Vet Terms

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  • A picture of the chromosomes in any given cell as they are arranged in twos.

  • The part of the body on a bird that sits behind the breast; may also be referred to as the breastbone

  • Anything that is related to a ridge on a plant or animal

  • The term for a young guinea bird

  • The surgical procedure in which part of the cornea is removed

  • The fiber that makes up the hair, skin, and nails; protein

  • A medical condition in which the cornea becomes inflamed

  • A medical procedure in which the cornea is punctured to allow the humor to aspirate.

  • A medical condition in which the cornea and conjunctiva become inflamed

  • A surgical procedure for reparation of the cornea; may also be a corneal transplant.

  • A medical condition in which keratin becomes thickened

  • A procedure in which an incision is made into the cornea

  • The product of metabolism of fat; may also be referred to as bodies of ketone or ketone bodies

  • A medical condition in which the products of the metabolism of fat is found in the urine

  • A disease of the blood and tissues involving an excessive buildup of ketone.

  • A type of strap that is fastened to an animal’s rear feet to keep them from kicking

  • Part of the urinary system; used to filter blood and remove waste products

  • A weight unit; equals out to about 2.2 pounds

  • Being pregnant, as found in rabbits

  • The birthing of rabbits or ferrets

  • A term used to refer to cows or some type of cattle

  • The term for the hide of a young calf

  • A horse that is prone to striking its feet with the opposite foot while in motion

  • A medical condition in which the bones in the carpal joint become inflamed; may cause lameness

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    A weakness in the front legs of horses; causes the knees to come too close to one another.