The science and technology dealing with the procurement, breeding, care, health, and selection of animals used in biomedical research and testing.
Use for general articles concerning veterinary medical education.
The protection of animals in laboratories or other specific environments by promoting their health through better nutrition, housing, and care.
The science of breeding, feeding and care of domestic animals; includes housing and nutrition.
The study of NUTRITION PROCESSES, as well as the components of food, their actions, interaction, and balance in relation to health and disease in animals.
Assistants to a veterinarian, biological or biomedical researcher, or other scientist who are engaged in the care and management of animals, and who are trained in basic principles of animal life processes and routine laboratory and animal health care procedures. (Facts on File Dictionary of Health Care Management, 1988)
The study of animals - their morphology, growth, distribution, classification, and behavior.
Publications in any medium issued in successive parts bearing numerical or chronological designations and intended to be continued indefinitely. (ALA Glossary of Library and Information Science, 1983, p203)
The use of animals as investigational subjects.
Animals which have become adapted through breeding in captivity to a life intimately associated with humans. They include animals domesticated by humans to live and breed in a tame condition on farms or ranches for economic reasons, including LIVESTOCK (specifically CATTLE; SHEEP; HORSES; etc.), POULTRY; and those raised or kept for pleasure and companionship, e.g., PETS; or specifically DOGS; CATS; etc.
The study of natural phenomena by observation, measurement, and experimentation.