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Definition of the noun abiotrophy

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noun - plural: -

  1. a loss of vitality and a degeneration of cells and tissues not due to any apparent injury

Alternative definition of the noun abiotrophy

noun

  1. [medicine] degeneration of cells or tissues, especially with genetic causes.
  2. [medicine] the associated hereditary disease of abiosis

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Google previewAdvances in Veterinary Neurology, An Issue of Veterinary Clinics of North America: Small Animal Practice, (2014)

by Natasha J. Olby

Cerebellar abiotrophy is the term that has been used most frequently historically. 1 The term “abiotrophy” means lack of nutritive substance but it is now known that many of these diseases can result from abnormalities that are not metabolic in ...

Google previewClinical Veterinary Advisor (2014)

Dogs and Cats by Etienne Cote

Diagnostic Overview Cerebellar abiotrophy is a clinical diagnosis of exclusion; a definitive diagnosis is reached only through histopathologic assessment of cerebellar tissue. Differential Diagnosis • Cerebellar abiotrophy should not be ...

Google previewHuman Genetics (2004)

by Dhar

Abiotrophy means late onset of degenerative diseases, e.g. Huntington's chorea. They are hereditary but not congenital Egg is a reproductive cell derived from the ovary of the female which is capable, after fertilization, of developing into a new ...

Google previewLameness (2005)

Recognizing and Treating the Horse's Most Common Ailment by Christine King, R. A. Mansmann

Cerebellar Abiotrophy/Hypoplasia Cerebellar abiotrophy is a congenital, degenerative disease of the cerebellum that is also found in Arabian foals. The first signs, which reflect cerebellar disease (see Figure 12–44), may be seen within a few ...

Google previewHandbook of Veterinary Neurology - Elsevieron VitalSource (2010)

by Michael D. Lorenz, Joan Coates, Marc Kent

Abiotrophy is a process by which cells develop normally but later degenerate due to an intrinsic cellular defect.7 The degeneration of the neuronal cell body can primarily involve the neurons of the cerebellum, cerebrum, nerve, or multiple ...

Google previewDiseases of Swine (2012)

by Jeffrey J. Zimmerman, Locke A. Karriker, Alejandro Ramirez, Kent J. Schwartz, Gregory W. Stevenson

Cerebellar abiotrophy is a condition where pigs are ...

Google previewVeterinary Computed Tomography (2011)

by Tobias Schwarz, Jimmy Saunders

Cerebellar abiotrophy is an inherited degenerative disease of the cerebellum that occurs in Arabians and part-Arabians. Most affected animals appear normal at birth with clinical signs typically appearing in the first year. Hypoplasia of the ...

Google previewDiagnosis and Management of Lameness in the Horse - Elsevieron VitalSource (2010)

by Michael W. Ross, Sue J. Dyson

Cerebellar abiotrophy is a congenitalneurological abnormality that may have an inherited susceptibility andhasbeen reportedonlyinthe Arabian horse and Gotland pony. Typicalsigns occur around 2 to 4 months of age and include head.

Google previewOutline of Combined Courses in Pathology (1915)

Including Bacteriology and Protozoology, Infection and Immunity, Experimental Pathology, Histopathology and Morbid Anatomy by Frederick Parker Gay

Abiotrophy is a condition of subvitality of a part, which develops normally for a time but then undergoes regressive changes. The condition is hereditary and the central nervous system, as in Huntington 's chorea, may be used as an example.

Google previewAnimal Behavior for Shelter Veterinarians and Staff (2015)

by Emily Weiss, Heather Mohan-Gibbons, Stephen Zawistowski

Cerebellar abiotrophy is a group of diseases believed to be inherited via an autosomal recessive mode of inheritance (Joseph 2011; Lorenz et al. 2011). The term abiotrophy, as opposed to hypoplasia, refers to the fact that previously‐ normal ...

Google previewEquine Emergencies (2013)

Treatment and Procedures by James A. Orsini, Thomas J. Divers

Cerebellar Abiotrophy • Cerebellar abiotrophy is a neurologic autosomal recessive genetic condition found almost exclusively in Arabian horses. • The mutation leads to degeneration of the Purkinje cells in the cerebellum leading to intention ...

Google previewMedical, Genetic & Behavioral Risk Factors of Gordon Setters (2014)

by Ross D. Clark, DVM

Cerebellar abiotrophy is a degenerative neurologic disease ...

Google previewAtlas of Neuropathology (1974)

by Nathan Malamud, Asao Hirano

Abiotrophy is an obscure concept. A predilection for distinct neuroanatomic systems applies to some but not to other forms in this group. An hereditary background has been established in only some conditions, whereas in others, showing ...

Google previewSmall Animal Neurology (2010)

An Illustrated Text by André Jaggy

The term abiotrophy means growth affected by the lack of an important factor (18) . In these diseases, normal development of the cerebellum occurs at first and is followed by early and progressive degeneration of the nerve cells, especially the ...

Google previewBovine Medicine (2008)

Diseases and Husbandry of Cattle by A. H. Andrews, R. W. Blowey, H. Boyd, R. G. Eddy

Cerebellar abiotrophy is an inherited condition which has been reported in Holstein calves in the UK. The cerebellar abiotrophies are considered to be familial and degenerative but not congenital. Similar clinical signs have been reported in a ...

Google previewSyllabus Series (1915)

Abiotrophy is a condition of subvitality of a part, which develops normally for a time but then undergoes regressive changes. The condition is hereditary and the central nervous system, as in Huntington's chorea, may be used as an example.

Google previewCattle and Sheep Medicine (2010)

Self-Assessment Color Review by Phillip R Scott

Cerebellar abiotrophy is a familial syndrome affecting Charollais sheep. The inherited nature of this metabolic defect stresses the importance of an accurate diagnosis, especially in rams which contribute significantly to the genetic profile of the ...

Google previewModern medicine (1910)

— Like in the other affections considered in this chapter, abiotrophy is the chief cause of this disease. Here, however, the muscular ...

Google previewEquine Reproduction (2011)

by Angus O. McKinnon, Edward L. Squires, Wendy E. Vaala, Dickson D. Varner

abiotrophy. Etiology. Cerebellar abiotrophy is an inherited disorder of certain lines of Arabian horses. and. Gotland. ponies.25_27. The cerebellum undergoes full development, then degenerates before or shortly after birth. Clinical.

Google previewMedical, Genetic & Behavioral Risk Factors of American Foxhounds, English Foxhounds and Harriers (2015)

by Ross D. Clark, DVM

Cerebellar abiotrophy is a degenerative disease of the Purkinje neurons of the cerebellum resulting in progressive neurologic signs–incoordination, ataxia, paralysis and generally, death. There is no treatment. There is a recessive mode of ...

Google previewEquine Neurology (2015)

by Martin Furr, Stephen Reed

Cerebellar abiotrophy Abiotrophy means the loss of a vital nutritive factor ...

Google previewCanine and Feline Epilepsy (2014)

Diagnosis and Management by Luisa de Risio, Simon Platt

Multisystem neuronal degeneration/abiotrophy Abiotrophy is a process by which cells develop normally but later degenerate due to an intrinsic cellular defect. The degeneration primarily involves neuronal cell bodies in the cerebellum, ...

Google previewSmall Animal Pediatrics (2010)

The First 12 Months of Life by Michael E. Peterson, Michelle Kutzler

Cerebellar abiotrophy is a progressive degenerative condition ofthecerebellum seen in multiple purebred dogs and cats (see Table 40-3), although sporadic cases have been seen in cross-breed dogs. Unlike cerebellar hypoplasia,for which ...

Google previewSheep Medicine, Second Edition (2015)

by Philip R. Scott

Cerebellar abiotrophy is a familial syndrome first described affecting Charollais sheep in the UK in 1994. The inherited nature of this defect stresses the importance of an accurate diagnosis, especially in rams, which contribute significantly to ...

Google previewVeterinary Neuroanatomy and Clinical Neurology (2014)

by Alexander de Lahunta, Eric N. Glass, Marc Kent

By definition, an abiotrophy is the lack of a biologic substance in the cell that is necessary for the maintenance of the cell. This is an intrinsic cellular abnormality that is an inherited developmental defect. It results in the premature degeneration ...

Google previewEquine Medicine, Surgery and Reproduction (2013)

by Tim Mair, Sandy Love, James Schumacher, Roger K. W. Smith, Grant Frazer

Cerebellar abiotrophy. ' Cerebellar abiotrophy is the most common cerebellar disease in foals. It is a congenital disease ofArabian foals, with no gender predilection. Most foals develop clinical signs after 1 month of age, rarely immediately ...

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Abiotrophy Meaning

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