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Aerophagic condition of gulping air, filling the stomach with air
analgesia without pain
Anomally an irregular finding
Arthrodesis Fusion of a joint
Celiotomy incision into the abdomen
Cholestasis stoppage of the bile flow
Craniotomy a cut into the cranium
Acyclic Without a cycle
Cystotomy incision into a cyst, usually denotes bladder
Cytology study of cells
polydactyly many digits- 6 clawed cats
Dental pertaining to the teeth
dermatophytosis condition of skin fungus
diploid resembling a double or two of the same
dorsal pertaining toward the vertebral column
duodenoscopy observing the duodenum
electrocautery burning by electricity or coagulating
encephalitis inflammation of the brain
enterotomy incision into intestines
esophagus structure that brings the food inward
geriatric pertaining to aged
Gingivitis inflammation of the gingiva
hypoglossal under the tongue
glucosuria Glucose in urine
Glycosuria Glucose in urine
Prognathic having a protruding jaw
hydrocephalic water on the brain. excessive fluid retention in cranium
ileocecal the area in which the ileum joins the cecum
ipsilateral on the same side
isometric measures the same
jejunostomy surgery to create opening in jejunum
KCS (keratoconjunctivitis sicca) inflammation and drying of the cornea and conjunctiva
Labial Pertaining or towards the lips
Agalactia not producing milk
laparoscopy visualization of the abdominal cavity
lateral pertaining to the side
leiomyosarcoma sarcoma of the smooth muscle
leukocyte white blood cell
lipoma fatty tumor
urolith urinary stone
macrocytic large stones
mastitis inflammation of breast tissue
splenomegaly enlarged spleen
meningioma tumor of spinal membranes
Microscopic unable to be seen by naked eye
monochrome one color
morphologic pertaining to the shape of something
myotomy incision of a muscle
mycotic pertaining to fungus like appearance
myringectomy excision of the eardrum
nasopharyngeal pertaining to area where nose and pharynx meet
nerotic pertaining to dead tissue
nephrotoxin toxic to kidney
normovolemia normal blood pressure
oculomotor nerve that controls eye movement
oncology the study of masses
onychectomy declaw (removal of tonail)
oocyst egg cyst
opisthotonos a form of spasm in which the head and tail are bent dorsally and abdomen bent ventrally
Ophthalmoscope instrument to examine the eye
Optical Pertaining to the ability to see
Orchiectomy Removal of Testes- Neuter
Oronasal Where the mouth meets the nasal passages
Orthopedic Practice of correct function of the skeletal system
Osteoporosis Pathological loss of bone
Otoscopy visual exam of the ear
Pathology The study of disease
Pediatrics Pertaining to the study of young/child
Perineum the range between the anus and the scrotum/vulva
Phagocytosis the eating or absorption of cells
Pharyngotomy Incision into the Pharynx
Phlebitis Inflammation of the veins
Photoperiod Period of Light
Piloerection Hair standing on end
Plasmacyte Plasma Cell
Pneumonitis inflammation of lung tissue
Arthropod Jointed foot- type of insect
Ptyalectasis dilation of the salivary gland
Pulmonary pertaining to the lungs/respiratory system
pupilary pertaining to the eye/pupil
pyelonephritis inflammation of the renal pelvis
pylorus the distal aperture of part of the rectum and colon
pyonephritis infection to the kidneys
rectocele hernial protrusion of part of rectum/colon
rhinoscopy visual exam of nose
seroma swelling of serum
sinistrocerebral situated in left hemisphere of brain
Somatic pertaining to the body
spasmodic pertaining to a spasm
Spermaticide agent that destroys spermtazoa
sphygmomanometer instrument for measuring arterial blood pressure
splenomegaly enlargement of the spleen
stenosis narrowing of an area
symmetrical equally on both sides
tachycardic pertaining to a swift/fast heartbeat
Tarsal pertaining to the hind foot
teratogenic production of a deformity in developing embryo
thoracocentesis puncturing the chest with a needle
thrombocyte a cell specialized for forming cysts
toxicology the study of poisons
Tracheostomy creating an opening in the trachea
trichoscopy examination of the hair
urinalysis examination of urine
vasoconstriction constriction of the blood vessels
ventral pertaining to the abdomen
vertebral pertaining to the vertebra
visceral pertaining to the surface of internal organs
viviparous giving birth to live young matured in maternal body
amphiarthrosis joined on both sides with little movement
anemia decreased number of RBC or hemoglobin in erythrocytes
Anesthesia without sensation
antibiotic against life/ destructive to life
angiogenesis development of blood vessels
arthralgia pain in a joint
asparaginase enzyme that catalyzes the deamination of aspanragine
atelectasis condition of collapsed lung
autonomic nerves of involuntary control
biliary pertaining to bile, bile ducts, gall bladder
bradycardic a slow heart rhythm
Bronchiole very small branches of bronchi
cardiac pertaining to the heart
cervical pertaining to the neck region
circadian a daily rhythm or daily occurance
circumference measurement around outside
coagulant to cause a clot
concussion violent jar or shock that results in severe injury
contralateral against the side
cystocentesis needle aspirate of bladder (cyst) contents
diagnose to identify or recognize a disease
dialysis process of separating components of a fluid and maintain viability
diarrhea rapid flow of fecal matter
diarticular two joints
echocardiogram record produced by soundwave examination of the heart
encephalic in the head, brain, skull
endocrine internal secreations
endoscope instrument to view inside the GI Tract and other internal organs
Epidermis the outer layer of skin
erythrocyte red blood cell
excise to remove by cutting
exogenous originating outside the body
gastric pertaining to , affecting, originating from stomach
gastrorrhaphy surgical repair of stomach by suture
gastroscopy visual examination of the GI Tract
gastrostomy surgical opening of the stomach
gastrotomy surgical incision into stomach
hematoma mass of blood
hemorrhagic blood discharge
hepatic pertaining to the liver
homeopathy the study of like diseases
homogeneous of uniform quality, composition or structure
hyaline clear, transparent cast/membrane
hypothyroid deficient thyroid gland
infraorbital below the eye
ingesta material taken in by mouth
intrauterine within the uterus
isometric equal measure
laryngospasm spasmodic closure of the larynx
leukopenia reduction of WBC
lipemia excess lipids in the blood
lumpectomy excision of lump
mediastinum membranes that separate the thorax into left and right at the sternum and vertebral column
myeloblast immature cell of bone marrow
myelogram Injection of dye into the area around the spinal column to produce a specific image on a radiograph
necropsy examination of body after death
neural pertaining to a nerve or nerves
omnivore eats both meat and plants
osteotome chisel-like knife for cutting bone
ovariohysterectomy surgical removal of ovaries and uterus- spay
palpable able to feel something
pancreatitis inflammation of teh pancreas
perivascular around the vessel
postsurgical after surgery
prptosis eyeball pushed forward in socket or partially out of socket
pseudopregnancy false pregnancy
retrograde going backward
rhinoplasty surgical shaping of nose
steatis inflammation of fatty tissue
submandibular under the mandibular
synarthrosis fused joint (skull suture)
transplacental through the placenta
zoology the biological study of animals.
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