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What is the definition of tabby?

The term for a type of fur on cats that have two colors, spotted or striped

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What is the definition of tachycardia?

A medical condition in which the patient has an abnormally fast heartbeat

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What is the definition of tachypnea?

The term for rapid breathing

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What is the definition of tack?

Equipment used for riding horses or driving horses

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What is the definition of tackling?

The harness of a draft horse

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What is the definition of tacky?

The term for an animal in poor physical condition

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What is the definition of tail autonomy?

The ability of a lizard to shed its tail

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What is the definition of tail band?

The crupper on a horse’s harness

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What is the definition of tail head?

The part of the tail where it attaches to the body

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What is the definition of tail set?

A device that is used to force a horse to hold its tail up high; may also refer to the position of the tail on an animal

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What is the definition of tailed?

The term for an animal whose tail has been docked or removed

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What is the definition of tailing?

A type of restraint method used for cattle in which the tail is grabbed and raised; may also be called tail jacking

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What is the definition of taint?

The contamination of milk; may also indicate the contamination of something

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What is the definition of talon?

The claw of a bird, usually found on birds of prey

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What is the definition of taper needle?

The term for a needle with a round tip; it allows for piercing of tissue without allowing it to be torn

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What is the definition of tapetum?

A single layer of cells

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What is the definition of tapeworm?

A type of parasitic worm; it is flat and made up of segments

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What is the definition of tarsectomy?

The removal of the tarsal plate by surgery

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What is the definition of tarsorrhaphy?

The medical procedure in which the eyelids are sutured together

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What is the definition of taxonomy?

The science of classifying animals into species, family, genus, etc.

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What is the definition of teased?

A way of finding out whether or not a mare is in heat by putting a stallion in front of her and seeing if she accepts

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What is the definition of teat?

A nipple, as in on ruminants and equine animals

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What is the definition of teat cistern?

A cavity in an animal’s udder where milk is collected before it leaves through the teat

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What is the definition of teat cup?

The part of the milking machine that fastens to the animal’s teat; this is where the milk is drawn out into.

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What is the definition of teat dipping?

The dipping of the teat into a type of disinfectant as a means of preventing mastitis

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What is the definition of tendinitis?

The inflammation of bodily tendons

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What is the definition of tendon?

A connective tissue that attaches muscles to bones

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What is the definition of tenectomy?

The removal of a tendon or part of a tendon by surgery

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What is the definition of teniae?

Bands of muscle that are smooth in texture

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What is the definition of tenotomy?

The division of a tendon by surgery