Specializing in Canine and Feline Neurology and Neurosurgery for Over 30 Years
The connective tissue surrounding nerves and composed of fibrous tissue (and myelin); provides strength, shape, and increases conduction ability of the nerves.
A tumor of the nerve sheath.
The organ system (along with the endocrine system) which coordinates the adjustments and reactions of the body to internal and environmental conditions; composed of the central (brain and spinal cord) and peripheral (all other neural elements) nervous systems.
brain ; central nervous system (CNS) ; peripheral nervous system (PNS) ; spinal cord
Ectodermal tissue on the dorsal surface of the embryo that forms the neural tube which develops into the central nervous system.
central nervous system (CNS) ; dorsal ; ectoderm ; neural tube
Embryonic brain and spinal cord.
Pain that originates from nerve irritation usually involving specific nerves such as the trigeminal nerve.
Inflammation of a nerve or group of nerves, characterized by pain, loss of reflexes, and atrophy of the affected muscles.
atrophy ; inflammation ; nerve ; reflex
Supporting cells of the central nervous system that provide structural and metabolic support for the neurons; includes astrocytes, oligodendrocytes, ependymal cells, and microglia.
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astrocyte ; central nervous system (CNS) ; metabolic ; neuron ; oligodendrocytes
A veterinarian who undergoes further education and training in order to specialize in the diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the nervous system.
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The study of the nervous system; medical specialty dealing with the nervous system and the diseases affecting it.
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