Glossary of terms used on this site

This glossary is to help pet people understand the language that veterinarians may use when treating their pets.


There are 1 entries in this glossary.
Search for glossary terms (regular expression allowed)
Begin with Contains Exact termSounds like


Term Definition
Lyme Disease

This is a bacterial disease caused by Borrelia organisms. It is transmitted when an individual is bitten by the eastern and western black legged ticks (deer ticks). The disease may infect both humans and animals and if untreated may result in severe symptoms.