Pa Terms

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What is a parasite?

Pa Terms

Panleukopaenia: another term for FIE-feline infectious enteritis. (preferred in North America)

Papilla: small finger-like tissue projection as found on the tongue and lining the gut.

Parasite: any animal or plant that lives inside or on the skin of another animal (host), from which it obtains food and nourishment and generally does harm to the host.

Parti-color: term encompassing bicolors, tortoiseshells, and tortie & whites



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