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a tube that descends through the esophagus and into the stomach

Gastric tube

2

pertaining to the stomach and intestines

Gastrointestinal

3

introduction of nutritive material into the stomach by means of a tube

Gavage

4

an agent that kills germs, especially pathogenic microorganisms

Germicide

5

a flagellate protozoan parasite transmitted through water; if a dog drinks contaminated water, such as from rivers or ponds, they may become infected.
Diarrhea is the most common symptom

Giardiasis

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a colorless liquid with a pungent odor used in disinfection processes

Glutaraldehyde

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a flat plate, approximately 2 to 4mm in thickness, made in various (radiographic) film sizes and constructed of fine strips of lead which alternate with
strips of either plastic or aluminum. It is usually recommended that a grid is used for any anatomical part in excess of 10cm in thickness. Grids are placed on top of the cassette, though many x-ray tables have special slots for grids as it is better to keep
them still and protect them from damage

Grid