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Atrophic rhinitis

Progressive decline & inflammation of nasal membranes

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Bacteria

Pleural of bacterium (examples: staphylococci, coccus, streptococci, bacilli)

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Bacterium

Microscopic prokaryotic unicellular organism

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Canine distemper

Viral disease of dogs, marked by fever & respiratory problems

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Cardiomyopathy

Chronic disorder of the heart; common in dogs

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Colic

Acute abdominal pain; common in horses

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Diabetes insipidus

Diabetic condition caused by pituitary disorder

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Diabetes mellitus

Diabetic condition caused by an inadequate supply of insulin

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Enzootic pneumonia

Infection of the lungs found in specific kinds of animals

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Feline panleukopenia

Viral leukemia of cats, usually fatal

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Feline urolithiasis

Condition in cats, caused by mineral deposits in the urinary tract

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Feline infectious peritonitis

Infectious inflammation of the peritoneum (abdominal cavity membrane)

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Gastroenteritis

Inflammation of the membrane lining the stomach & intestines

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Hemophilia

Condition of delayed blood clotting

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Herpes virus

Inflammatory virus that reproduces in the cell nucleus

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Hydrothorax

Excess fluid in the lining of the lungs

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Hyperthyroidism

Excessive function of the thyroid gland

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Hypertrophy

Exaggerated growth

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Hypothyroidism

Deficient activity of thyroid gland

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Leukemia

Chronic disease of the white blood cells

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Lymphosarcoma

Malignant lymph tumor tending to spread freely; common in cattle

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Malignant catarrhal fever

Mucous membrane inflammation; common in cattle

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Phenylbutazone toxicity

Reaction to the anti-inflammatory analgesic phenylbutazone

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Pneumothorax

Air in the pleural cavity

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Prokaryote

Organism without a membrane-bound nucleus

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Pyelonephritis

Inflammation of both the pelvic & the kidney lining; common in cattle

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Tetanus

Acute infectious disease usually introduced through a wound

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Virus

Simple microorganism that grows only in living cells, causing diseases

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Anemia

Red blood cell deficiency