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in canines and felines, all deciduous teeth are normally shed by:

6-8 months age

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An osteosarcoma is a:

malignant tumor originating in bone

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A veterinarian treated a cow for milk fever last evening, but this morning the owner calls and informs the technician that the cow is down again. The veterinarian is too sick to work today. The technician should:

inform the owner that the veterinarian is sick and try to obtain a referral

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Which of the following tissues is most radiation sensitive?

Bone marrow

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5

Which of the following is an example of a water-soluble vitamin?

Vitamin B2

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From cranial to caudal, the correct order for the segments of the spine in animals is:

cervical, thoracic, lumbar, sacral, coccygeal

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The Coggins test is used to diagnose:

equine infectious anemia

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A disinfectant that should be used with caution around cats is:

phenol

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9

An emasculator is used in:

castration

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10

A correct statement regarding an onychectomy is that it involves the:

surgical removal of the nail

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11

A correct statement about the proper storage of whole blood is that it:

can be stored at 32.9 F to 50 F (4 C - 10 C) for up to 3 weeks

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12

In which of the following types of fracture would skin be torn, and bone and subcutaneous tissue be exposed?

compound

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13

An otoscope is an instrument primarily used for examining the:

ears

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14

Which of the following dog breeds is classified as brachycephalic?

Pekingese

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The most important reason for polishing the teeth after ultrasonic scaling is to:

create smooth surfaces to prevent accumulation

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The type of wound healing in which granulation tissue forms, filling the defect, is known as:

second intention

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17

Which of the following methods would be an initial measure in providing first aid for epistaxis?

Application of ice packs to the nasal passages

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18

Treatment instructions on a hospitalized dog read: "Administer chloramphenicol 500 mg b.i.d. per os." To comply with these instructions, the treatment is correctly interpreted as:

500 mg twice a day by mouth

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19

If an error is made on a medical record, the proper method for correcting the mistake is to:

draw a single line though it and initial the correction

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20

Which of the following is commonly used for infiltration and epidural anesthesia?

Lidocaine

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21

A bovine can be made recumbent by exerting pressure on muscles and nerves with a series of carefully placed and tightened ropes. This technique is called:

casting

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22

Both puppies and kittens can be started on heartworm-preventative therapy at the age of 6 to 8 weeks.

TRUE

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23

What precaution must be taken when dealing with goat and sheep herds affected with contagious ecthyma (also called sore mouth or orf)?

All of these

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24

You are standing alongside the withers of a stalled horse attempting to place a rope around its neck. The best action to take if the horse moves away from you is to:

Attempt to stay with the horse by moving along side and holding onto the mane.

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An animal that growls or hisses, bares teeth, air snaps, and/or lunges is exhibiting _____ behavior.

threatening

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An otherwise healthy veterinary technician, Anna, is bitten by a 2-year-old mixed-breed dog, "Tow Tow," while restraining him for a pedicure. The bite does not cause severe tissue damage, but the canine teeth penetrate her skin and she does bleed. Tow Tow is current on all of his vaccinations including rabies. He lives primarily in the backyard of his owner's suburban home. What is the best, first action Anna should take following the bite?

Wash the wound with soap and water, then with povidone-iodine, and follow with a thorough irrigation with water.

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What is a "reportable" disease?

A confirmed diagnosis of a reportable disease that must be reported to local health authorities/

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Which statement concerning rabies is most accurate?

Behavioral changes with profuse salivation, aggression, a change in voice, and/or paralysis may suggest a presumptive diagnosis of rabies.

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Which of the following can be used to feed an orphaned puppy?

All of these can be used.

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30

The eyes and ears of kittens open at about _____ weeks of age.

2

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31

Cats have about _______ bones.

250

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Cats whiskers are _______ hairs; they are connected to sensitive nerves that help the cat protect itself and find its way in the dark.

Tactile

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The integumentary system refers to the _____ of an animal.

Skin

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34

Which of the following animals has a monogastric digestive system?

Cat

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Which of the following animals has a ruminant digestive system?

Goat

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36

What is the average normal rectal temperature of swine?

102.6

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What is the average normal rectal temperature of a cat?

103

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What is the average normal rectal temperature of a dog?

101.3

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39

What is the normal pulse rate of a horse in rate/min?

32-44

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What is the normal pulse rate of cat in rate/min?

140-240

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What is the normal pulse rate of a dog in rate/min?

60-120

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What is the normal respiration rate in rate/min of a horse?

8-16

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What is the normal respiration rate in rate/min of a dog?

10-30

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Which of the following is a sign of ill health in an animal?

All are signs of ill health.

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_________ is a parasitic disease caused by a protozoan that attacks red blood corpuscles. Cattle are primarily affected. Symptoms include anemia, rapid heartbeat, muscular tremors, and loss of appetite.

Anaplasmosis

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__________ is the leading cause of profit loss in dairy cattle. It is a bacterial disease that affects female cattle, sheep, goats, and swine. It causes inflammation in the udder that effects milk production.

Mastitis

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47

An injection made just beneath the skin is known as a _________ injection.

Subcutaneous

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A ________ injection is made into the veins of an animal.

Intravenous

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An _______ injection is made into the udder through an opening in the teat.

Intramammary

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50

A _________ disease is an illness that can be transmitted from animals to humans.

Zoonotic

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A ______ is an accumulation of pus in a dead space between tissues containing bacteria, white blood cells and dead tissue.

Abcess

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Anemia is defined as...

Low in red blood cells

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_________ is a bacterial disease resulting from a cat scratch, which causes a soreness at the inflicted site, fever, and enlarged lymph nodes

Cat scratch fever

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54

A complete blood cell count measures which of the following:

All of the responses

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Cyanosis is the _____ color associated with low oxygen levels in the blood.

Blue

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Metastasis is the spread of ___________ cells to other sites in the body.

Cancer

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57

Tachycardia is defined as a

Elevated heart rate

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Acute refers to the _________ of a symptom.

Sudden onset

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A ____ is a germicide that can be used on the skin of animals.

Antiseptic

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Atrophy is the _________ of tissue.

Shrinking

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_______ is an accumulation of gas in the rumen.

Bloat

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When something is congenital is....

Present at birth

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63

Enzymes are ______ molecules that speed chemical reactions in the body.

Protein

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Hardware disease occurs when ruminants inadvertently consume _____, which migrates through their bodies causing infection.

Metal

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______ is an inflammation of a joint. Caused by abnormal stress on a normal joint, or by normal stress on an abnormal joint.

Arthritis

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Loss of transparency of the lens of the eye is known as ______. Can be genetic or acquired as the result of injury or diabetes, etc

Cataracts

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A ________ is an abnormal protrusion of organs through a weak spot or abnormal opening, usually in the abdominal or groin areas.

Hernia

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A _____ is an abnormal heart sound associated with the opening or closing of a heart valve.

Murmur

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_______________ is an abnormal clumping of red blood cells.

Agglutination

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_____ is the medical term for a loss of hair

Alopecia

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___________ are drugs that reduce the ability of the blood to clot.

Anticoagulants

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____ is a yellow fluid produced by the liver and stored in the gall bladder that helps in the digestion of fats.

Bile

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An animal who harbors an infectious agent but is not showing signs of disease is known as a ____.

Carrier

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74

What is the conjunctiva?

The pink tissues surrounding the eye.

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Dermatitis is an inflammation of the _______.

Skin

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Diuretics are drugs that increase the amount of ____ produced.

Urine

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Dyspnea is...

Difficulty breathing

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Dystocia is...

Difficulty birthing

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___ refers to low blood calcium occurring in female dogs and cats at the end of gestation, or more commonly during early lactation.

Eclampsia

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Encephalitis is inflammation of the _____.

Brain

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Endoparasites reside ______ the animal.

Inside

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A long, flexible lighted tube used to see inside structures is called a _______.

Endoscope

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Epistaxis is....

A bloody nose

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Hematuria is...

Red blood cells in the urine

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Hypermagnesemia is...

Elevated blood magnesium

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Hypocalcemia is...

Low blood calcium

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Hypokalemia is...

Low blood potassium

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_____ is an inflammation of the clear part of the eye, the cornea.

Keratitis

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Leukocytosis is a _____________ cell count.

High white blood

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Metritis is an infection of the _______.

Uterus

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_______ is the pink lining of an organ, such as the lining of the nose, mouth, vagina, penis.

Mucosa

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Polydipsia is....

Drinking excessive amounts of water

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___ are infectious proteins. Scrapie in sheep, Creutzfeldt Jakob disease in humans, and Bovine Spongifor Encephalopathy in cattle (Mad Cow Disease)are all caused by ______.

Prions

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Probiotics are a live microbial feed supplement which _________ affects the host animal.

Beneficially

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The abnormal position of an organ in which the organ pouches through an opening from which it does not normally protrude is known as a _____.

Prolapse

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Proptosis is...

Bulging of the eye out of the eye socket

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Pyrexia is....

A fever

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________ is the discharge of more fluid than normal fecal matter from the bowel; often more frequently than normal.

Scours

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Sepsis is the presence of infectious organisms in the ___.

Blood

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_________ is the term used to describe being free of infection or contamination by microorganisms

Aseptic

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