very quick freezing of carcasses of meat by passage through a freezing tunnel beneath jets of liquid nitrogen.
|quick of hoof|
the area of the sensitive laminae; penetrated by a misguided farrier nail to draw blood.
|Quick prothrombin test|
see prothrombin time test.
calcium oxide, called also unslaked lime.
the disability in horses of dropping food from the mouth while in the process of masticating it. Due usually to stomatitis caused by bad teeth. Paralysis of the tongue has the same effect. See also cud dropping.
a horse affected by quidding.
at rest; latent; the G0 stage of the cell cycle.
see silent estrus.
the shaft of a bird’s feather (1).
q. suture technique a secure, external method of closing the vulva against prolapse; now obsolete. A vertically placed piece of rubber tubing on either side of the vulva is encircled in a row of four or five horizontal mattress sutures.
a genus of roundworms in the subfamily Cyathostominae.
Q. africana, Q. ethiopica, Q. uganda found in the African elephant.
Q. renniei, Q. travancra found in the Indian elephant.