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  1. DVM/VMD
    Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Veterinary Medical Doctor
  2. LVT, RVT
    Licensed Veterinary Technician, Registered Veterinary Technician
  3. AALAS, LAT
    American Association of Lab Animal Science, Lab Animal Technician (4 levels of certification)
  4. VTNE
    Veterinary Technician National Examination
  5. AVMA
    American Veterinary Medical Association
  6. CVTEA
    Council on Veterinary Technology Education and Activities
  7. NAVTA
    North American Veterinary Technology Association
  8. VIN/VSPN
    • Veterinary Information Network (for vets)
    • Veterinary Support Personelle Network (VT equivalent)
  9. BARH
    Bright, alert, responsive, hydrated
  10. MM p/m
    mucous membrane pink and moist
  11. a-, an-
    without


    afebrile - without fever
  12. ab-
    away from the center body


    ab-ductor
  13. ad-
    toward the center body

    ad-ductor
  14. Anti-
    against
  15. antisepsis
    against infection
  16. ante-
    before or in front of
  17. antemortem
    before death
  18. ambi-
    both
  19. amphi-, ampho-
    both
  20. circum-
    around
  21. circumflex
    winding around
  22. de-
    remove
  23. dehydrate
    remove water
  24. dissect
    cut apart
  25. dis-
    apart
  26. dys-
    bad, painful, abnormal
  27. dysfunction
    works abnormally
  28. ex-
    remove
  29. exo-
    outward, out from
  30. endo-
    within, inside
  31. exsanguinate
    remove all the blood from
  32. exostosis
    bony outgrowth (bone spur)
  33. endoscopy
    take a look inside
  34. epi-
    over, upon, on top of
  35. eu-
    good, well, healthy
  36. extra-
    outside
  37. hemi-
    half
  38. epiglottis
    over the opening between the vocal chords
  39. Euthanasia
    good death
  40. eupneic
    breathing normally
  41. extraocular
    outside the eye
  42. hemiplegia
    paralysis of one side of the body
  43. hyper-
    more than normal
  44. hypo-
    less than normal
  45. infra-
    underneath
  46. inter-
    in between
  47. hyperthermic, hypothermic
    febrile, low body temperature
  48. infrastructure
    the foundation (the part beneath everything else)
  49. Interdigital
    between the digits
  50. Intra-
    within
  51. meso-
    middle
  52. meta-
    beyond
  53. micro-
    small
  54. intraocular
    within the eye
  55. mesoderm
    middle layer of skin
  56. metacarpus
    the bone beyond the carpus
  57. microscopic
    something that is very small
  58. neo-
    new
  59. pan-
    all, everything
  60. para-
    next to, to one side
  61. peri-
    around
  62. neonate
    newborn
  63. panzootic
    involving all animals
  64. parathyroid
    the gland beside the thyroid
  65. pericardium
    tissue around the heart
  66. per-
    through
  67. poly
    many
  68. post-
    after
  69. pre-
    before
  70. permeable
    can go through
  71. polydactyl
    many digits (too many--more than usual)
  72. postrenal
    after the kidneys
  73. prerenal
    before the kidneys
  74. infarct
    clot that bursts
  75. pseudo-
    false
  76. re-
    return
  77. retro-
    back, behind
  78. semi-
    half
  79. pseudocyst
    false cyst
  80. reflux
    return of fluids from where they were supposed to go
  81. retropharyngeal
    back of throat
  82. semilunar
    half-moon shaped
  83. sub-
    under, beneath
  84. super-
    above
  85. sym-
    together
  86. trans-
    across
  87. ultra-
    high, above
  88. sublingual
    beneath the tongue
  89. suprarenal
    above the kidney
  90. symbiosis
    living together
  91. transection
    cut across
  92. ultrasonic
    very high-pitched sound
  93. -ac, -al, -ic, -ous, -tic
    of or related to
  94. cardiac
    relating to the heart
  95. basal
    related to the base, bottom
  96. pathologic
    relating to abnormality
  97. mucous
    material covered in mucus
  98. acoustic
    relating to sound
  99. -algia
    pain
  100. myalgia
    muscle pain
  101. neuralgia
    nerve pain
  102. -ate
    having, acting upon
  103. caudate
    having a tail
  104. -centesis
    inserting a needle to withdraw fluid
  105. Thoracocentesis
    puncturing of thorax for sample
  106. -cule/culum
    small
  107. reticulum
    small network, as the tendons of a dog's foot
  108. -cyte
    cell
  109. Leukocyte
    white blood cell
  110. Prion
    disease-causing organism smaller than a bacteria or a virus
  111. copro-
    feces
  112. ceph-
    head
  113. en-
    within or inside
  114. meta-
    through or beyond
  115. -ectomy
    surgical removal
  116. onychectomy
    surgical removal of a part of a digit (declaw)
  117. -emesis
    vomit
  118. hematemesis
    vomiting blood
  119. -emia
    condition in blood
  120. hyperphosphatemia
    excess phosphorus in blood
  121. -ia/iasis/osis/sis
    condition of
  122. dermatosis
    a skin condition
  123. anemia
    decreased RBCs
  124. Trichiasis
    the condition of hair in a place it shouldn't be (specifically, rubbing against the globe of the eye)
  125. -oid
    appearance of
  126. -genesis
    origins
  127. -gram
    written record
  128. -graph
    machine that records
  129. -itis
    inflammation
  130. -logy
    study of
  131. -oma
    growth or tumor
  132. -penia
    deficiency, lack
  133. fibroid
    having a fibrous appearance
  134. pathogenesis
    origin and development of problem
  135. electrocardiogram
    a graph of heart function
  136. electrocardiograph
    the machine that does the graphing
  137. sinusitis
    inflammation of the sinuses
  138. osteology
    the study of bones
  139. sarcoma
    tumor of sarcoid tissue
  140. lymphopenia
    deficiency of lymphocytes
  141. -cytosis
    too many cells
  142. -pexy
    fixation
  143. -phagy
    eating, swallowing
  144. -phobia
    fear, intolerance
  145. leukocytosis
    too many WBCs
  146. Gastropexy
    surgically fixing the stomach to the body wall
  147. coprophagy
    eating feces
  148. dysphagia
    difficult or painful swallowing
  149. photophobia
    fear/intolerance to light
  150. -plasia
    form or state
  151. -pnea
    breathing
  152. -rrhea
    flowing, watery stool
  153. -stomy
    making a surgical hole and leaving it open
  154. -tomy
    cutting a surgical hole
  155. tome-
    instrument
  156. lipi-, lipo-
    fat
  157. metaplasia
    changing from one form or state to another
  158. dyspnea
    abnormal breathing
  159. diarrhea
    flowing (watery) feces
  160. colostopy
    surgical hole in the colon
  161. tracheotomy
    cutting into the trachea
  162. osteotome
    bone-cutting instrument
  163. Lipoma
    benign accumulation of fatty tissue
  164. deca
    times 10
  165. hecto
    times 100
  166. kilo
    times 1000
  167. mega
    times one million
  168. giga
    times one billion
  169. deci
    1/10
  170. centi
    1/100
  171. milli
    1/1000
  172. micro
    1/1,000,000
  173. nano
    1/1,000,000,000
  174. 1 meter (feet)
    3.3 feet
  175. 1 kilogram (pounds)
    2.2 pounds
  176. 1 liter (gallons)
    0.26 gallons
  177. Dose
    amount given (50 mg, 2 pills, etc.)
  178. dosing
    how the drug is given (PO, ID, IM; also when, BID, qD, q24h, EOD)
  179. dosage
    how to figure out how much is to be given (25mg/kg)
  180. 1st school of vet med was in
    lyon, France

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