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Surgical removal of a section of bone from the skull for the purpose of operating on the underlying tissues, in which the bone is replaced at the end of the procedure.



A disease caused by a type of yeast-like fungus (Cryptococcus neoformans) which could involve the skin, lungs and other parts but especially the brain and meninges.

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brain ; disease ; fungus ; meninges ; yeast

Cushing's disease

A condition characterized by abnormally increased activity of the cortex of the adrenal gland resulting in overproduction of steroid hormones; also called hyperadrenocorticism.


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adrenal gland


Characterized by bluish discoloration of skin and mucous membranes due to significantly reduced amount of hemoglobin in the blood.

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A closed sac having a distinct membrane and division on the nearby tissue.  It may contain air, fluids, or semi-solid material. Once formed, the cyst will remain in the tissue permanently and can be removed by surgery and by taking medication that will dissolve the "sac".



Inflammation of the urinary bladder.

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dancing Doberman disease

A neuromuscular disease of Doberman Pinschers; affected dogs may alternately flex and extend both pelvic limbs in a dance-like fashion.

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Inability to hear.

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The change of tissue from a higher to lower, less functionally active form.

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degenerative joint disease

Condition where normal joints change due to "wear & tear" or injuries; may result in inflammation, pain or dysfunction.

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ataxia ; disease ; fiber ; myelin ; paresis ; spinal cord

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