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inflammation of the intestine

Bacterial Enteritis

2

a substance capable of killing bacteria

Bactericide

3

an agent, such as a chemical or biological material, that inhibits bacterial growth

Bacteriostat

4

bright, alert, and responsive

BAR

5

scalpel handles

Bard-Parker

6

division of two

Bifurcation

7

a yellowish-green liquid secreted by the liver

Bile

8

a red bile pigment derived from the degradation of hemoglobin during the normal and abnormal destruction of red blood cells

Bilirubin

9

a compound light microscope adapted to the use of both
eyes

Binocular microscope

10

substances that are made up of components of organisms that can no longer cause disease and are either killed or modified in such a way that they still produce immunity but are still alive (vaccines)

Biologic substances

11

an instrument for cutting and removing a disk of tissue

Biopsy punch

12

new, growing feathers that have vascular shafts and present in a blue-grey color until they become mature when they become hollow again

Blood feathers

13

an instrument used to watch the patient’s blood pressure

Blood pressure monitor

14

the administration of a drug, medication, or other substance in the form of a single, large dose

Bolus

15

fly larvae of some species that appear as white, worm-like structures and are also referred to as grubs or warbles

Bots

16

similar to the reefer’s knot in that it is based on the square knot and binds two ropes together, this rope includes two bights tied together to form loops

Bow knot

17

dogs having a short muzzle accompanied by a wide head

Brachycephalic

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any of the larger passages conveying air to and within the lungs

Bronchi

19

endoscopy of the lower respiratory tract

Bronchoscopy

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this is most likely to occur in breeding kennels. In humans, symptoms include high fever, shivering, and weakness. Dogs should be routinely tested for
brucellosis

brucellosis

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pertaining to the cheek (inside the oral cavity)

Buccal

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the layer of material above the packed erythrocytes (red blood cells) after centrifugation; consists primarily of leukocytes (white blood cells)

Buffy coat

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an air-filled cavity in the middle ear

Bulla