Veterinay Terminology

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HLW
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Veterinay Terminology
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2010-04-20 22:09:55
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SGU Clinical Orientation
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Terminology
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  1. Tachycardia
    elevated HR
  2. Bradycardia
    Decreased HR
  3. Tachypnea
    Elevated RR
  4. Hyperpnea
    Abnormal, deep and rapid breathing
  5. borborygmi
    normal GI sounds asculted with a stethoscope on the abd
  6. Percussion
    Method of medical diagnosis i which various areas of the body, especially the thorax and sinuses, are tapped to determine by resonance the condition of the internal organs and structures
  7. Ballottement
    • A palpatory technique for detecting or examining a floating object in the body
    • (Detect late term fetus)
  8. Succussion
    • Act/process of shaking violently, especially as a method of diagnosis to detect the presence of fluid and air in a body cavity
    • (Displaced abomasum)
  9. -itis
    inflammation
  10. -osis
    • abnormal condition
    • (cyanosis- blue b/c cold or low O2)
  11. -ectomy
    To remove
  12. -ostomy
    • to make a "mouth"
    • (Colostomy)
  13. a/an
    • without, none
    • (anemia)
  14. micro
    small
  15. stomy
    mouth
  16. macro
    Large
  17. mega/-megaly
    enlarged
  18. scopy/-scopic
    to look/observe

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