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31

Water seed is a possible complication of castration. What is this?

A hydrocele or vaginocele which forms after castration, possibly months to years after, which is more common after an open castration

A fluid-filled painless swelling

32

How is scirrhous cord formation treated?

Surgery

33

What does it mean for a horse to be 'Proud cut'?

He is exhibiting continued masculine behavior after castration 

Due to retention of epididymal tissue

34

What do you do if you incise the corpus cavernosum penis during castration?

Surgically reappose the tunic to prevent further complications

35

T/F: Post-castration eventration can occur up to 6 days post-op and is most often the small intestine.

True

36

How many cells/uL and for how many days indicate post-castration peritonitis?

>100,000 cells/ uL for 5 days

37

What is a "false rig"?

A gelding with stallion-like behavior

38

T/F: Persistent masculine behavior after castration can be learned behavior, especially in older animals.

True

39

What is the fetal mesenchymal attachment from the caudal aspect of the fetal testis to the
scrotum?

The gubernaculum

40

What is the slit in the aponeurosis of the external abdominal oblique muscles called?

The superfiical inguinal ring

41

Geldings generally have a serum testosterone concentration of how many pg/mL?

<40

42

What are the cranial, caudal, and ventromedial borders of the deep inguinal ring?

Caudal edge of the internal abdominal oblique muscle

The pelvis and inguinal ligament

The rectus abdominis muscle and prepubic tendon