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Integumentary System Term 3

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energy
power that may be translated into motion o effecting physical change, the ability to work. Animals obtain energy from the diet, primarily from carbohydrates, proteins and fats.
kilocalorie
the unit of measurement for dietary energy, abbreviated Cal or kcal
metabolizable energy
the amout of utilizable energy contained in a food, the energy that the animal actually absorbs and doesn't excrete
MER
the amount of energy required by a moderately active adult
digestibility
the proportion of a food that can actually be digested
palatability
tastiness of a food, all factors that lead an animal to be willing to eat a food
protein
biological macromolecule composed of amino acids, used as enzymes, as structural components of tissues, and for energy
carbohydrate
biological macromolecule composed of one or more moosaccharides, important energy source especially for herbivores
fat
triglyceride, biological macomolecule composed of glycerol and fatty acids, important energy source especially for carnivores
mineral
small, inorganis nutrient required in small quantities in the diet, used for various functions i the body
vitamin
organic nutrient required in small quatities in the diet, used for various functions in the body
essential amino acid
amino acids required in the diet, vary between species
essential fatty acid
fatty acids required in a diet
orogastric tube
flexible tube passed through the mouth, down the esophagus and in to the stomach, used for assisted enteral feeding and other purposes
nasogastric tube
flexible tube placed through the nostril, down the esophagus, and into the stomach, used for assisted enteral feeding and other purposes
TPN
total parenteral nutrition; provision of adequate nutrients to maintain the animal for several weeks via IV or other noneneric routes
anorexia
lack or loss of appetite for food
obesity
excessive accumulation of fat in the body, increase in weight far beyond that desirable with regard to age, height and bone structure
preservative
substance added to a food to destroy or inhibit multiplication of microorganism
weaning
separation of the young from the mother, discontinuation of mother's milk as the primary diet
dry matter
material remaining after all water has been removed from a food
a/d
anorexia diet
c/d
cystitis diet/crystal diet
d/d
dermatitis diet
g/d
geriatric diet
i/d
intestinal diet
h/d
heart diet
k/d
kidney diet
l/d
liver diet
n/d
neoplasia diet
p/d
pediatric diet/power diet
r/d
reducing diet
s/d
stone diet/struvite diet
t/d
tooth diet/tartar diet
u/d
urinary diet
w/d
weight control diet
z/d
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CV
cardiovascular formula
DCO
diabetes, colitis, and obesity formula
EN
enteric formula
GH
geriatric high calorie formula
GL
geriatric low calorie formula
NF
nephrology formula
OM
obesity management formula
UR
urinary formula