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31 Topic Pages Found in Animals & Veterinary Medicine and starting with the letter P
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Pain management

More than one-third of Americans suffer from chronic pain. Their medical care, lost work, and disability benefits cost about $100 billion annually.

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Pandas

name for two nocturnal Asian mammals of the order Carnivora: the red panda, Ailurus fulgens, and the giant panda, Ailuropoda melanoleuca. The red

pangolin

Toothless mammal of tropical Africa and Southeast Asia. They are long-tailed and covered with large, overlapping scales, except on the muzzle, sides

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Parasite

plant or animal that at some stage of its existence obtains its nourishment from another living organism called the host. Parasites may or may not

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Parasitic diseases

Parasites can be defined as organisms that live in or on another organism called a host. In most situations, the parasite benefits from this

parrot

common name for members of the order Psittaciformes, comprising 315 species of colorful birds, pantropical in distribution, including the parakeets .

Partridge

Any of various medium-sized ground-dwelling fowl of the family Phasianidae, order Galliformes, that also includes pheasants, quail, and chickens.

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Pathophysiology

Pathophysiology is the study of the detailed malfunctioning that comes from or causes disease. Physiology is the study of the mechanical, physical,

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Peafowl

or peafowl, large bird of the genus Pavo, in the pheasant family, native to E Asia. There are two main species, the common (Pavo cristatus), and the

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penguin

Marine flightless bird, family Spheniscidae, order Sphenisciformes, mostly black and white, found in the southern hemisphere. They comprise 18 species