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unequal pupil size anisocoria
heartbeat sensation that feels pounding with or with out an irregular rythm palpation
abnormal accumulation of csf in the ventricles of the brain hydrocephalus
bright alert responsive BAR
quiet alert responsive QAR
abnormally high body temperature febrile
polyuria/polydypsia pu/pd
red blood cell RBC
white blood cell WBC
capillar refill time CRT
mm color mucous membrane color
left eye OS
right eye OD
both eyes ou
right ear ad
left ear as
both ears au
once daily sid
twice daily bid
three times daily tid
four times daily qid
opening of the surgical wound dehiscence
intramuscular im
by mouth po
subcutaneous sq
intravenous iv
facing the cheek buccal
facing the lips labial
as needed prn
nothing by mouth npo
abnormally slow heartbeat bradycardia
abnormally fast heartbeat tachycardia
breaking down of blood cells hemolysis
painful ineffective defecation tenesmus
eating of fecal material corpophagia
difficulty breathing dyspnea
pu/pd polyuria/polydypsia
corner of the eyelid canthus
age, breed, sex, altercation signalment
history hx
diagnoses dx
or/o or stomato/o mouth
abnormal blue color of membranes cyanosis
excessive levels of K in the blood hyperkalemia
removal or exposure of internal organs eviscerate
abnormally high body temperature hyperthermia
abnormally low body temperature hypothermia
frequent urination pollakiuria
excessive urination polyuria
excessive thirst polydispia
scanty or little urine oliguria
blood in the urine hematuria
complete supression of urine production anuria
lack or loss of appetite anorexia
surgical puncture into the bladder to remove urine cystocentesis
inflammation of itis
containing purulent material pyo
pertaining to the heart or muscle myo
disease of pathy
surgical removal of ectomy
collection of blood hematoma
control of bleeding hemostasis
dynamic equilibrium homeostasis
deficiency of blood supply ischemia
the force of blood through tissues perfusion
itching pruritis
hair loss resulting in hairless patches alopecia
small pinpoint hemorrhages petechia
purplish nonelevated patch of bleeding into the skin(bruise) ecchymosis
infection contracted from the hospital or clinic nosocomial
infection of unknown cause idiopathic
difficult birth dystocia
surgical removal of the dewclaw onchyectomy
with out coordination ataxia
sudden involuntary contraction of muscles caused by a brain disturbance seizure
drowsiness, indifference, listlessness lethargy
toward the head cranial
toward the tail caudal
toward the nose rostral
divides the body into cranial and caudal portions transverse plane
toward the body(limbs) proximal
away from the body(limbs) distal
caudal portion of the hind limb plantar
caudal portion of the fore limb palmer
divides the body into equal left and right portions midsaggital plane
divides the body into unequal left and right portions saggital plane
difficulty defectaing dyschezia
pupil constriction miotic
pupil dialiation mydriatic
excessive production of glucocorticoid, also known as cushings hyperadrenocorticism
deficient adrenal cortex function, also known as addisons hypoadrenocorticism
substances that increase urine production diurectic
repid involuntary contrations of the eyelid blepharospasm
pupilary light response PLR
within normal limits WLN
inflammation of the outter ear otitis externa
inflammation of the middle ear otitis media
imflammation of the inner ear otitis interna
root like structures that recieve nurve impulses and direct them away from the cell body dendrites
single process that extends away from the cell body and directs impulses away from the cell body axon
protective tissue that covers the brain and spinal cord meninges
normal dog temp 100.5-102.5
normal cat temp 100.5-102.5
normal dog HR 70-160
normal cat HR 150-210
normal dog RR 8-20
normal cat RR 8-30
a pulse rate is obtained from femoral artery
test used to detect corneal ulcers by placing dye on the surface of the cornea fluorescein dye test
diagnostic test using a graded paper strip to measure tear production schirmer tear test
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