Flashcards in Animal Terms Deck (59)
What are the eight temporary incisors and canine teeth of young swine called?
What identification method is used in swine?
The restraint method in which a pig’s snout is secured via a loop tie attached to a long handle is called what?
How do chinchillas clean themselves?
What space in the oral cavity of hamsters can they carry food, bedding, or offspring in?
What is the measurement used to determine sex of rodents called?
What is the process of casting off feathers before replacement feathers appear called?
What is the sternum or breastbone called in birds?
What is thebony termination of vertebral column that tail feathers attach to in birds called?
In birds, what is the thin walled sacs that store air and provide buoyancy in flight called?
In birds, what is the voice organ located at tracheal bifurcation called?
In birds, what are the posterior nares/cleft in the hard palate known as?
What is the medical term for egg bearing animal?
What is the medical term for an animal that bears live young?
What is the term used when you get an offspring from mating 2 different species?
To reduce body temperature, heart and respiration rates and metabolism to dormancy in summer is called what?
To reduce body temperature, heart and respiration rates, and metabolism to dormancy in winter is called what?
What is the condition called in which intact cycling female ferrets may have elevated blood estrogen levels?
What is the adjustment of an animal to a new environment called?
What is the medical term for something that carries disease from one animal to another?
What is the medical term for incompletely developed parts?
What is the medical term for shedding or molting?
What is biting or chewing the fur of subordinate animals called?
What does axenic mean?
What is the external opening of the cloaca in birds called?
In birds, what is the furcula known as?
In birds, what is the ropelike structure that holds the yolk to the center of the egg called?
What is the common passage for fecal, urinary, and reproductive systems in birds called?
Which type of feather has a blood supply running through it that if broken can lead to heavy bleeding in birds?