Flashcards in basic medical terms Deck (13):
the determination of teh cause of disease.
a characteristic of disease that can be observed by others
having a short course with a sudden onset; implies severe.
having an excessively acute onset
the ongoing presence of disease in a group, called enzootic if the disease is always present in an animal community
the determination of possible causes of diseases; a list of possible causes of the disease
the characteristic of disease that can be sensed only by the patient; incorrect term in veterinary medicine.
having a long course with a progressive onset; persisting for a long time
the sudden and widespread outbreak of disease in a group; also called epizootic if the outbreak attacks many animals in a group; called episodic if the outbreak occurs sporadically
the prediction of the outcome of the disease
the set of signs that occur together
the partial or complete disappearance of disease signs