Specializing in Canine and Feline 
Neurology and Neurosurgery since 1986

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weakness

The decrease in strength of one or more muscles.


white dog shaker syndrome

Disorder causing full body tremors due to inflammation of the cerebellum; common in small, young dogs such as Maltese and West Highland White Terrier.  Also called idiopathic cerebellitis.

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Related Words

cerebellum ; inflammation ; syndrome ; tremor


white matter

The nervous system tissue constituting the conducting portion of the brain and spinal cord and composed mostly of myelinated nerve fibers.

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Related Words

brain ; fiber ; myelin ; nerve ; nervous system ; spinal cord


whole blood

Blood that has not been modified except for the addition of an anticoagulant and normally used in transfusions.

Related Words

blood  ;  plasma

wobbler syndrome

Condition of the neck characterized by progressive compression of the spinal cord due to vertebral malformation, instability and/or hypertrophy which typically results in an uncoordinated rear gait; also called cervical spondylomyelopathy

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Related Words

gait ; myelopathy ; spinal cord ; vertebra



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