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tied around a patient’s limb to extend it, or used to secure one end of a rope to a cleat under the examination table

Half hitch knot

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any of a group of five chemically related nonmetallic elements including fluorine, chlorine, bromine, iodine,
and astatine. Hypochlorites include chemicals such as bleach, which is a true disinfectant, and chlorine.

Halogens (Hypochlorites and Iodine Compounds)

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a quick-release knot used in securing conscious animals to immovable objects; tightens when pulled on by the patient but releases when pulled at the other end by the handler

Halter tie knot

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the group of muscles located caudally on the proximal portion of the hind leg

Hamstring groups of muscles

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commonly referred to as Trombicula mites or chiggers, these parasites are usually visible as yellow, orange, or red specks on the faces of dogs and cats. They have six legs in their adult stage. These mites are unusual as they are only parasitic during their larval stage, and they also do not burrow into the skin
or feed on blood

Harvest mites

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any industrial by-product that is destructive to the environment or dangerous to the health of people or animals; divided into biohazards and nonhazardous material

Hazardous waste

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a patient’s pulse determined through auscultation

Heart rate (HR)

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

Heat

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the oxygen-carrying molecule in the center of the red blood cell

Hemoglobin (Hgb)

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the science of the blood and blood-producing organs

Hematology

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the collection of blood generally the result of leaking blood around a vein; a localized collection of blood that may or may not be clotted

Hematoma

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the presence of blood in the urine

Hematuria

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the destruction or dissolution of red blood cells, with subsequent release of hemoglobin

Hemolysis

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pertaining to the liver

Hepatic

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also known as fatty liver syndrome, hepatic lipidosis is a common syndrome characterized by excess fat accumulation in the liver of cats. It can occur in cats of any age or breed and may affect more females than males

Hepatic Lipidosis

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the 40x setting on the microscope that is used for viewing fungus, parasites, and cells

High dry lens

17

the anatomical study of the microscopic structure of animal and plant tissues

Histology

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restrain an animal’s legs so that he/she may walk using small steps but cannot scratch at his/her face and body

Hobbles

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a training trick for birds in which they are taught to hop from a perch to an extended finger

Hop up

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substances, usually peptides or steroids, produced by one tissue and conveyed by the bloodstream to another to affect physiological activity, such as
growth or metabolism; also synthetic compounds that act like a hormone in the body

Hormones

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the long bone of the arm or forelimb, extending from the shoulder to the elbow

Humerus

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having an increased build-up of CO2 in one’s blood levels

Hypercapnic

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the patient will have a relatively decreased total protein concentration

Hyperproteinemia

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increased body temperature

Hyperthermia

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the patient will have a relatively elevated total protein
concentration

Hypoproteinemia

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inflammation and consolidation of the lungs resulting from lack of normal movement by a recumbent patient

Hypostatic pneumonia

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decreased body temperature

Hypothermia