; endothelium ; liver ; sarcoma ; vascular


hematocrit (HCT)

See packed cell volume (PCV).

 

Related Words
packed cell volume (PCV)

hemifacial spasm

Persistent contraction of the facial muscles on one side; often due to chronic disease of the facial nerve.

 

Related Words
disease  ;  facial nerve

hemiparesis

Partial loss of voluntary movement in the limbs on one side of the body.

 


hemiplegia

Complete loss of voluntary movement in the limbs on one side of the body.

 



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