hair ball


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Noun1.hair ball - a compact mass of hair that forms in the alimentary canal (especially in the stomach of animals as a result of licking fur)hair ball - a compact mass of hair that forms in the alimentary canal (especially in the stomach of animals as a result of licking fur)
tangle - a twisted and tangled mass that is highly interwoven; "they carved their way through the tangle of vines"
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They are classified according to their constituents: trichobezoar - hair ball, or phytobezors -undigested food particles such as cellulose.
Subsequently, retention and accumulation of the eaten hairs in between the gastric mucosal folds occur, which result in the formation of a hair ball along with food and mucus.
Your vet can advise you on preparations that can be given to help your cat pass a hair ball.
Q: My 13-15 year old female mongrel dog keeps coughing as if she has a hair ball or something, and it seems to be getting worse but nothing ever comes out.
My friend thinks he is showing symptoms of having a hair ball, can you please explain what that is?
Horvitz's exhibition may or may not have included time zone line-jumping and -tasting events, a silent walk-through led by the artist, a cat's hair ball, and a stamp applied to gallery correspondence during the run of the show that read SOMEWHERE OUTSIDE OF TIME.
The Hair Ball takes place Friday, June 13th at Exit Bar (1315 W.
The hair ball filled up the entire length of the stomach and had a conical shape.
The only evidence was a hair ball next to my mum's lilies.
Hair Ball will be a fundraiser for the Humane Society of Kodiak, featuring both a silent and outcry auction followed by dancing to a live band.