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lesion

any structural change in a bodily part resulting from injury or disease

lesion

[′lē·zhən]
(biology)
A structural or functional alteration due to injury or disease.
(cell and molecular biology)
A damaged site in a gene, chromosome, or protein molecule.
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The gross lesions were higher in infected untreated control which include the lesions in kidney liver and the spleen of birds.
When gross lesions were observed on only one lobe of the liver, the histological injuries observed in the other lobe were discrete.
Keywords: Mycoplasma gallisepticum, CRD, gross lesions, histopathology and Immunohistochemistry
During necropsy of the 2 goats, no gross lesions were found.
About 20-10% inoculated sacrificed and all the dead birds showed gross lesions of enlarged livers, fibrinous perihepatitis and pericarditis which was supported by histopathology.
It is characterized by impaired mobility, increased mortality, and absence of gross lesions that would explain the impaired mobility.
Nodular granulomatous lesions were found in 42 (9.7%) pigeons of the 435 examined; histopathologic examination of livers with gross lesions of mycobacteriosis from 15 randomly selected pigeons revealed granulomatous inflammation typical for avian mycobacteriosis in all samples.
To the Editor: Documentation of possible tuberculosis (TB) in goats in Nigeria was reported by Ojo (1) on the basis of gross lesions without culture confirmation.
Gross lesions in carprofen-treated pigeons were pale injection sites (23/48 [47.9%]), mottled yellow livers (9/48 [18.8%]), and congestion of small intestines (7/48 [14.6%]).
Other gross lesions included verminous pterygoid sinusitis and pneumonia and mild dermal and retroperitoneal cestodiasis.