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a hydatid (cyst) disease; humans are infected with this disease upon eating raw meat from an animal infected with the echinococcosis tapeworm.

Echinococcosis

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also known as external parasites; parasites residing on the surface of their host

Ectoparasites

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effusion of serous fluid into the spaces between cells in tissue spaces or into body cavities

Edema

4

measures electrical impulses that monitor contraction of the heart’s muscles

Electrocardiogram (ECG, EKG)

5

a solid electric conductor through which an electric current enters or leaves an electrolytic cell or other medium

Electrode

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any of various ions, such as sodium, potassium, or chloride, required by cells to regulate the electric charge and flow of water molecules across the cell
membrane

Electrolytes

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also called a space collar or a cone; a circle made of either plastic or foam-covered cardboard with a hole cut in the center for the animal’s head to fit through

Elizabethan collar

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substance used to induce vomiting

Emetic

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originating from within an organism, tissue, or cell

Endogenous

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a medical procedure in which an instrument called an endoscope is used for examining visually the interior of a bodily canal or a hollow organ such as
the colon, bladder, or stomach

Endoscopy

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the passage of a tube through the oral cavity, pharynx, and larynx into the windpipe which leads to the lungs

Endotracheal Intubation

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a tube that passes through the oral cavity, pharynx, and larynx into the windpipe which leads to the lungs

Endotracheal (ET) tube

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any of a class of red acid dyes of the xanthene group used as cytoplasmic stains and as counterstains, especially the sodium and potassium salts of certain of these dyes

Eosin

14

analgesics and anesthetics are injected into the epidural of the spine

Epidural

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triangular-shaped piece of cartilage that protects the larynx by closing when swallowing, preventing foreign objects from entering the lungs

Epiglottis

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the thin, membranous tissue that lines most of the internal and external surfaces of an animal’s body

Epithelium

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the process of a tooth growing in

Eruption

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red blood cells (RBC)

Erythrocytes

19

a stethoscope which is inserted into the esophagus,
down to heart level; the heart sounds can thus be heard from within the chest.

Esophageal stethoscope

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the period of time during which a female dog or cat is fertile and can become pregnant; estrus occurs every six months for three weeks. Also known as
heat

Estrus

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an industrial chemical compound that kills bacteria, mold, and fungi without the use of heat

Ethylene oxide (EtO)

22

a thin tube in the middle ear used for equilibrium that leads from the bulla to the back of the mouth

Eustachian tube

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the act or practice of ending the life of an animal in a fashion that minimizes pain, stress, and suffering

Euthanasia

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coming from outside a system

Exogenous

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x-ray machine settings including mA, mAs, kVp, time, etc.

Exposure factors

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determined by multiplying the mA by the amount of time in seconds, the mAs indicates the exposure time in fractions of a second.

Exposure time in milliamperes-seconds (mAs)

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actual use or intended use of a drug in an animal in a manner that is not in accordance with the approved labeling

Extralabel

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the process of deflating the cuff and removing the endotracheal tube

Extubation

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a fluid that has exuded out of a tissue or its capillaries due to injury or inflammation

Exudate