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dermatome

The area of skin supplied with afferent nerve fibers by a single dorsal spinal root.

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afferent ; dorsal ; nerve ; nerve root


diabetes

Condition caused by insulin deficiency or dysfunction resulting in increased glucose in the blood.
 
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blood

DICOM

Digital Imaging and Communications in Medicine; the standard software format used to process, store, print, and transmit (and exchange) medical imaging information.

 


diencephalon

The "relay center" of the brain where all information passes into and out of the cerebral cortex.  The caudal part of the forebrain (comprised of the hypothalamus, thalamus, metathalamus, subthalamus and epithalamus) and the rostral portion of the brainstem.

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brain ; brainstem ; caudal ; cerebral cortex ; forebrain ; hypothalamus ; rostral ; subthalamus ; thalamus


disease

An abnormal condition which impairs bodily function.

 


disk

See intervertebral disk.

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intervertebral disk

diskospondylitis

Infection of intervertebral disk and the adjacent bone of the vertebral body.

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infection ; intervertebral disk ; vertebra


distal

Away from the point of attachment or origin.

 


distal polyneuropathy

Disease of dogs characterized by degeneration of the distal axons of peripheral nerves.

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axon ; degeneration ; disease ; distal ; nerve ; peripheral nervous system (PNS)


distemper, canine

A specific infectious respiratory and sometimes gastrointestinal and neurologic disease of dogs caused by the canine distemper virus; characterized by fever, dullness, loss of appetite, and a discharge from the eyes and nose as well as central nervous system problems such as seizures, vestibular signs, etc.

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Related Words

central nervous system (CNS) ; infection ; seizure ; vestibular disease ; virus



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