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Exotic Vocab
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  1. areas of hair loss obtained from other animals housed in the same enclosure
    Barbering
  2. hysterectomy delivered animals raised in a controlled microbial environment
    Barrier Animal
  3. animals raised in normal environmental conditions
    Conventional Animal
  4. animals free of any detectable microorganisms and parasites
    Axenic Animal
  5. research takes place in an artificial environment
    In Vitro
  6. research performed in a living animal
    In Vivo
  7. animals that receive the experiment
    Experimental Group
  8. animals which nothing is done to them (used with the experimental and sham groups)
    Control Group
  9. animals given placebos (used with the experimental and control groups)
    Sham Group
  10. the study of animals with known microflora and fauna
    Gnotobiology
  11. animals that have carefully defined microbial flora (taken from C-section)
    Gnotobiotic Animals
  12. using the barrier technique to control microflora of lab animals
    Gnotobiotics
  13. a temporary waxy plug consisting of dried semen and vaginal mucus that confirms breeding has taken. Seen approximately 24 hours after copulation
    Vaginal Plug
  14. kills bacteria
    Bactericide
  15. inhibits growth of bacteria
    Bacteriostat
  16. kills everything
    Biocide
  17. destroys infectious agents from surfacs
    Disenfectant
  18. kills fungus
    Fungicide
  19. lowers bacterial organisms to a safe level
    Sanitizer
  20. kills spores
    Sporcide
  21. kills microorganisms
    Sterilant
  22. kills viruses
    Virocide
  23. long lasting but accumulates in the environment
    Residual Pesticides
  24. kill fast bus is short acting
    Non-Residual Pesticides
  25. surgery on a living animal for psychological or pathologic investigation
    Vivisection
  26. all females housed together will have depressed estrous cycles, but when a male is added to the cage all the females will come into estrus within 3 days
    Whitten Effect
  27. when a bred female is exposed to a strange male within 24 hours and does not become pregnant
    Bruce Effect
  28. located behind the eye of the rodent and secretes a red tinged substance
    Harderian Gland
  29. abnormal growth of the teeth, the teeth do not line up
    Malocclusion
  30. occurs when the mother is inexperienced, stressed, or when the nest is disturbed
    Cannibalism
  31. at least 20 consecutive brother/sister breedings
    Inbred
  32. can be any infectious agent, non-living substance, or procedure that endangers living tissue
    Biohazard
  33. the room the animal is housed in
    Macro Environment
  34. the cage in which the animal is housed in
    Micro Environment

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