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  1. ability of an organism to cause disease
    virulence
  2. round
    cocci
  3. rod-shaped
    bacilli
  4. spiral, tightly coiled
    spirochete
  5. oval body
    endospore
  6. small rod-shaped, transmitted by lice, fleas, ticks, and mites
    rickettsia
  7. caused by treatment or by veterinarian
    Iatrogenic
  8. unknown cause
    Idiopathic
  9. microorganism that causes disease
    pathogen
  10. study of serum, antigens and antibodies
    serology
  11. assessment-- tells # of organisms, cells or amount of chemical substances in blood
    assay
  12. Complete Blood Count -# of thrombocytes, red and white cells per cubic mm
    CBC
  13. # of sec it takes for plasma to coagulate
    prothrombin time
  14. uses dyes
    immunoflourescence
  15. group of tests on serum
    panel, profile or screen
  16. caused by pathogenic organisms
    infectious
  17. not caused by organisms i.e. traumatic, genetic, or iatrogenic
    noninfectious
  18. picked up from facility or clinic
    nosocomial infection
  19. can be passed from animal to animal by direct or indirect contact
    communicable, contagious
  20. # of cases in a population at one time
    prevalence
  21. prevention
    prophylaxis
  22. condition that is a consequence of another disease
    sequela
  23. w/out signs of a disease
    subclinical
  24. lacking resistance
    susceptible
  25. transfer from one animal to the next
    • i.e. bloodborne, sexual, airborne, fecal-oral
    • transmission
  26. can be transferred from animal to human
    zoonotic
  27. physical exam
    PE
  28. temperature, pulse, respiration
    TPR
  29. history
    Hx
  30. fracture
    Fx
  31. biopsy
    Bx
  32. diagnosis
    Dx
  33. tentative diagnosis
    TDx
  34. differential diagnosis
    DDx
  35. treatment
    Tx
  36. prescription
    Rx
  37. surgery
    Sx
  38. rule in/ rule out
    RI/RO
  39. blood pressure
    BP
  40. mucous membranes
    MM
  41. capillary refill time
    CRT
  42. urinalysis
    UA
  43. urine specific gravity
    USG
  44. total plasma protein
    TPP
  45. packed cell volume
    PCV
  46. hematocrit
    Hct
  47. prothrombin time
    PT
  48. partial thromboplastin time
    PTT
  49. too numerous to count
    TNTC
  50. high power field
    HPF
  51. low power field
    LPF
  52. produces effect by binding to receptor
    agonist
  53. binds to receptor so other agonists can't
    antagonist
  54. contraindicated
    recommended NOT to use
  55. electrically charged
    Ionized
  56. rigidity caused by fluid content
    turgor
  57. intradermal
    ID
  58. intramuscular
    IM
  59. intravenous
    IV
  60. subcutaneous
    SC, SQ, subQ or subC
  61. once daily
    sid
  62. twice daily
    bid
  63. three times daily
    tid
  64. four times daily
    qid
  65. nothing orally nothing per os
    NPO
  66. orally
    PO
  67. as needed
    prn
  68. every
    q
  69. every other day
    qod or eod
  70. day
    d
  71. hour
    h
  72. breaks up mucus
    mucolytic
  73. used to dilate pupils
    mydriatic agent
  74. used to constrict pupils
    miotic
  75. reduces coughing
    antitussive
  76. reduces fever
    antipyretic
  77. reduces itchiness
    antipruritic
  78. works against intestinal worms
    antihelmintic
  79. removal of foreign matter or contaminated tissue
    debridgement
  80. opening of a surgical wound
    dehiscence
  81. to cut up
    dissect
  82. removal of a whole organ, usually the eye
    enucleation
  83. to surgically remove
    excise
  84. to surgically cut into
    incise
  85. irrigation of tissue with fluid
    lavage
  86. accumulation of serum under the sight of a surgical incision
    seroma
  87. removal of a mass
    lumpectomy
  88. perforation
    fenestration
  89. remove entire mass
    excisional biopsy
  90. cut into mass and remove a piece for analysis
    incisional biopsy
  91. use a needle to poke into mass and remove sample
    needle biopsy
  92. examination of a dead animal to determine cause of death and any other disease or injury that is present
    necropsy
  93. lacrimal apparatus
    lacrim/o, dacry/o
  94. uneven
    anis/o
  95. double
    dipl/o
  96. color
    chrom/o
  97. turning
    -tropia
  98. outward
    exo-
  99. inward
    eso-
  100. suturing eyelids together
    tarsorrhapy
  101. squamous cell carcinoma
    SCC
  102. nucleated red blood cells
    NRBC
  103. mast cell tumor
    MCT
  104. malignant growth of the connective tissue
    sarcoma
  105. malignant growth of the epithelial cells
    carcinoma
  106. formation
    -poiesis
  107. bone marrow
    myel/o
  108. eat
    -phage
  109. decreased
    -penia
  110. increased
    -philia, -cytosis
  111. breakdown
    lysis
  112. fat
    lip/o
  113. immun/o
    protection
  114. non-cancerous
    benign
  115. cancerous
    malignant
  116. the study of tumors
    oncology
  117. pathogenic growth distant from the primary tumor
    metastasis
  118. lymph/o
    lymph or lymphatic system
  119. excessive tear production
    epiphora
  120. involuntary movement of the eyelid
    blepharospasm
  121. abnormal condition of two rows of eyelashes, can cause conjunctival injury
    distichiasis
  122. keratoconjunctivitis sicca "dry eye"
    KCS
  123. intraocular pressure
    IOP
  124. red blood cells
    erythrocytes
  125. red
    erythr/o
  126. white
    leuk/o
  127. clot
    thromb/o
  128. platelets
    thrombocytes

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