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Veterinary & Aquatic Services Department, Drs. Foster & Smith
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Are you a crossword puzzle buff? If you are, we hope you'll enjoy this puzzle which tests your knowledge of veterinary terminology and animal characteristics.

 

Crossword puzzle

Across

  1. Poisonous toad
  2. Disease caused by low insulin levels
  3. Snake that constricts its prey
  4. Channel in a bone, e.g.; nasal ____
  5. Reflective area at the back of the eye
  6. Ingest water
  7. Highest level after CD (Companion Dog) & CDX (Companion Dog Excellent) in obedience trials
  8. Tumor sometimes associated with exposure to ultraviolet light or vaccination
  9. Network of veins or nerves, e.g.; solar ____
  10. Pouch-like organ at the beginning of the large intestine (pl.)
  11. Acronym for "intravenous"
  12. Hair-like structure used for movement by protozoa
  13. Acronym for "electron microscope"
  14. Acronym for "lupus erythematosus"
  15. Zoonosis transmitted by cat feces or eating raw or undercooked meat (abbrev.)

Down

  1. Acronym for "antidiuretic hormone"
  2. Acronym for the estrogenic hormone used to treat incontinence in dogs
  3. Age in weeks when vision is fully developed in a puppy
  4. An ulna, radius or femur, for example
  5. Acronym for "urinalysis"
  6. Lack of appetite
  7. Transmit Lyme disease
  8. Material used in surgery to close a wound
  9. Acronym for sinoatrial node in the heart
  10. Rounded projection such as on a tooth or heart valve
  11. Compound made from amino acids
  12. Series of tissues or organs, e.g.; respiratory ____, digestive ____
  13. Cardiac ____, smooth ____, or striated ____
  14. A defined section of an organ, e.g.; in the liver, lung, or brain
  15. Acronym for "ultraviolet"
  16. Acronym for "carbon monoxide"

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