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organophosphate

Common pesticide that contains phosphorus.

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osteosarcoma

A tumor of the bone.

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Related Words
sarcoma  ;  tumor

otitis media/interna

Inflammation of the middle (otitis media) and inner (otitis interna) ears, commonly caused by bacterial infection.

 

Related Words

bacteria ; ear ; infection ; inflammation ; inner ear ; middle ear


packed cell volume (PCV)

a common test in a CBC; used to determine if anemia or polycythemia is present by measuring the percentage of erythrocytes (red blood cells) present in the blood with respect to plasma; also called hematocrit (HCT).

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Related Words

anemia ; blood ; complete blood count (CBC) ; hematocrit (HCT) ; plasma ; polycythemia


palsy

Paralysis of a muscle group usually from dysfunction of a specific nerve, e.g., facial nerve=Bell's palsy.

Related Words
facial nerve  ;  nerve  ;  paralysis

panostetitis

Benign inflammation of multiple bones, common in young, large breed dogs.

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Related Words
benign  ;  inflammation

papilloma

A branching benign tumor derived from epithelium (e.g. wart).

Related Words

benign  ;  epithelium  ;  tumor

paralysis

Loss of motor function in a body part.


 


paramagnetic

A substance that is attracted by a magnet and assumes a position parallel to the magnetic force but does not become permanently magnetized.

 


paraneoplastic syndrome

A inflammatory disorder triggered by the body's immune system in response to the presence of cancer.

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Related Words

cancer ; inflammation ; metastasis ; syndrome ; tumor



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