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A knot or knotlike mass; an aggregation of nerve cell bodies located outside the central nervous system divided into two types: sensory and motor.
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cell body ; central nervous system (CNS) ; motor neuron ; nerve ; sensory neuron
Seizure that affects both cerebral hemispheres simultaneously and causes unconsciousness at the outset. There are two types: absence/petit mal or tonic-clonic/grand mal.
absence seizure ; cerebral hemisphere ; grand mal seizure ; petit mal seizure ; seizure ; tonic-clonic seizure
"Kneelike" bend in the anterior part of the corpus callosum.
Disorder characterized by acute onset of vestibular signs (e.g. difficulty walking, incoordination, head tilt) occuring in older dogs. There is no apparent cause but spontaneously resolves in ~ 10-14 days.
sign ; syndrome ; vestibular disease ; vestibular system
Any tumor arising from glial tissue of the brain; glial cells provide energy, nutrients and bind other nerve cells together in the brain.
Cranial nerve IX; controls taste, swallowing, and senses carotid blood pressure.
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Healthy skin, bone, or other tissue taken from one part of the body to replace diseased or injured tissue removed from another part of the body.
See tonic-clonic seizure.
Focal collection of inflammatory cells (usually macrophages) that typically arise in response to infection or immune stimulation in an attempt to isolate ("wall off") an irritant when unable to remove it; likely having an immune-mediated origin.
immune-mediated disease ; infection ; inflammation
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