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Post  GAMEDOG_PSYCHO on Thu Jul 01, 2010 10:01 am

for educational purpose guys...
Dead Game - Lifelessness from a courageous, dexterous, obstinate, spontaneous mode of action
Dee Ring - A device attached to a collar for attaching a bull snap
Defacate - To pass stool
Dehydration - An excess fluid loss of minerals known as electrolytes. Fluid therapy is needed
Demodectic Mange - Red Mange; Demodex; a hereditary skin condition caused by a parasitic mite living in hair follicles, causing patches of hair loss
Dermatitis - Inflammation of the skin
Dew Claws - The claw on the inside of the legs just above and behind the foot; meat claw
Dewlap - The loose, pendulous skin under the throat
Diet - A selected assortment of foods designed for a specific purpose
Distemper - A high mortality viral disease, highly contagious, which spreads through secretions of nose, eyes, or direct oral contact, similar to the germ that causes measles in people
Dog Pit - An area of specific dimensions for the betting, holding, testing, and viewing of fighting dogs
Dog Skin - Leather made from the hide of a dog
Dog Trot - A gentle trot
Dogue De Bordeaux - A purebred of Bulldog and Mastiff resembling the character of the original Bullmastiff; a Bordeaux Mastiff
Drag Fight - During a contest when dogs spend long intervals out of hold
Drain - A means of providing a discharge of fluids from a wound
Drop Ears - Ears that lay flat and hang down past the leather of the button ear, known as miscarried ears; opposite of fly ears
Dudley Nose - A flesh colored pigmentation of the nose
Ear Mange - Otodectic Mange; ear mites suck lymph fluids through the walls of the ear canal causing infection. A brownish smelly ooze is present deep down in the canal
EBA - Endangered Breed Association; an organization of the American Dog Breeders Association for the support of American Pit Bull Terriers and other breeds being discriminated against
Eczema - An inflammatory skin disease caused by sensitivity
Edema - Tissue swelling due to escape of watery fluid from the blood vessels
Elbow - The joint between the forearm and the upper arm
Elbows Out - Turning out or away from the body, not held close to the sides
Epinephrine - A product of the adrenal gland capable of raising blood pressure
Ewe Neck - Curvature of the top of the neck
False Pregnancy - All the signs of a real pregnancy
Fancy - A fancied, not ordinary coat color characterized by variety
Fanged - When a fang has penetrated a dogs own lip and is stuck there
Fangs - The four large teeth in the front of the mouth known as canines
Farmed Out - The placing and agreements of a dog at a different location or yard
Fawn - A dark buckskin; extremely pale yellowish-brown; isabella; wheaten; originally known in Europe as fallow
Feces - Material passed by the rectum
Femur - The large heavy bone of the thigh
Fiddle Front - Forelegs out at elbows, pasterns close, feet turned out
Flank - The side of the body between the last rib and the hip
Flare - A blaze that widens
Flat Sided - Ribs not properly rounded as they meet the breast bone
Flea - A common parasite found on the skin that lives by feeding on blood, causing itching and scratching
Flirt Pole - A long lighter weight pole used to exercise, condition, and shape a dog by attaching hydes, knots, overalls, tire tubes, etc. to a rope and manually operating horizontally in a circular motion, up and down; a manually operated cable or rope running along a 90 degree post or 45 degree angled post with attached hydes, knots, overalls, tire tubes, etc. hanging from the end and pulled up and down from the opposite end
Flying Ginny - A catmill; horsemill
Forearm - The bone of the foreleg between the elbow and pastern
Foreface - muzzle
Fracture - A break in a bone
Front - The forepart of the body as viewed from the front
Frostbite - Dead tissue as a result of extreme cold
Furrow - An indentation or median line down the center of the skull to the top skull
Game - Courageous, dexterous, obstinate, spontaneous; bravery and heroism from a noble and self sacrificing devotion; a contest lasting until a result is obtained
Gamedog - A proven game, deep game or dead game fighting dog
Gameness - A very hard to obtain, courageous, dexterous, obstinate, spontaneous grade of game. Once obtained it is very hard to hold onto. Once lost it is impossible to obtain again, except through sheer luck occasionally or many years of breeding, conditioning, and culling
Gamester - A person who makes a business of gambling
Game Test - To test the degree of gameness by consecutively rolling and scratching a dog after tiring, to a fresh dog
Gastro-enteritis - Inflammation of the stomach and intestines
GDR - Game Dog Breeders Registry
Gene - A determiner in a chromosome having an important part in the transmission and development of inherited characteristics
Genetics - The mechanisms of heredity, sex determination, variation and the transmission of inherited characteristics among similar or related organisms
Genotype - An individuals hereditary makeup as distinguished from the actualization of the genes
Gestation Period - The duration of normel pregnancy in the dog, about 63 days Gland - An organ composed of secreting cells
Gonad - A reproductive organ; an ovary or testicle
Goose Rump - Too steep or sloping a croup
Grand Champion - GR. CH.; recognized on paper as winning a specified amount of contract matchs, more than a champion
Grinder Bite - When the dentation and jaws meet exact; level bite; pincer bite
Grizzle - A bluish-gray color; iron-gray
Handle - To manage a pit dog in a pit contest; the tail, looks similar to a pump handle and has a hand grip after the root, in line with the croup. Once held to start and stop a contest
Handler - A person who manages a pit dog in a pit contest
Hangers - The large teeth known as canines
Hard Mouthed - A dog that bites hard leaving marks on the opponent
Hard Pad - A virus that attacks the skin of feet and nose. A form of distemper
Hare Foot - A narrow foot
Harness - A means for working a dog that usually attaches around the brisket, chest and neck areas
Heartworm - Adult worms live in the right side of the heart, heart valves, lungs, arteries, and veins. Death can occur. It can be diagnosed through a blood test. Prevention is recommended
Heatstroke - Dazed condition, rapid breathing, temperature, vomiting, and collapse caused by exposure to excessive heat
Height - Vertical measurement from the shoulders or withers to the ground
Hemorrhage - Profuse escape of blood from a blood vessel; bleeding
Hepatitis - A sometimes fatal viral disease characterized by hepatic and generalized endotheliall lesions
Heredity - The transmission of characteristics of the progenitor
Hooked Up - An agreement or contract for dogs to match into each other Hookworm - A small thin worm that fastens to the wall of the small intestines and draws blood from the intestinal wall
Hock - The tarsus bones or lower joint of the third leg; heel
Honest Bulldog - A game American Pit Bull Terrier
Hot Spots - Quarter shaped spots of infection on a dogs skin characterized by a crusty or raw appearance
Hucklebones - The top of the hip bones
Humerus - The bone of the upper arm
Hypovolemia - A severe loss of body fluid, body fluids must be replaced immediately
Inbreeding - The mating of closely related animals
Incisors - The teeth between the canines in the front of the mouth used for dividing and separating
Intravenous - Injection into a vein or veins
Intravenous Fluid - A solution for treating dehydration, injury, shock, etc., such as saline or lactated ringers
Jackchain - An endless chain formed like a figure 8 for moving logs, furnished with projecting dogs
Judge - An experienced person appointed to decide or pass judgement at a pit contest. He must understand the pit rules agreed upon

Keep - The housing, method, and place of managing and conditioning a dog, and the dog Kennel - A dog house or shelter; a place where dogs are bred Kennel Cough - A highly contagious disease causing a harsh spastic cough that spreads quickly Kink Tail - An abruptly bent tail, appearing broken Lactation - The period of milk secretion Layback - A receding nose and undershot jaw Leather - The flap of the ear Leptospirosis - A dangerous and bothersome viral infection because it affects many organs before lodging itself in the kidneys Line Breeding - The mating of related animals less closely related than inbreeding Lippy - Lips that do not meet exact and overhang Loaded Shoulders - Shoulders out of alignment due to overweight or over-development Loin - A part of the body between the last ribs and the hindquarters Lumber - Excess fat on a dog Lungs - Organs of respiration Mandible - The lower jaw bone Marrow - A soft substance filling the space within bones Mask - Shading of the foreface Mastitis - Inflammation of the mammary gland Match - A contest; a game; to place in competition against each other Menstruation - The periodic discharge of bloody fluid from the uterus of female mammals in connection with preperation for ovulation Merle - A marbled like appearance Metritis - Inflammation of the uterus Molars - Rear teeth used for actual chewing Monorchid - A male dog with only one testicle visible Muscular - Pertaining to strong muscles that make movement possible Muzzle - The nose and jaws in front of the eyes; foreface NAPBTA - National American Pit Bull Terrier Association; an organization of the United Kennel Club since 1981 for the support of American Pit Bull Terrier show dogs Nape - The back of the neck Natural Ears - Uncropped ears Nose Bleed - The usual cause is injury to the nasal tissue, there can be many causes. Ice packs usually help, coagulants may be necessary Nucleus - The consolidated body within the cell containing the chromosomes Oestrus - Breeding season; heat Offspring - A descendant or descendants Old Family - A late 1800's strain of various colored imported Irish pit dogs, named for the practice of close inbreeding for gameness Old Family Reds - A formation of the Old Family that once was pure of other lines and exhibited red, white, or red and white colors with pigmentation and claw color matching Old Family Red Nose - A formation of the Old Family Reds that once was pure of other lines and exhibited a copper leather colored nose, known as a red nose. Some dog men called them pinkeys in an inferior way Open To Match - A dog of specific weight being offered to match into equal weight; open weight Open To Stud - A male dog being offered publicly for breeding services; stud service; at stud Out At Shoulder - Shoulder blades set on outside Outbreeding - Outcross; open pedigree; crossbred; when two dogs are bred together with no dogs in common in their pedigree. Not controlling desired characteristics or obtaining new characteristics Overshot - The upper incisor teeth overlap the lower teeth of the lower jaw; over-bite Pads - The underside or soles of the feet Pallor - Paleness; pale pink or white gums and mouth Parainfluenza - A common viral upper respiratory disease Parasite - An organism that thrives upon another living thing without making any compensatory effort Parti-Colored - Variegated with patches of two or more colors Parvovirus - This infection results in enteric disease characterized by sudden onset of vomiting and diarrhea, often hemorrhagic leukopenia frequently accompanies clinical signs Pastern - The bones that form the joint between the radius and the metacarpals Pedigree - A line of descent; record of ancestry; bloodline Penicillin - A powerful antibiotic made from a common green fungus mold, used to prevent bacteria from multiplying, as in infected wounds Phenotype - The individuals appearance or performance and the observable outcome of interaction between the environment and its genotype Pick-Up - Grabbing a dog by the nape of the neck while pulling up as you wrap your arm underneath the dog Pied - Large patches of two or more colors, one being white; parti-colored; piebald Pig Jaw - An exaggeration of an overshot jaw Pile - Soft hair in the undercoat Pit - An area of specific dimensions for the betting, holding, testing, and viewing of fighting dogs or various contests Pit Bull - The American Pit Bull Terrier; a nickname to distinguish the original Bulldog from the brachycephalic type English Bulldog Pit Rules - The guides or principles laid down to control and govern fighting dogsMonorchid - A male dog with only one testicle visible Pit Weight - The most effective performance weight of a pit dog at a pit contest; conditioned weight; match weight Placenta - An organ through which the fetus is nourished and waste products are removed Plucky - Having courage or pluck Prepotency - A strong tendency to pass on characteristics to offspring; prepotent Prick Ear - An erect carried ear, pointed at top. Similar to bat ear Prospect - To view a pit dogs future with potential expectations Protector - The iron collar once placed on a bear used for baiting with dogs; a collar made to protect the neck Pulmonary Edema - A collection of watery fluid in the lungs Pulse - A rhythmically propelled force through arteries by the beat of the heart Purebred - Belonging to a recognized breed kept pure for many generations Pyosis - The formation of pus, a yellow or yellowish-white creamy matter, chiefly dead tissue Rabies - Hydrophobia; a viral disease that affects the nervous system and damages the brain Racy - Long, with a slight build Rash - A skin eruption caused by a local irritation or toxic substance Rat Tail - A thick rooted tail covered with soft curls and a hairless tip with a trimmed appearance Recessive - A dominant character or gene buried when it develops from one parent, associated in the zygote Red - Nearly any shade darker than buckskin and lighter than brown appearing with hue or tint resembling redness or the color red; fiery Red Nose - A copper leather colored nose exhibited by dogs related to Old Family red nose dogs Red Smut - A red or red brindle Scottish fighting dog smaller than a Blue Paul, now extinct in a pure form. Part of the American Pit Bull Terriers heritage. Some were fallow colored; Glasgow Smut Register Of Merit - R.O.M.; recognized on paper as having produced champion match dogs Reversion - The appearance of ancestral traits not found in more immediate generations of ancestors; throw back; atavism Ribs - A forming cage of the chest Ring - A strong circle device used for joining between a chain or swivel and an axel, pipe or stake Ringworm - A common fungus disease affecting the skin Ringers Lactate - A solution used for replacing electrolytes lost through bleeding, dehydration, etc.; lactated ringers; crystalloids Roll - To prove or test gameness in a contest until a result is obtained Roller Buckle - A device for easily installing or removing a collar Rose Ear - An ear which folds over and back revealing the burr of the ear Round Eyes - The shape of the eye opening Rounding - Cutting or trimming the leather ear flap around the end or tip Roundworm - A white spaghetti like worm, 1 to 7 inches long, that lives in the intestine Ruff - The longer hair growth around the neck Runt - An unusually small animal

Saddle - A marking over the back, like a saddle on a horse Sarcoptic Mange - A disease caused by a microscopic spider-like creature called a mite that causes intense itching and small red bites SBT - Staffordshire Bull Terrier Scale - A device used for weighing pit dogs Scapula - The shoulder blade Scissor Bite - The upper incisors overlap the lower incisors snug Scratch - A dogs willingness to cross the pit and take hold of his opponent according to the rules of the match agreed upon Scratch Line - A line drawn across the corner of the pit from which the dog must not cross until the referee says to let go Screw Tail - A short tail twisted in a spiral formation like a screw Scrotum - The pouch on males which contains the testicles Second Thigh - The leg bone between the hock and the stifle joint Selective Breeding - To control desired characteristics, to improve and purify a strain Semen - A fluid produced by the male generative organs containing countless spermatozoa allowing impregnation Semi-Pricked Ears - Erect carried ears with the tips folding forward Septum - The line which extends vertically between the nostrils Shelly - Too narrow and light in body Shock - Bodily prostration; exhaustion of vital powers, fluid therapy is needed Short Coupled - Short in back and loins Sickle Tail - Carried out and up in a semi-circle like a sickle Sinusitis - Inflammation of a sinus gland that inhibits breathing Snipey - A weak, long and narrow muzzle Snowshoe Foot - Slightly webbed between the toes Spayed - A female whose ovaries have been removed surgically Spermatozoon - A single sperm or male gamete; spermatozoa Splashed - Irregularly patched color on white Splay Feet - A flat or open-toed foot; opposite of a cat foot Spot Weight - To be lighter than the opponent Spread - The width between the front legs Spring Of Ribs - The roundness of the ribs Spring Pole - A cable or rope hanging from a tree limb, 90 degree post or 45 degree angled post with a heavy spring attached, a springy 45 degree sapling pole, either having hydes, knots, overalls, tire, tube, or anything a dog can jump up and take hold of, attached to an extending cable or rope, for exercising and strengthening purposes Staffordshire Bull Terrier - The English show version of the American Pit Bull Terrier, possessing much related ancestry and similar character with little resemblance. AKC registered since 1974, the Staffordshire Bull Terrier is smaller and bred along different lines than the American Staffordshire Terrier, with the ears not cropped Stakeholder - A person appointed to hold the forfeit and wagers for a pit contest Stance - A manner of standing Started - A young pit dog in the first stages of rolling, testing and training; to bump together and test preparedness Sterility - Not able to produce live gametes Stern - The tail; the handle Sternum - The breast bone Stifle - The ham; the joint of the hind leg between the thigh and the second thigh Stilted - The up and down gait of a straight hocked dog Stop - The step up from the nose to the skull between the eyes; the drop Strain - A family of the same breed that is interrelated and exhibits uniformity of type which distinguishes them from other members of the same breed or other strains Substance - Good boned, good weight, well muscled Suture - The surgical sewing of tissues Swayback - Concave curvature of the back between the withers and hip bones; opposite of roach back or wheel back Swivel - A device used to allow the chain to turn when attached to a d-ring, eye-bolt, link or ring Tapeworm - A long, flat, parasitic, segmented worm that lives in the small intestine, parts of which are passed in the stool Teat - An organ in females through which milk is drawn for nursing pups; nipple Telegony - The questionable influence of a preceding sire on progeny produced by a succeeding sire from the same mother Tendon - A narrowed end of a muscle usually attached to a bone Testis - A testicle, one of two male reproductive glands situated in the scrotum which produce spermatozoa Thigh - The hind quarter from the hip joint to the stifle Threadworm - A small roundworm that lives in the intestine and is able to infect dogs and man Throatiness - Excessive loose skin under the throat Throw Back - The appearance of ancestral traits not found in more immediate generations of ancestors; reversion Ticked - Small isolated areas of black or colored hairs on a white dog Ticks - There are several varieties, all are able to transmit disease Timber - Bone, especially of the legs Timekeeper - A person who keeps and marks the time of a pit contest Tincture Of Iodine - An antiseptic solution, of iodine in alcohol Tourniquet - A device for checking or stopping bleeding; a two inch wide bandage twisted tight with a stick; a pad pressed down with a twist Treadmill - A sided rectangular designed treadle for treading a pit dog in place to exercise or condition and shape with emphasis on lungs. The most common types are carpet and slat mills; straight mill Tulip Ear - Erect carried ear similar to prick ear but with tip drooping somewhat Turn - When a pit dog turns his head and shoulders away from his opponent. Official turns are described different in various sets of rules Turntable - A flat round table that turns under the dog as he treads in place for conditioning and shaping; round mill; table mill Turn-Up - Uptilted jaw Tusk - An old term for the canine teeth on Pit Bull dogs; fangs UKC - United Kennel Club; an American Pit Bull Terrier registry since 1898. The American Pit Bull Terrier was the first breed registered by the UKC Umbilical Cord - The cord which connects the fetus with the placenta; naval string Undershot - The lower incisor teeth overlap the upper teeth of the upper jaw; under-bite; Bulldog jaw Unit Character - A character inherited independently of other characters, on the presence of a single gene Upper-Arm - The humerus bone of the foreleg between the shoulder blade and forearm Uterus - A female organ for developing, holding, and protecting fetuses; the womb Vaccinate - To inoculate with a virus to protect against its disease Vasectomize - To render sterile by an operation other than castration Vein - A thin walled tube for carrying blood from tissue to heart Venipuncture - The procedure of puncturing a vein for drawing blood, administering medicine or intravenous feeding Venoclysis - The tubing and valve commonly referred to as an IV set Venous Bleeding - Dark red blood that flows steadily or may ooze from the wound. Apply direct pressure and tourniquet at once Vitamin - A protein essential to growth and health Vulva - The exterior opening or external parts of the female genitalia Walleye - A blue eye also known as a pearl eye Weedy - A dog too light of bone Whelp - To bring forth young from a bitch; a puppy Whip Tail - A stiff, straight, pointed tail Whipworm - A whip like parasite that lives in the first part of the large intestine, cecum Whitehead - A pure snow colored head with a different colored body Withers - A first dorsal vertebra; the highest part of the body just behind the neck; the shoulders Wrinkle - Loose folding skin on forehead, foreface, or skull Wry Mouth - When the dentation and jaws don't meet exact; an overshot, undershot, grinder bite combined Yard - A lot used to keep a yardful of dogs Yellow - Lemon; of the color of gold Zygote - the cell formed from a union of an ovum and a spermatozoon, two gametes, including the organism that develops from that cell, a fertilized ovum before cleavage


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