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spon·ta·ne·ous

(spon-tā'nē-ŭs),
Without apparent cause; said of disease processes or remissions.
[L. spontaneus, voluntary, capricious]

spontaneous

/spon·ta·ne·ous/ (spon-ta´ne-us)
1. voluntary; instinctive.
2. occurring without external influence.

spontaneous

[spontā′nē·əs]
Etymology: L, sponte, willingly
occurring naturally and without apparent cause, such as spontaneous remission.

spon·ta·ne·ous

(spon-tā'nē-ŭs)
Without apparent cause; said of disease processes or remissions.
[L. spontaneus, voluntary, capricious]

spon·ta·ne·ous

(spon-tā'nē-ŭs)
Without apparent cause; said of disease processes or remissions.
[L. spontaneus, voluntary, capricious]

spontaneous

having no apparent external cause.

spontaneous abortion
most animal abortions are spontaneous in contradistinction to the surgically and medically procured abortions of humans. See also mismating, parturition induction.
avian spontaneous cardiomyopathy
an idiopathic disease of 1 to 4 week old turkey poults causing sudden death or a brief period of dyspnea; the heart is visibly dilated.
spontaneous internal hemorrhage
causes sudden death in most cases; causes include cardiac tamponade, aortic or atrial rupture, splenic rupture.
spontaneous pulmonary arteriopathy
spontaneous regression
when diseases resolve themselves without outside assistance.
spontaneous virus encephalitis
so called because the disease appears without the subject animal coming in contact with a known encephalitogenic agent. In most instances the occurrence is eventually explained by the presence of a hitherto unknown virus.

Patient discussion about spontaneous

Q. what can be done for spontaneous hypothermia? is there a deficiency of hormones or anything that can be taken

A. hypothermia can be caused by al sort of things. Some bacterial infections, poisoning, aciduria , hypothyroidism and more. Is this the only symptom? I’m sure there are some others. But I think this could be a good idea to check up with a Dr.

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