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Delmar's Veterinary Technician Dictionary, 1st Edition

  • Dr. Ray V. Herren University of Georgia, Athens (Emeritus)
  • Janet Amundson Romich Madison Area Technical College
  • Thomson Delmar Learning
  • ISBN-10: 0766814211  |  ISBN-13: 9780766814219
  • 360 Pages
  • © 2000 | Published
  • College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $105.75



Delmar's Veterinary Technology Pocket Dictionary is essential for veterinary technology students. This handy reference includes over 6,000 terms frequently used by practicing veterinary technicians. Entries are cross-referenced to point out key connections between related concepts. Pronunciation keys assist students with uncommon or difficult terms. Appendices provide a quick reference to weight conversion tables, common abbreviations, and laboratory values for both large and small animals.

Table of Contents

Forward. Guide to Dictionary. A-Z Terms and Definitions. Appendices: A- Weight Conversion Table. B- Commonly Used Abbreviations. C- Reference Laboratory Values for Dogs and Cats. D- Reference Laboratory Values for Horses and Large Animals. E- Annotated Internet Resources.


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Meet the Author

Author Bio

Dr. Ray V. Herren

Dr. Ray V. Herren has been actively involved in agriculture for most of his life. He grew up on a diversified farm, where he played a major role in the production of livestock. He obtained a bachelor of science degree in agricultural education from Auburn University, a master's degree in agribusiness education from Alabama A & M, and a doctorate in vocational education (with an emphasis in agricultural education) from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. Dr. Herren has taught at Virginia Tech, Oregon State University, and the University of Georgia in Athens, where he recently retired as head of the Department of Agriculture Leadership, Education, and Communication. In addition to being a national leader in the FFA Alumni organization, he has served on numerous committees from the local to international level, including a national task force to develop FFA programs for middle school and the National Committee for Career Development Events. His prolific scholarly activity includes 26 journal articles, 51 invited or refereed presentations, and 12 books and manuals. He has also earned several awards for his commitment to service, as well as UGA's prestigious College of Education Outstanding Teaching Award.

Janet Amundson Romich

Janet Romich, a longtime veterinarian, teaches a variety of science-based courses at Madison Area Technical College in Madison, Wis., where she was honored with the Distinguished Teacher Award in 2004 for use of technology in the classroom, advisory and professional activities, publication list, and fundraising efforts. She is also an IACUC member for a hospital research facility and received the Wisconsin Veterinary Technician Association's Veterinarian of the Year Award in 2007 for her contributions to the education of veterinary technician students and in promoting the use of veterinary technicians in the workplace. Dr. Romich is also the author of FUNDAMENTALS OF PHARMACOLOGY FOR VETERINARY TECHNICIANS, 2e and UNDERSTANDING ZOONOTIC DISEASES as well as a co-author on DELMAR'S VETERINARY TECHNICIAN DICTIONARY. She received her Bachelor of Science degree in animal science from the University of Wisconsin–River Falls and her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine and Master of Science degrees from the University of Wisconsin–Madison. She remains active in veterinary practice through her relief practice, where she works in both small- and mixed-animal practices.

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