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1

What is Oncology?

The Study of Cancer/Tumors

2

What is Anatomy?

The Study of Body Structure

3

What is Pathology?

The Study of Diseases

4

What is Physiology?

The Study of Body Function

5

What is Etiology?

The Study of Nature/Causes/Development of Abnormal Conditions

6

What is Histology?

The Study of Tissue

7

What is Morphology?

The Study of Shape/Form of Cells

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What is Hemtology?

The Study of Blood

9

What is the medical term for drawing blood from a vein?

Venipuncture

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What is the medical term used for the act of tying?

Ligation

11

What is the term used for an animal that has high energy or healthy growth?

Vigor

12

What does the abbreviation "bid" stand for?

Twice Daily

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What does the abbreviation "gt" stand for?

Drop

14

What does the abbreviation "ml" stand for?

Milliliter

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What does the abbreviation "NPO" stand for?

Nothing Orally

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What does the abbreviation "prn" stand for?

As needed

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What does the abbreviation "q" stand for?

Every

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What does the abbreviation "h" stand for?

Hour

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What does the abbreviation "c" stand for?

With

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What does the abbreviation "tid" stand for?

Three Times Daily

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What does the abbreviation "PO" stand for?

Orally

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What is the term used for exposing/removing internal organs?

Eviscerate

23

When something is given to an animal via nebulization, what type of substance is it?

Fine Mist

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What a substance is given to an animal via percutaneous, where is it injected?

Through the Skin

25

What is the constitution of an animal?

Physical Make Up

26

What does "benign" mean?

Not recurring

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What does "malignant" mean?

Tending to spread/Life threatening

28

What term describes forced feeding or irrigation through a tube passed into the stomach?

Gavage

29

What is the term that describes an abnormal accumulation of fluid in the abdomen?

Ascites

30

What type of drug is used to prevent vomiting?

Antiemetic