Oral Cavity. Examination of the oral cavity is carried out both before the removal of the tongue and pluck and after removal of the tongue and pluck, with splitting of the symphysis of the mandible, allowing butterflying of the oral cavity for close inspection of the mucosa, gums and teeth (figure 1).

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SAVA Members: Veterinarians

Course Design

Available online and in hardcopy

Course Highlights

CPD Points

Learning Outcomes

Continued Professional Development


Test: Question and Answer


South African Veterinary Council (SAVC)
1 CPD Point


Pass the test with 80% - Retries allowed: 3 

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Post-mortal Approach to the Alimentary System

1.0 CPD Points

Level 1