True or false: you will always see bile imbibition in a necropsy
False. It takes a while to occur, so you won't always see it
Is tympany a pre-mortem or post-mortem change?
Tympany is a pre-mortem change.
It can be differentiated from bloat by looking for esophageal blanching
Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy is common in which breed of cat?
An increase in the number of cells of an organ is called:
A change in the phenotype in a differentiated cell is called:
Metaplasia is most commonly seen in which type of cells?
Malignant tumor of epithelial cell origin: ____________
A decreased # of RBCs in blood, blood volume, or Hb deficiency is called:
Cyanide toxicosis can occur when a cow eats plants with _________ acid
Cyanide toxicosis can occur when a cow eats plants with prussic acid.
Cow eats plants with prussic acid --> microbes produce free cyanide --> free cyanide is absorbed and reacts with Fe3+ (ferric iron) in cytochrome oxidase --> cellular respiration
Impaired blood flow to tissues is also called:
Copper storage disease is a genetic deletion of Murr 1 gene in what breed of dog?
Lack of tyronsinase causes ___________
True or False: You can use PAS as a stain for lipofuscin
___________ is also known as the "wear and tear pigment"
What does it mean for a disease to be multifactorial?
It has more than one cause
A list of diseases that could account for the evidence or lesions of the case is known as:
Negri bodies in nerves are pathognomonic for ________
Is liver mortis a pre- or post-mortem change? What about hypostatic congestion?
(Livor mortis & hypostatic congestion are the same thing)
If there is a clot that is completely unattached to the vessel walls, is it a pre- or post-mortem clot?
Which will bloat more quickly: herbivores or carnivores?
Bloating results from post-mortem bacterial gas formation in the lumen of the GI tract. Herbivores have a higher presence of GI tract microbes
increased size of cells and their functions is called:
Will we see hyperplasia in the heart? Why?
Hyperplasia is an increase in the number of cells of an organ. Cardiomyocytes do not have the capacity to divide!!
Only tissue lined by ________ can undergo hyperplasia
inadequate oxygenation of tissues is called:
__________ refers to the accumulation of triglycerides and other lipid metabolites (neutral fats and cholesterol) within the cytosol of parenchymal cells
Which stain(s) is/are used to confirm lipidosis?
Oil Red O; Sudan IV
Coagulative necrosis is commonly caused by _________ in all solid organs except the brain
a localized area of coagulative necrosis is called:
Which cattle breeds are most susceptible to necrosis of abdominal fat?
Jersey & Guernsey
Multifocal, acute renal necrosis and hemorrhage
Multifocal, acute necrohemorrhagic nephritis