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Veterinary Terminology

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Abdominal
Pertaining the the abdomen
Anemia
Lack of blood
Anoxia
Lack of oxygen
Arthritis
Inflammation of the joints
Bradycardia
Abnormally slow heart rate
Carcinoma
Cancerous tumor
Cardiomegaly
Abnormally large heart
Cephalic
Pertaining to the head
Cephalitis
Inflammation of the head
Coprophagia
Eating feces
Cyanuria
Blue urine
Cystotomy
Cutting into the urinary bladder
Cytopenia
Deficiency of the cells
Dermatitis
Inflammation of the skin
Dysphagia
Difficulty eating
Dyspnea
Difficulty breathing
Dysuria
Difficulty urinating
Enteral
Pertaining to the intestines
Enteric
Pertaining to the intestines
Erythrocyte
Red blood cell
Erythrolysis
Destruction of the red blood cell
Erythropenia
Deficiency of red blood cells
Eupnea
Normal breathing
Gingivitis
Inflammation of the gums
Hepatomegaly
Abnormally large liver
Hydrocephalous
Water on the brain
Hydrous
Pertaining to water
Hypoxia
Insufficient oxygen
Leukemia
Malignant blood disease
Leukopenia
Deficiency of white blood cells
Lobectomy
Surgically removing a lobe
Malocclusion
Poor positioning of the teeth
Mammography
A recording of the mammary glands
Neonatal
Newborn
Ophthalmology
The study of the eye
Ophthalmoscope
An instrument used to examine the eye
Osteoma
Cancer of the eye
Otic
Pertaining to the ear
Otitis
Inflammation of the ear
Otoscope
An instrument used to examine the ear
Pericardial
Pertaining the are surrounding the heart
Pericarditis
Inflammation of the tissue surrounding the heart
Periodontal
Pertaining to the are around the tooth
Peritoneal
Pertaining to the peritoneum, the lining of the abdominal cavity
Polyarthritis
Inflammation of multiple joints
Polyuria
Producing a lot of urine
Radiography
Recording an image using x-rays
Tachycardia
Abnormally fast heart rate
Tachypnea
Abnormally fast breathing
Thoracotomy
An incision of the thorax
Tracheoma
A tumor of the trachea
Tracheotomy
Cutting into the trachea
Urology
Study of the urinary system