VET1055FINAL

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  1. Onychectomy
    declaw
  2. Epistaxis
    nosebleed
  3. Emetic
    induces vomiting
  4. Cystocentesis
    collecting urine via needle placed in the urinary bladder
  5. Veinipuncture
    collection of blood from a vein
  6. Palpation
    "to feel"
  7. Idiopathic
    unknown cause
  8. Nosocomial Infection
    infection that is result of treatment in a hospital or facility
  9. Zoonosis
    disease that can be spread from animals to humans
  10. Pruritis
    Itching
  11. Icteric/Jaundice
    yellow discoloration of the skin
  12. Febrile
    high fever
  13. Anthelmintic
    drugs used to treat infections with parasitic worms
  14. Analgesic
    pain killer
  15. Otitis
    inflammation of the ear
  16. PRN
    as needed
  17. NPO
    nothing by mouth
  18. HX
    history
  19. DX
    diagnosis
  20. PO
    by mouth
  21. TID
    three times per day
  22. OU
    both eyes
  23. IOP
    interocular pressure
  24. OS
    left eye
  25. OD
    right eye
  26. AU
    both ears
  27. AD
    right ear
  28. AS
    left ear
  29. RBC
    red blood cell
  30. CRT
    capillary refill time
  31. WBC
    white blood cell
  32. gtt
    drop
  33. NSAID
    non steroidal anti-inflammatory drug

    ex: Rimadyl
  34. mL
    milliliter
  35. Chondr/o
    cartilage
  36. Stomat/o
    mouth
  37. Adren/o
    adreno glands
  38. Opt/o
    eye
  39. Nephr/o
    kidney
  40. Myel/o
    spinal cord/bone marrow "white substance"
  41. The pulse rate should be taken from here.
    Femoral Artery
  42. Heart Enlargement
    Cardiomegaly
  43. A deficiency in blood supply usually caused by mechanical means.
    Ishemia
  44. If you are instructed to give a medication IP, you inject it where?
    abdomin
  45. Radiograph taken with air in the bladder
    pneumocystography
  46. Suffix that means separation or breaking
    -lysis
  47. Leukopenia
    decrease in the number of white blood cells
  48. Protrusion of a body part through a tissue that normally contains it is a ____.
    Hernia
  49. Freely movable joints
    Diarthroses or Synovial joints
  50. Abnormal condition or disease of muscle
    myopathy
  51. Abnormal accumulation of fluid in a body cavity
    Ascites
  52. Incontinence
    inability to control
  53. Inflammation of the mouth
    stomatitis
  54. Retrograde
    going backward
  55. Stable internal enviroment of the body
    homeostasis
  56. An animal with prolonged CRT may have a decrease in ______.
    Perfusion (adaquate blood circulation)
  57. To diagnose a tumor in the nasal cavity, a patient may need what procedure?
    Rhinosopy
  58. An animal vomits while in dorsal recumbency during a procedure. You should be worried about the possibility of what?
    asphyxiation
  59. An animal with fleas is likely to have ______.
    pruritis
  60. A patient presents with hairloss resulting in hairless patches. What problem should be on its medical record?
    Alopecia
  61. Cataracts are cause by what?
    Thickening of the lens
  62. Otitis externa is:
    inflammation of the outer ear and ear canal
  63. A patient who is anemic has what?
    decresed RBC production
  64. Interstitial means:
    in between
  65. A machine which spins samples very rapidly to separate elements based on wieght
    centrifuge
  66. A medication that is a prophylactic is used to:
    prevent disease
  67. Suffix for "surgically cutting out"
    -ectomy
  68. QD
    every day
  69. Eating feces
    Coprophagia
  70. Excess fat in feces
    Steatorrhea
  71. Mastication refers to
    chewing
  72. Decreased production of urine
    Oliguria
  73. Inflammation of the urinary bladder
    Cystitis
  74. What is an electrocardiogram?
    • (EKG)
    • evaluates electrical activity of the heart
  75. The veterinarian aspirates pus from the chest of a cat.
    What is the term for this condition called?
    What is the name of the procedure?
    • Pleural Effusion
    • Thoracentesis
  76. Slow heartbeat
    Bradycardia
  77. Term that describes drinking more water than usual
    Polydipsia (PD)
  78. What is the correct term for heart muscle disease, which is common in small animals?
    Cariomyopathy
  79. Not eating
    Anorexia
  80. The term for "without coordination" or "stumbling"
    ataxia
  81. Conscious proprioceptive deficit is commonly called:
    knuckling
  82. Corner of the eye
    Canthus
  83. Papillary dilation
    mydriasis
  84. The instrument used to visually examine the ear is known as the
    otoscope
  85. Hemostasis
    blood clotting
  86. Examination of the components of urine
    Urinalysis
  87. Increased frequency of urination
    Pollakuria
  88. Increased production of urine
    Pollydipsea (PD)
  89. Increased respiratory rate
    Hyperpnea
  90. Removing unhealthy tissue to promote healing in a wound
    Debriding
  91. Abnormally low blood glucose level
    Hypoglycemia
  92. Not as active as usual
    lethargic
  93. Conscious proprioception is
    coordinating movement
  94. Ear wax
    storrhea
  95. Low red blood cell count
    anemia
  96. Breaking down RBC, abnormal
    Hemolysis
  97. Substance that prevents clotting
    Anticoagulant
  98. Low body temp
    Hypothermic
  99. Device to sterilize equipment
    autoclave
  100. Open mouth breathing in cats is a sign of
    dyspnea
  101. Normal TPR Cat
    • 100.5-102.5
    • 140-220
    • 24-42
    • <2 sec.
    • pink
  102. Normal TPR Dog
    • 99.5-102.5
    • 60-180
    • 10-30
    • <2 sec
    • pink
  103. Blue MM color
    • Cyanosis
    • Hypoxia (lack of oxygen)
  104. Yellow MM Color
    • Jaundice/Icteric
    • Increased Billeruben, Liver Disease
  105. Red MM Color
    • Hyperemia
    • Septicema
  106. White MM Color
    Anemia
  107. NEEDLES
    Red
    Blue
    Grey
    Green
    Pink
    • Red 25
    • Blue 22
    • Pink 20
    • Green 18
    • Grey 16
  108. Normal Urine Output
    1-2 ml/kg/hour
  109. Lymphnodes
    improtant for proper functioning of the immune system
  110. Signalment
    animal discription includes species, breed, age, and reproductive status
  111. Fainting
    Syncope
  112. Neurotransmitter in the brain, has role in female reproduction (contractions)
    Oxytocin
  113. Adrenal insufficiency
    Addison's Disease
  114. Blue coloration of the skin
    cyanosis
  115. Cardi/o
    heart
  116. Force exerted on the walls of blood vessels by circulating blood
    blood pressure
  117. Contraction phase of the heartbeat
    Systole
  118. Below normal levels of oxygen
    hypoxia
  119. Erthrocytes of abnormal shape
    Poikilocytosis
  120. The reaction of red blood cells to stain
    Polychromasia
  121. Type of WBC
    Inject foreign substance in the body
    Circular nucleus
    Monocyte
  122. Small cell
    Microcyte
  123. Large cell
    Macrocytic
  124. More than normal color in cells
    Hyperchromic
  125. Cells have less color than normal
    hypochromic
  126. Unequal cell size
    Anisocytosis
  127. From the lymph nodes
    Takes up most of cell
    Greyish/Blue
    Lymphocyte
  128. Distinctive red/pink staining cytoplasmic granules
    Segmented Nucleus
    Eosinophil
  129. Immature
    Segmented nucleaus
    Sandy Grains
    Neutrophil
  130. Segmented nucleus
    Blue Granules
    Basophil

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