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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.
the amout of utilizable energy contained in a food, the energy that the animal actually absorbs and doesn't excrete
biological macromolecule composed of amino acids, used as enzymes, as structural components of tissues, and for energy
biological macromolecule composed of one or more moosaccharides, important energy source especially for herbivores
triglyceride, biological macomolecule composed of glycerol and fatty acids, important energy source especially for carnivores
small, inorganis nutrient required in small quantities in the diet, used for various functions i the body
organic nutrient required in small quatities in the diet, used for various functions in the body
flexible tube passed through the mouth, down the esophagus and in to the stomach, used for assisted enteral feeding and other purposes
flexible tube placed through the nostril, down the esophagus, and into the stomach, used for assisted enteral feeding and other purposes
total parenteral nutrition; provision of adequate nutrients to maintain the animal for several weeks via IV or other noneneric routes
excessive accumulation of fat in the body, increase in weight far beyond that desirable with regard to age, height and bone structure
separation of the young from the mother, discontinuation of mother's milk as the primary diet
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