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ionophore

Any molecule that increases the permeability of a cell membrane to a specific ion;  usually synthesized by microorganisms, some ionophores are used as antibiotics and/or as growth enhancing feed additives for certain food animals such as cattle; overdose and misuse may cause myopathy.

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microorganism  ;  myopathy

ipsilateral

Located on the same side of the body.

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lateral

ischemia

Impairment of tissue function due to a reduction in blood supply relative to metabolic demand.

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blood


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