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  1. Virus
    A microorganism that completely encapsulate themselves making them even more resistant to treatment and the animals own immune defenses; a pathogenic microorganism that is obligate intracellular parasite, and very difficult to eliminate and are not free living
  2. Cytopathology
    The study and evaluation of diseased cells
  3. Histopathology
    The study of evaluation of the disease tissue
  4. Coggins Test
    Test used to detect Equine Infectious Anemia (EIA)
  5. Coombs Test
    Test used to detect Immune Medicated Hemolytic Anemia (IMHA)
  6. Aerobic
    Bacteria that requires oxygen for survival
  7. Anaerobic
    Bacteria that requires a lack of oxygen for surival
  8. Gram Stain
    A differential stain used for the classification of bacteria
  9. New Methylene Blue
    A simple stain that can be used to determine bacteria shapes
  10. Microbiology
    The study of microbes; primarily bacteria
  11. Formalin
    The most commonly used tissue preservative
  12. Morphology
    The shape of an object
  13. Abscess
    A pocket of pus
  14. Nutritive Growth Medium
    Used to grow most bacteria
  15. Culturette with Sterile Swab
    The sample container to use for a sample of bacteria from a skin lesion for cytology lab analysis
  16. Insulin
    A hormone secreted in response to elevated blood glucose levels
  17. Pyometra
    Accumulation of puss in the uterus
  18. Homeostasis
    Body Balance
  19. Pituitary
    An endocrine gland attached below the hypothalamus; produces many hormones including TSH, ACTH,, and ADH
  20. Pancreas
    An endocrine gland that also has exocrine gland functions
  21. Hyperadrenocorticism
    Also called Cushings Disease
  22. Hypoadrenocorticism
    Also called Addisons Disease
  23. Hypothyroidism
    Condition of dogs; symptoms include obesity, alopecia, sluggish attitude and decreases heart rate
  24. Hyperthyroidism
    Condition of cats; symptoms include hyperactivity, polyphagia, thin body condition, unkempt hair-coat, and rapid heart rate
  25. Estrogen
    Hormone produces by the ovaries; responsible for female sexual characteristics and receptivity
  26. Testosterone
    Hormone produced by the testes; responsible for male characteristics and sperm production
  27. Diabetes Mellitus
    A condition in which the animal has persistent hyperglycemia and glucosuria
  28. Necropsy
    Examination of a dead animals body
  29. Post Mortem
    Events happening after death
  30. Artifacts
    Incidental or false findings; usually manmade
  31. Dissection
    To cut apart or separate, especially the exposer of structure of a cadaver
  32. Intraosseous
    within the bone
  33. Intraperitoneal
    within the peritoneum
  34. Neuron
    The basic unit of the nervous system
  35. Sympathetic Nervous System
    Fight or Flight
  36. Parasympathetic Nervous System
    Rest or digest
  37. Meninges
    Three layers of connective tissue that encase the brain and spinal cord
  38. Cerebrum
    The largest part of the brain responsible for receiving and processing stimuli, initiating voluntary movement and storing information
  39. Cerebellum
    The second largest part of the brain, and it coordinates muscle activity for movement
  40. Ataxia
    Without coordination; "stumbling"
  41. Epilepsy
    Recurrent seizures of nonsystemic origin or of intracranial disease
  42. Nystagmus
    The involuntary, constant rhythmic movements of the eye
  43. Glaucoma
    A disease caused by increased intraocular pressure (OP)
  44. Cataract
    An opacity of the lens of the eye which interferes with the passage light rays to the retina
  45. Olfactory Bulb
    Part of the brain that interprets smell
  46. Tapetum Lucidum
    The brightly colored iridescent reflecting tissue layer of the choroids of most species
  47. Retina
    The nervous tissue layer of the eye that receives images
  48. Fluorescein stain
    A diagnostic test used to detect corneal injury by placing a dye on the surface of the cornea
  49. Tonometry
    A procedure using an instrument to indirectly measure intraocular pressure (IOP)
  50. Keratoconjunctivitis Sicca
    Chronic dry eye, causing the inflammation of the cornea and surrounding structures of the eye
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