Horse Husbandry Vocab Test #5
Terms in this set (50)
Act of injecting substance in horse's system which causes resistance to disease, to vaccinate the animal.
Obstructive lodging of food in the intestine.
Not allowing other substances to pass through.
Vaccine prepared by killing the virus without removing its antigenic properties.
A slice-type wound, a narrow gap and a straight line.
Period of development of an infectious disease from the time the disease-producing organism enters the body until signs of the disease appear.
Dead area of tissue resulting from a failure of the local blood supply.
Presence of disease-causing organisms, bacteria, virus, fungus or protozoa.
Disorder or disease which is capable of being easily spread from one horse to another.
Response to injury that is marked by capillary dilation, redness, heat and pain; removes harmful bacteria and damaged tissue and initiates the healing process.
To introduce a liquid into a body cavity or space.
Food and drink taken into the stomach.
Medication that is inhaled.
Drawing air into the lungs.
Introduction of a vaccine or disease-producing organism into the body.
Bacteria and other microorganisms normally residing in the large intestine.
Movement of the intestines for the passage of food, fluids and gases.
Within the cell.
Administered directly into the muscle.
Administered directly into the bloodstream through a vein, usually the jugular vein.
Yellowish discoloration of the mucous membranes and/or skin due to accumulations of bile pigment, which the liver normally excretes into the intestines.
Torn wound, characterized by jagged edges.
Defect of support or advance of one or more legs, irregularity of gait.
Pertaining to the outside of the centerline of an animal, towards the side.
Agent that acts to promote the evacuation of the bowel.
Area of damaged tissue caused by disease or injury.
Condition of drowsiness or indifference, lethargic.
Limiting Amino Acid
Deficient in a given diet, its absence prevents production of certain proteins in the body, thereby inhibiting growth function.
Liquid counterirritant applied to the skin to stimulate circulation or ease aching.
A well-defined portion of any organ.
Tending to become progressively worse and to result in death.
Contagious skin disease caused by various types of mites.
Any or all of the chemical maintenance processes of the body.
Relating to microorganisms.
Microscopic plant life, in medical terms, usually refers to bacteria occurring normally in the body.
Compounds essential in minute amounts to the growth and well-being of an animal.
Microscopic organisms such as bacteria, viruses, molds, yeasts and protozoa.
Modified Live Virus
Vaccine virus strain weakened to diminish its disease-causing capacity.
Generic name for a steer feed additive that is toxic to horses, can be put in cattle mineral blocks.
The power to move.
Mucous Membrane, Mucosa
Lining of the body passages, produce mucus, a slippery secretion that moistens and protects the lining.
Pertaining to toxins produced by fungi.
Examination of an animal's body after death.
Death of cells or of a localized portion of tissue.
Surgical removal of a portion of a nerve to eliminate pain reception from the body part it supplies.
Disorder or disease which is not easily spread.
The act of smelling.
Pertaining to the eye.