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chapter 2-vocabulary

Veterinary Assistant and Medical Terminology

Anatomy branch of biology concerned with the structure of living things including bones, muscles, and internal organs.
Anesthesia delivery of medicine to prevent animals from feeling pain during surgery or other medical or dental procedures.
Anesthetic Medicine used to prevent pain and distress during medical distress.
Animal nutrition A science concerned with the dietary needs of pets, farm, and zoo animals.
Animal restraint A practice that reduces patient stress and prevents injuries to both the animal and the veterinary professional during exams.
Apitude An innate, learned or developed competency to do a certain type of work at a certain level.
Attitude A person's like, dislike, or ambivalence toward an object, person, behavior, issue, or event.
Diagnosis process of identifying a medical condition or disease by its signs and symptoms from results of various tests and procedures
Empathy Ability to feel and understand what another person is feeling
Marketing Process or technique of promoting, selling and distributing a product or service.
Medical records Detailed descriptions of a patients medical issues and their progress and resolution.
Physiology Study of the mechanical, physical, and biochemical functions of animals.
Professional ethics principles of conduct governing the behavior of a professional group.
Veterinary-client-patient relationship basis for interaction between the veterinarian and his or her clients and patients.
X-ray A form of electromagnetic radiation used in radiology to reveal the internal structure of the body on film.
Created by: deborah_miller23