The NMR glossary provides brief definitions and explanations of terms and jargon used on our site.



Excessive and frequent evacuation of watery faeces, usually indicating gastrointestinal distress or infection


A pathological condition of a part, organ, or system of an organism resulting from various causes, such as infection, genetic defect, or environmental stress, and characterized by an identifiable group of signs or symptoms


The genetic blueprint of all life. In the future testing for infectious organisms may involve looking for their D.N.A. in the diagnosis of the disease


Divisional Veterinary Manager to whose office all incidents of notifiable diseases should be reported