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Internal parasite

a parasite that lives in a host

Host

an animal or plant that nourishes and supports a parasite

Microorganisms

organisms not visible to the naked eye

Necropsy

an examination of a dead animal

Epidemic

results when the incidence of the disease in a particular area reaches an alarming number

Autoimmune disease

any of a large group of diseases characterized by abnormal functioning of the immune system that causes your immune system to produce antibodies against your own tissues

Biopsy

a surgically removed tissue sample

Why is a knowledge of anatomy & physiology important?

In order to know what is abnormal you must know what is normal.

Shock is typically defined as a collapse of the circulatory system (True or False)

TRUE

The left side of the heart is called the _____ heart

systemic

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