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Avian
pertaining to or relating to birds.
neuralgia
acute pain of a nerve.
protease
a protein splitting enzyme
chordate
having a backbone
insecticide
agent that kills insects
corpuscle
any small mass or body
enteroclysis
washing or irrigation of small intestine
enterectasia
dilation of the small intestine
ovariohysterectomy
surgical removal of the ovaries and the uterus
patella
small bone located in front of the knee joint; kneecap
toxemia
toxic substances in the blood
hypothermia
a condition of subnormal body temperature.
chloroform
chlorine-containing liquid used as a veterinary anesthetic.
bovine
cowlike
gastroenteritis
inflammation of the stomach and intestine
epilepsy
disease of nervous system marked by seizures.
paralysis
loss of the ability to move.
mucoid
resembling mucus.
bronchiole
small branch of the bronchus (air tube)
hematology
the study of bloos and blood-forming organs.
hematoma
a swelled area filled with blood.
menorrhagia
profuse menses
colporrhaphy
suture of the vagina
cardiorrhexis
rupture of the heart
diarrhea
abnormally frequent intestinal discharge.
thrombosis
clot formation in a blood vessel
cancerous
having signs of cancer
neuropathy
nerve disorder
paraplegic
paralyzed in both rear limbs.
dyspnea
difficult breathing
hemostasis
control of bleeding
dermatome
instrument for cutting skin
valvular
related to a valve (ie heart)
herbivorous
plant eating
abiotic
without life
abduct
move a body part away from trunk
anaerobic
without oxygen
anabolism
constructive phase of metabolism
antebrachium
forearm
anterolateral
the front of the side
antibiotic
bacteria fighting substance
autonomic nervous system
part of nervous system controlling involuntary actions.
carbohydrate
chemical compound containing carbon, hydrogen, and oxygen
circumrenal
around the kidney
compress
folded cloth applied to body part; congenital acquired during development in the uterus; coronary having to do with the heart
contraindication
condition making a certain treatment inadvisable.
cuticle
outer layer of skin
cystitis
inflammation of the bladder
decalcify
remove calcium from
diaphraghm
muscle separating the chest and abdomen
dissect
disasseble
dyspepsia
indigestion....pepsis=digestion
pepsis
digestion
edentata
order of animals without teeth
ectoderm
outer layer of skin
efferent neuron
nerve carrying messages away from the brain
excrete
discharge wastes from the body
exoskeleton
outer skeleton on many invertibrates such as insects.
encyst
to enclose in a cyst
endoenzyme
enzyme functioning inside cells
entozoa
internal animal parasites
epicardium
tissue covering the heart
euthanasia
easy death; killing for merciful reasons
extracellular
occuring outside of cells
forelimb
front leg
heterochromia
a differece in color such as in the eyes
homeostasis
maintaining a steady internal environment
homogeneous
same quality composistion or structure throughout.
hyperthyroidism
overactive thyroid
hypodermic
administered beneath the skin
incontinent
unable to control urinal discharge
infracostal
below the ribs
interrenal
tissue between the kidneys
intrauterine
within the uterus
isothermal
equality of temperature.
macroscopic
large enough to be viewed by the naken eye.
megadose
large dose of vitamins or medication
malignant
tending to become progressively worse and result in death.
medication
substance used to cure or relieve illness or pain
mediodorsal
toward the middle back
mesentery
sheets of tissue located in the middle of the body, supporting the small intestines.
metabolism
chemical changes and processes in living bodies
neonatal
having to do with the newborn
parietal
relating to the walls of a body part or cavity
parasite
organism living in or on another organism
pernicious anemia
severe anemia
anemia
blood deficiencey
peripheral nervous system
part of the nervous system outside the central nervous system
posterior
caudal or dorsal part of an animal
precursor
substance from which another substance is formed
prostate
gland in front of the male urethra
restrain
hold an animal back
retrolingual
behind the tongue
subacute
less acute (as in subacute pain)
superinfection
reinfection with the same bacteria, fungus, or virus
suparenal
situated above the kidneys
symptom
reaction or indication that goes along with disease
synapse
point at which two nerve endings come close together
transfusion
transfer of fluid through a needle into a vein or atery