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a newborn animal

Nephrotic syndrome

a collection of symptoms seen in end-stage renal failure, including protein loss in the urine, low blood serum albumin levels and oedema

Neuromuscular blocking agent

drug that prevents the transmission or reception of impulses from motor nerves to skeletal muscle and therefore produces muscle paralysis


the primary cells in nervous tissue. They transmit information as electrical signals around the body.


reduced numbers of circulating neutrophils in the blood


type of granular white blood cell, also known as polymorphonucleocyte


increased numbers of circulating neutrophils in the blood, e.g. in the presence of infection


Non-Food Animal - Veterinary, Pharmacist, Suitably Qualified Person

Non-screen film

individually wrapped pieces of X-ray film that are not placed in a cassette. Generally used for dental studies due to the flexibility of the film.


normal body temperature

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