AN SC 260 - Definitions 4

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AN SC 260 - Definitions 4
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Chapters 7 (second half), 9, 10
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  1. Macrominerals
    Minerals required in the diet at relatively high levels (>about 100 mg/d for humans); generally present in the body at >0.01% of body weight.
  2. Microminerals
    Minerals required in the diet at relatively low levels (<about 100 mg/d for humans);generally present in the body at <0.01% of body weight.
  3. Hydroxyapatite
    Main inorganic component of bone, making up ~70% of the weight of bone. ContainsCa, P, O and H.
  4. Parturient paresis
    Paralysis due to a sudden drop in blood Ca following onset of milk production; oftencalled “milk fever”.
  5. Nutritional Secondary Hyperparathyroidism
    Excessive bone resorption due to high levels ofparathyroid hormone release associated with long-term consumption of low Ca, high P diets.
  6. Pica
    Deranged appetite caused by specific mineral deficiencies.
  7. Metalloenzyme
    An enzyme that contains one or more metal atom as an integral part of its structure.
  8. Goiter
    Enlargement of the thyroid gland caused by an iodine deficiency.
  9. Feed intake regulation
    The interrelated mechanisms that attempt to regulate energy intake in relation toenergy expenditures.
  10. Hunger
    The complex of sensations which compels an animal to obtain food.
  11. Satiety
    The complex of sensations which compels an animal to stop eating.
  12. Palatability
    The degree of readiness with which a particular feed is selected and eaten.
  13. Ventromedial Nucleus
    Part of the hypothalamus that influences the animal to stop eating. Often referred to as the satiety centre.
  14. Lateral Nucleus
    Part of the hypothalamus that influences the animal to start eating. Often referred to as the hunger centre.
  15. Antinutritional Factor
    Natural components of feedstuffs that interfere with the digestion, absorption orutilization of nutrients or energy.
  16. Toxin
    A poisonous substance produced within living cells or organisms.
  17. Contaminants
    Material inadvertently included in a feed.
  18. Mycotoxins
    Toxins produced by molds that colonize crops.

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