Test #2 Vocab (Board Class)

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  1. variation in RBC size; without even cell size
    anisocytosis
  2. presence of small, blue staining granules in the erythrocyte
    basophilic stippling
  3. avian neutrophil
    heterophil
  4. "against worms"; therefore a drug used to remove worms
    anthelmintic
  5. generally used for removing lungworm larvae from small amounts of feces
    baermann technique
  6. commonly called tapeworms; flat, segmented worms
    cestode
  7. ELISA stands for...
    Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay
  8. any organism in which a parasite lives during its larval or nonreproductive stage
    intermediate host
  9. infestation by mites
    mange
  10. dark tarry stool
    melena
  11. free living or parasitic unsegmented worms, usually cylindrical and elongated in shape and tapering at the eemitiestrx
    nematode
  12. a stage of the life cycle of coccidial parasites, it contains a zygote and under specific conditions sporulates to become a mature infective oocyst. it can remain infective for long periods in dry conditions
    oocysts
  13. one in which the parasite does not develop to adult, remains alive for long periods, and does not rely on host exclusively to complete its life cycle
    paratenic host
  14. occurs when worms have not yet developed to mature adults; therefore no eggs are being shed and a diagnosis is not possible by fecal examination or other laboratory methods
    prepatent period (ppp)
  15. group of parasites that are hermaphroditic, have two suckers (oral and ventral), and require an intermediate host; commonly called flukes
    trematode
  16. increased level of urea i blood samples
    azotemia
  17. excess sodium in the blood
    hypernatremia
  18. salt depletion or abnormally low level of sodium in the blood
    hyponatremia
  19. growth of pathogenic organisms or abnormal cells distant from the primary site of development
    metastasis
  20. large amounts of fat in the stool
    steatorrhea
  21. a condition that results in calcium deposits in any soft tissue in the body, such as muscles, tendons, and nerves
    calcinosis
  22. age-related changes in brain function, causing certain behavioral changes
    cognitive dysfunction
  23. another term for fatty liver disease
    hepatic lipidosis
  24. essential amino acid that only cats require in their diet
    taurine
  25. obstruction of the esophagus with feedstuffs or foreign bodies. seen most often in the horse and cattle
    choke
  26. classification of a feedstuff. concentrate feeds include corn, milo, cottonseeds, barley, and wheat. concentrates are feeds that are low in fiber. a concentrate is divided into two categories: protein and energy
    concentrates
  27. inflamation of the tissue that attaches the hoof to the foot; also called laminitis. Founder is considered to be a more chronic condition, whereas laminitis is either acute or chronic
    founder
  28. leafy hay, such as alfalfa, red and white clover, birdsfoot trefoil, and vetch
    legumes
  29. reduction in feed particle size by chewing
    mastication
  30. amount of total feed provided to one animal during a 24 hour period for the desired productive purpose
    ration
  31. neonatal diarrhea
    scours
  32. ensiled chopped corn
    silage
  33. drug that inhibits the proliferation and maturation of malignant cells
    antineoplastic
  34. ear wax
    cerumen
  35. an intravenous solution containing starch or protein molecules
    colloid
  36. isotonic electrolyte solution
    crystalloid
  37. process of neutralizing polarity
    depolarization
  38. the resting phase of a heart
    depolarization phase of the cardiac cycle
  39. redness of the skin
    erythema
  40. malignant tumor of the blood vessels
    hemangiosarcoma
  41. disease that is transferred from one organ to an unrelated organ
    metastatic
  42. involuntary, rapid, horizontal or vertical movement of the eyeball
    nystagmus
  43. malignant tumor of bone cells
    osteosarcoma
  44. not through the gastrointestinal tract but via another route, such as intravenous
    parenteral
  45. premature heartbeats where the QRS complex usually has wide and bizarre complexes
    premature ventricular contraction (PVC)
  46. itching
    pruritus
  47. type of tumor that is highly malignant
    sarcoma

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