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  1. Failure to relax of the smooth muscle fibers of the GIT at any junction of one part with another
    Achalasia
  2. Removal of the anal sacs
    Anal sacculectomy
  3. Compression of the heart due to collection of fluid or blood in the pericardial sac
    Cardiac tamponade
  4. Surgical repair of a lip defect
    Cheiloplasty
  5. Surgical excision of the gallbladder
    Cholecystectomy
  6. Incision of the biliary tract for removal of gallstones
    Cholelithotomy
  7. Surgical fixation or suspension of the colon, usually to the dorsolateral abdominal wall to prevent reoccuring rectal prolapse.
    Colopexy
  8. A circumscribed pouch or sac occuring normally or created by herniation of the lining mucous membrane through a defect in the muscular coat of a tubular organ.
    Diverticulum
  9. Difficulty walking, especially that due to a nervous lesion
    Dysbasia
  10. Difficult or painful evacuation of feces from the rectum
    Dyschezia
  11. Fluid-filled, painless, subcutaneous swelling over the point of the elbow involving the formation of a false bursa.
    Elbow hygroma
  12. Reconstructive repair of the vulva
    Episioplasty
  13. Incision of the vulvar orifice to expose the vulva and vagina
    Episiotomy
  14. Surgical incision of the esophagus.
    Esophagotomy
  15. Loss of stability of the chest wall due to multiple rib fractures or detachment of the sternum to the ribs as a result of a severe crushing chest injury
    Flail chest
  16. The persistent sequential occurance of focal supportive inflammation of the skin and sucutaneous tissues, enclosing a central slough or core over a period of weeks and months.
    Furunculosis
  17. Surgical fixation of the stomach, most commonly to the abdominal wall as means of preventing reoccurence of GDV
    Gastropexy
  18. Surgical excision of part or all the tongue
    Glossectomy
  19. Removal of the vertebral lamina on one side only
    Hemilaminectomy
  20. Surgical excision of the pituitary gland
    Hypophysectomy
  21. Developmental anomaly in the male in which the urethra opens on the underside of the penis or on the perineum.
    Hypospadias
  22. Tumor of the beta cells of the Islets of Langerhans ; although usually benign, it is one of the chief causes of hypoglycemia
    Insulinoma
  23. Surgical incision of the sclera and the edge of the iris in glaucoma
    Iridosclerotomy
  24. Obstruction or closure of the larynx
    Laryngemphraxis
  25. Idiopathic necrosis and lysis of the femoral head; occurs in young, small breed dogs
    Legg-calve-perthes disease
  26. Acute or chronic aggregation of lymph fluid in local tissues caused by obstruction to flow in lymphatic vessels or through lymph nodes
    Lymphedema
  27. The surgical incision of the mandible
    Mandibulectomy
  28. Surgical removal of mammary gland tissue
    Mastectomy
  29. Surgical removal ot the maxilla
    Maxillectomy
  30. Incision of the tympanic membrane
    Myringotomy
  31. Surgical removal of a kidney
    Nephrectomy
  32. Surgical excision of the ovaries and uterus
    Oophorohysterectomy
  33. Abnormal, tube-like passage between the nose and mouth cavities; occurs most commonly in dogs with advanced periodontal disease of the maxillary canine tooth.
    Oronasal fistula
  34. Inflammation of the bone and cartilage resulting in the splitting off of a piece of articular cartilage due to a fissure formation in an area of dysplastic subarticular cartilage so that it forms a flap or separates completely and falls into the joint space (joint mice)
    Osteochondritis dissecans
  35. Inflammation of bone, localized or generalized, due to a pyogenic infection.  It may result in bone destruction, in stiffening of joints if the infection spreads to the joints, and, in extreme cases occuring before the growth period, in the shortening of limbs if the growth center is destroyed
    Osteomyelitis
  36. Inflammation of every part of a bone; a self-limiting disease of young, large breed dogs especially GSD, characterized clinically by shifting leg lameness
    Panosteitis
  37. Inability to retract the penix because of swollen state, or because of constriction of the preputial opening
    Paraphimosis
  38. Defect in the pelvic diaphragm that permits deviation of the rectum and protrusion of pelvic fat and abdominal contents, particularly the prostate and urinary bladder
    Perineal hernia
  39. Creation of a permanant opening for the urethra in the perineum
    Perineal urethrostomy
  40. A thin ventral sheet of preputial skin and connective tissue forming a fold under the penis and connecting its ventral raphe with the preputial mucosa
    Persistent frenulum
  41. Surgical fixation of the penis, e.g. as performed to create a teaser bull, or to correct a cronically prolapsed penis in the horse
    Phallopexy
  42. Constriction of the orifice of the prepuce so that it cannot be drawn back over the glans
    Phimosis
  43. Persistent abnormal erection of the penis, accomanied by pain and tenderness
    Priapism
  44. Forward displacement or bulging, especially the eye
    Proptosis
  45. Incision of the renal pelvis to remove calculi
    Pyelolithotomy
  46. Cystic enlargement beneath the tongue due to obstruction and dilatation of the sublingual or submaxillary gland
    Ranula
  47. Discharge or escape of saliva into the subcutaneous tissue following an injury to a salivary gland or duct
    Salivary mucocele
  48. Surgical removal of the sac containing the testicles
    Scrotal ablation
  49. Brown or rust colored deposits of iron and calcium that may be found on the splenic surface
    Siderotic plaques
  50. Nostrils marked by abnormal narrowing or constriction
    Stenotic nares
  51. Abnormal narrowing of a duct or passage
    Stricture
  52. Suture of a portion of or the entire upper and lower eyelids for the purpose of shortening or closing the palpebral fissure
    Tarsorrhaphy
  53. Congenital defect of the heart that combines four structural anomalies: pulmonary stenosis, VSD, desplacement of the aorta to the righ, and right ventricular hypertrophy
    Tetralogy of fallot
  54. Surgical reconstruction of a nipple or teat
    Theleplasty
  55. Surgical incision into the chest wall; may be intercostals, by rib resection or trans-sternal
    Thoracotomy
  56. Surgical removal of the thyroid gland
    Thyroidectomy
  57. Creation of an opening into the trachea through the neck, with insertion of an indwelling tube to facilitate passage of air or evacuation of secretions
    Tracheostomy
  58. Triangular area
    Trigone
  59. Removal of cecum
    Typhlectomy
  60. Incision of a ureter to remove calculus
    Ureterolithotomy

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