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A flexible reservoir bag connected by tubing and a non-rebreathing valve to a face mask or endotracheal tube and used for artificial ventilation
Ambu Bag
Recollection
Anamnesis
Lack or loss of appetite for food
Anorexia
Relieving or reducing fever
Antipyretic
Retention of urine in the bladder
Anuresis
Complete suppression of urine formation and excretion
Anuria
Suffocation
Asphyxiation
A concretion of foreign material found in the GIT or urinary tract
Bezoar
Inflammation of the valves of the heart
Cardiovalvulitis
Any group of sympathomimetic amines; including dopamine and epinephrine
Catecholamines
Effective in the treatment of burns
Antipyrotic
The delivery of a fetus by incision through the abdominal wall and the uterus
Cesarean Section
Edema of the conjunctiva of the eye
Chemosis
Abnormal softness of the bones of the skull
Craniomalacia
A dry sound like that of grating the ends of a fractured bone
Crepitation
Termination of atrial or ventricular involuntary muscular contractions by electrical shock
Defibrillation
Widespread formation of thromboses in the microciriculation, mainly within the capillaries. It is a secondary complication of a wide variety of disorders.
Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation
Disquiet; restlessness; malaise
Dysphoria
Abnormality of development
Dysplasia
A bacterial intracellular parasite of WBCs and epithelial cells of animals or humans and require a vector for transmission
Ehrlichia
Nosebleed
Epistaxis
An increase in the number of RBCs in the blood
Erythrocythemia
A slough produced by a thermal burn, by a corrosive application or by gangrene
Eschar
A solvent used as an antifreeze, ingestion can cause CNS depression, vomiting, hypotension, coma, and death
Ethylene Glycol
A fluid with a high content of protein and cellular debris which has escaped from blood vessels and has been deposited in tissues or on tissue surfaces, usually as a result of inflammation
Exudate
Having a rank, disagreeable smell
Fetid
An emergency problem of deep chested dogs resulting in distension and twisting of the stomach
Gastric Dilatation and Volvulus
A malignant tumor of vascular origin, formed by proliferation of endothelial tissue lining irregular vascular channels
Hemangiosarcoma
The discharge of blood in the urine
Hematuria
Of uniform quality, composition or structure throughout
Homogeneous
Within a sheath; through the sheath of the spinal cord into the subarachnoid space
Intrathecal
A swelling, normal or abnormal
Intumescence
Prolapse of one part of the intestine into the lumen of an immediately adjacent part
Intussusception
Deficiency of blood in a part, usually due to functional constriction or actual obstruction of a blood vessel
Ischemia
Icterus; yellowness of the skin, sclera, MM and excretions due to a hyperbilirubinemia and deposition of bile pigments
Jaundice
Loss of substance and scarring of the cornea resulting in a thin layer of tissue that bulges from the surface
Kerectasia
Dislocation
Luxation
Imperfect or disorders
Malassimilation
Something of crescent shape, as the concave or convex surface of a column of liquid in a pipette or buret, or a crescent shaped cartilage in the stifle joint
Meniscus
Excretion of sodium in the urine, particularly in excessive amounts
Natriuresis
To render dull, blunt or less acute, or to reduce alertness
Obtund
Diminished urine production and excretion in relation to fluid intake
Oliguria
Rupture of the umbilicus
Omphalorrhexis
Used as insecticides and anthelmintics
Organophosphates
Discharge from the ear
Otorrhea
The act of striking a part with short, sharp blows as an aid in diagnosing the condition of the underlying parts by the sound obtained
Percussion
A rhythmic wave
Pulse
Restriction of freedom of movement of apparently well individuals who have been exposed to infectious disease, which is imposed for the maximal incubation period of the disease
Quarantine
Caused by excess retention of carbon dioxide from the body, usually a result of hypoventilation
Respiratory Acidosis
Caused by excess loss of carbon dioxide from the body, usually a result of hyperventilation
Respiratory Alkalosis
Extensor hypertonia of the thoracic limbs and paraplegia resulting from acute, severe, compressive lesions of the TL spinal cord that remove the inhibitory effects of neurons in the lumbar spinal cord
Schiff- Sherringtion syndrome
A fragment of a RBC, commonly observed in the blood of hemolytic anemias
Schistocytes
Blood poisoning; systemic disease associated with the presence and persistence of pathogenic microorganisms or their toxins in the blood
Septicemia
Rapid succession of seizures, without intervals of consciousness; brain damage may result
Status Epilepticus
Entry of air into the pleural cavity form a bronchus, but cannot regain entry into the bronchus, in sufficient quantity to cause collapse of the lung
Tension Pneumothorax
Creation of an opening into the "windpipe" through the neck, with insertion of an indwelling tube to facilitate passage of air or evacuation of secretions
Tracheostomy
A fluid with low content of protein, cells or solid materials derived from cells
Transudate
Also known as "hardware disease"
Traumatic Reticuloperitonitis
A condition of ingrowing hairs about and orifice, or ingrowing eyelashes
Trichiasis
Insensible; incapable of responding to sensory stimuli and of having subjective experiences
Unconscious