|encapsulated virus: a virus that is
surrounded by a protein coat called a capsule. Rabies and herpes are
two such viruses.
|encephalomyelitis: inflammation of
the brain and spinal cord.
|immune globulins: these are sterile
solutions made from donated antibodies
|incubation period: the
amount of time inbetween infection and the first appearance of symptoms
|peripheral nerve: a
nerve that is located outside of the brain or spinal cord.
|receptor: pieces of protein on a
cell's surface that it requires to carry out cellular functions.