Specializing in Canine and Feline Neurology and Neurosurgery since 1986
A protein produced by the body’s immune system in response to a foreign body (antigen). Each antibody binds specifically with the antigen that triggered its formation and its function is to fight off infection by inactivating the antigen.
An agent which prevents or arrests seizures.
Any foreign substance, usually a protein, that stimulates the body’s immune system to produce antibodies. The name antigen reflects its role in the immune response – antibody generating.
Cessation of breathing.
Middle layer of the meninges covering the brain and spinal cord.
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A cyst containing cerebrospinal fluid and an outer layer of arachnoidal cells that may develop in this membrane of the brain or spinal cord.
arachnoid ; brain ; cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) ; cyst ; spinal cord
Projections of fibrous tissue from the arachnoid membrane involved in the passage of cerebrospinal fluid from the subarachnoid space to the dural sinuses.
arachnoid ; cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) ; dural venous sinuses ; subarachnoid space
Lack of reflex action.
Any variation of the heart's regular rhythmic beating.
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