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chapter 3 vocabulary

Veterinary Assistant and Medical Terminology

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American veterinary assistants association (AVAA) National organization dedicated to bringing recognition and respect to the profession.
animal hospital Generally larger and have more staff and resources than veterinary clinics.
Avian veterinarian veterinarian who specializes in the treatment of pet birds including parrots, cockatoos, and budgies.
beef cattle veterinarian veterinarian who specializes in the ongoing healthcare and treatment of cattle herds.
canine and feline veterinarian veterinarian who specializes in the treatment of both dogs and cats at small animal practices.
dairy cow veterinarian veterinarian who specializes in the ongoing healthcare and treatment of dairy cows on the farm.
feline veterinarian veterinarian who specializes in the treatment of domestic cats.
food animal veterinarian veterinarian who specializes in the ongoing health care and treatment of farm animals raised for food
government and corporate veterinary medicine areas that lay outside of private practice.
laboratory animal medicine branch of veterinary medicine concerned with the medical care and management of wide variety animal species for research.
multi-veterinarian practice practice in which two or more veterinarians may share equal responsibility for leading the team
National Association of veterinary technicians in America Organization that helps foster high standards of veterinary care,
single-veterinarian practice practice in which one veterinarian runs the medical care team.
swine veterinarian veterinarian concerned with the ongoing healthcare and treatment of pig herds.
veterinary anesthesiologist veterinarian who administers anesthesia and manages medical care of animals before, during, and after surgery.
veterinary dentist veterinarian who specializes in the ongoing dental care and oral surgery of animals.
veterinary emergency and critical care branch of veterinary medicine concerned with the emergency treatment of injured animals and the critical care care of animals.
veterinary internal medicine specialty of veterinary medicine concerned with the diagnoses and treatment of diseases related to the internal organs.
veterinary internists veterinarian who specializes in internal medicine
veterinary microbiologist veterinarian who studies microorganisms that cause disease in animals, investigates the effectiveness of vaccines and medicines
veterinary nutritionist veterinarian who specializes in the diagnosis and animal nutrition and plans diets of animals based age, weight, and illness
veterinary oncologist veterinarian who specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of the problems related to animal's eyes and visual pathways.
veterinary pathologist veterinarian who studies how and why diseases occur in animals and provides diagnostic support to veterinarians .
veterinary preventative medicine branch of veterinary medicine concerned with research, programs and policy making aimed at disease control
veterinary radiologist veterinarian who uses medical imaging technologies, such as x-rays and ultrasound to diagnose and sometimes treat disease.
veterinary surgeon veterinarian who specializes in the field of veterinary surgery.
veterinary toxicologist veterinarian who studies the adverse effects of chemicals on animals.
Created by: deborah_miller23