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1

which term relates to structures closest to the trunk?

proximal

2

the under surface of the hind paw is described as?

plantar

3

which is the most rostral structure?
ear
tail
zygomatic arch
or
foramen magnum?

zygomatic arch

4

salt is an electrolyte which dissolves into ions in water. which anion is found in common salt?

chloride

5

what proportion of total body weight is found within cells?

66%

6

how much fluid does an animal lose per day through respiration?

20ml/kg/24 hours

7

a solution which exerts a higher osmotic pressure than body fluid is?

hypertonic

8

ATP is formed within cells by which organelle?

mitachondria

9

which organelle is responsible for the transport of materials around the cell?

endoplasmic reticulum

10

the type of epithelium found lining blood vessels is?

simple squamous epithelium

11

which organ is retroperitoneal?

kidney

12

the pleura lining the inside of the ribcage is called?

costal pleura

13

the bones that form intramembranous ossifications are?

splanchic bones

14

the long thin skull of an animal such as a borzoi can be described as?

doliocephalic

15

the fabellae are located?

adjacent to the stifle

16

the greater trochanter is found?

lateral aspect of the proximal femur

17

the prime protractor of the forelimb is?

brachiocephalicus

18

type of muscle that is also described as striated muscle?

skeletal

19

what is meant by prehension?

pick up food

20

hydrochloric acid is produced by what cells?

parietal cells

21

which term means the same as poikilothermic?

ectothermic

22

if the rectal route cannot be used for taking a body temperature, what other location can be used?

ear canal

23

the word triage refers to?

prioritising cases for treatment

24

what is a biguanide?

used to clean wounds, chlorhexidine

25

what is the quarrentine period for animals entering the uk without a pet passport?

6 months

26

what is the name of the organisation that recognises and classifies pedigree cat breeds in the uk?

governing council of cat fancy (GCCF)

27

how much vitamin C should guinea pigs have a day?

50mg

28

what is vitamin A also known as?

retinol

29

what weight should a kitten have reached by the time it is weaned?

600g-1000g

30

the term that describes an animal which has 2 different alleles for the same gene?

heterozygous