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abscess


  A localized collection of pus characterized by pain and swelling, sometimes caused by bite wounds
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addison's disease


   Disease syndrome caused by abnormally low levels of cortisol in the body. This life-threatening condition may be unintentionally induced by abruptly discontinuing oral steroid administration, or by the misuse of Cushing's Disease medication.
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Two glands located on either side of the anus. They produce a strong-smelling substance which is usually expressed with bowel movements. The anal glands can become full or impacted and may need to be expressed manually by a veterinary caregiver.
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anemia


Condition characterized by below-normal number of red blood cells. Anemic pets may have pale mucus membranes, weakness, exercise intolerance or panting.
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anesthesia


Literally "loss of feeling", anesthesia is a state of sleep induced for surgery or other procedures. "Local" anesthesia is a chemically induced lack of sensation in a small area of the body.
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atopy


Allergy-induced itchiness
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aural hematoma


A collection of blood trapped between the layers of the ear flap, resembling a "pillow". Hematomas are caused by damage to the blood vessels of the ear, often due to head shaking.
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benign


Not malignant, as in a benign tumor. Favorable for recovery.
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bloat


Distention of the stomach with gas and/or food. This can be a life-threatening condition.
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cardiac


Pertaining to the heart.
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