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Epidermitis, Exudative, of Swine definition: An acute generalized dermatitis of pigs which occurs from 5 to 35 days of age, characterized by sudden onset, with morbidity of 10 to 90% and mortality of 5 to 90%. The lesions are caused by Staphylococcus hyos but the bacterial agent is unable to penetrate the intact skin. Abrasions on the feet and legs or lacerations on the body frequently precede infection. In acute cases, a vesicular-type virus may be the predisposing factor. The causative organism is inhibited by most antibiotics. (Merck Veterinary Manual, 5th ed)
Swine definition: Any of various animals that constitute the family Suidae and comprise stout-bodied, short-legged omnivorous mammals with thick skin, usually covered with coarse bristles, a rather long mobile snout, and small tail. Included are the genera Babyrousa, Phacochoerus (wart hogs), and Sus, the latter containing the domestic pig (see SUS SCROFA).
swine definition: any of various stout-bodied short-legged omnivorous mammals (family Suidae) with a thick bristly skin and a long flexible snout; especially a domesticated member of the species (Sus scrofa) that includes the European wild boar.
Suidae definition: Taxonomic family which includes the domestic pig
Swine, Miniature definition: Genetically developed small pigs for use in biomedical research. There are several strains - Yucatan miniature, Sinclair miniature, and Minnesota miniature.
miniature swine definition: strains of small pigs developed for use in biomedical research.
Minipig definition: A Yucatan, Gottingen, or other pig breed that is bred specifically for its small size. The Minipig weighs between 20-30kg at sexual maturity.
Taenia solium definition: Species of tapeworm in the genus TAENIA, that infects swine. It is acquired by humans through the ingestion of cured or undercooked pork.
Guinea Pigs definition: A common name used for the genus Cavia. The most common species is Cavia porcellus which is the domesticated guinea pig used for pets and biomedical research.
guinea pig definition: stout-bodied nearly tailless domesticated cavy; often kept as a pet and widely used in research.
Caviid herpesvirus 2 definition: A cytomegalovirus species in the family ROSEOLOVIRUS, infecting guinea pigs.
Duroc Pig definition: An older breed of American domestic pig, the Duroc breed is of medium length with a muscular, large-framed body. This pig breed is red-colored with partially drooping ears and is one of the most aggressive breeds of swine. The Duroc breed is also one of the largest sized breeds in use in biomedical research but its size and temperament make it a less popular choice in research.
Hampshire Pig definition: One of the oldest original early American pig strains, the Hampshire pig originated from the Old English breed and was imported to North American in the mid-1800s. The Hampshire pig has black skin and hair covering most of its body with a white portion of skin covering its front limbs and back. The Hampshire pig is one of the larger pig breeds used in biomedical research.
Landrace Pig definition: Developed in Denmark by crossing native pigs with the Large White pig breed. The Landrace pig was imported into the UK in 1949 and disseminated worldwide beginning in the 1950s. This breed is characterized by white skin and the absence of black hair as well as lop ears and a long middle, light forequarter. The Landrace breed is susceptible to Porcine stress syndrome and malignant hyperthermia under anesthetic. This is one of the largest breeds in use in biomedical research.
Hartley Guinea Pig definition: Albino outbred guinea pig belonging to the English (short-haired) breed. The Hartley guinea pig was imported from the Medical Research Council, Millhill, England, to Charles River in 1968 for propagation. The animal is a crepuscular mammalian herbivore that is tailless with short legs and a large head. The Hartley Guinea Pig has a white coat color (acromelanic albino) and red eyes and requires a nutritional source of vitamin C to sustain normal function. The Hartley guinea pig is used as an animal model for studying human diseases and toxins harmful to man, as well as the development of serums and vaccines.
Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome definition: A syndrome characterized by outbreaks of late term abortions, high numbers of stillbirths and mummified or weak newborn piglets, and respiratory disease in young unweaned and weaned pigs. It is caused by PORCINE RESPIRATORY AND REPRODUCTIVE SYNDROME VIRUS. (Radostits et al., Veterinary Medicine, 8th ed, p1048)
Guinea Pig definition: The domesticated guinea pig, Cavia porcellus.
Sus scrofa definition: A species of SWINE, in the family Suidae, comprising a number of subspecies including the domestic pig Sus scrofa domestica.
Pig definition: The domestic pig Sus scrofa domestica.
Sus scrofa domestica definition: The domestic pig, a subspecies of SUS SCROFA.
Gottingen Pig definition: The smallest of the common miniature breeds, this breed is 10-14kg at sexual maturity with a shortened snout and rounded appearance. The Gottingen pig has white skin and hair. It is used in a variety of applications in biomedical research including cardiovascular studies, and its small size makes it an ideal animal model due to its relative ease of handling and smaller housing requirements.
Hanford Pig definition: The largest of the miniature breeds, it reaches 25-40kg at sexual maturity. The Hanford pig is white with an elongated snout and has the largest heart and blood vessels of all pig breeds. It is used in biomedical research, among other things, in the testing of implantable devices in human cardiovascular research.
Dunkin Hartley Guinea Pig definition: Albino outbred guinea pig belonging to the English (short-haired) breed. The Dunkin Hartley guinea pig is a crepuscular mammalian herbivore that is tailless with short legs and a large head. The Dunkin Hartley guinea pig has a white coat color (acromelanic albino) and red eyes and requires a nutritional source of vitamin C to sustain normal function. This guinea pig breed is used as an animal model for studying human diseases and toxins harmful to man, as well as the development of serums and vaccines.
Yucatan Pig definition: Originating from Mexico and Central America, this breed has a straight back and no potbelly, short snout, sparse hair coat and medium size ears. The Yucatan pig is slate gray to black in color. Its uses in biomedical research are varied and include diabetes research, cardiovascular research, angiogenesis, and ophthalmological research among others.
pig definition: [1] Tier: Schwein [2] Missbilligende Bezeichnung für Polizist: Bulle
guinea pig definition: [1] Meerschweinchen [2] Versuchskaninchen
pig definition: Cochon, porc.
pig definition: Salaud.
pig definition: Flic.
briquette definition: Brique.
pig Latin definition: argot utilisé en anglais, similaire au verlan et au louchébem, où on déplace la première lettre d'un mot à la fin du mot et ajoute -lay.
Sau definition: [1] Plural 1: weibliches Schwein, ab dem ersten Ferkeln [2] Plural 1, regional: Schwein allgemein [3] Plural 2: Wildschwein [4] Schimpfwort für einen :[a] gemeinen, [b] schmutzigen oder obszönen Menschen [5] verstärkende Vorsilbe (unbetont) [6] ungebräuchlich gewordener deutscher Name des Flusses Save [7] vulgär: erotisch-reizvoller Mensch
Stelze definition: [1] Stange zum Verlängern eines Beines (paarweise verwendet) [2] Pfahl bei einem Pfahlbau [3] Plural: die Vogelgattung Motacilla [4] gebratene Schweinshachse (österreichisch)
Massel definition: [1] salopp: günstiger Zufall; unverdientes, unvorhergesehenes, überraschendes Glück
Spanferkel definition: [1] Zubereitungsvariante für Schwein. Das junge Schwein wird dabei auf einem Drehspieß gegart.
die Katze im Sack kaufen definition: [1] etwas kaufen, ohne es vorher zu prüfen [2] sich auf etwas Unbekanntes einlassen
Meerschweinchen definition: [1] aus Südamerika stammendes Nagetier, Haustier (Cavia porcellus) [2] Plural, Zoologie: die Familie Caviidae, zu der [1] gehört
Halunke definition: [1] (abwertend) :[a] jemand, der böse handelt :[b] jemand, der andere niederträchtig oder heimtückisch schädigt :[c] Schurke, schlechter Mensch [2] (scherzend) kleiner frecher Junge
eigensinnig definition: [1] gegen alle vernünftigen Vorstellungen beharrend, von Eigensinn bestimmt
Versuchskaninchen definition: [1] Biologie: Kaninchen, an dem Testversuche durchgeführt werden (zum Beispiel für die Kosmetikindustrie) [2] ''
Schweinegrippe definition: [1] Tiermedizin: akut verlaufende Infektionskrankheit der Atemwege bei Hausschweinen [2] Humanmedizin: Bezeichnung für eine Infektion des Menschen mit Influenza-A-Viren einer bestimmten Variante des Subtyps H1N1, die im April 2009 aus Mexiko und den Vereinigten Staaten bekannt geworden ist (insbesondere in der Umgangssprache, aber auch in der Standardsprache und Fachsprache)
Schweineinfluenza definition: [1] Medizin: akut verlaufende Infektionskrankheit der Atemwege bei Hausschweinen
gris definition: [1] Schwein [2] als Schimpfwort für eine Person
kiaulė definition: [1] Schwein
puerco definition: [1] Schwein (Säugetier) [2] Schimpfwort für einen dreckigen Menschen [3] Schimpfwort für einen groben, unhöflichen Menschen [4] Schimpfwort für einen gemeinen Menschen [5] Jägersprache für Wildschwein
porko definition: [1] das Schwein
świnia definition: [1] Haustier: Schwein [2] abwertend: ein gemeiner Mensch: Schwein [3] ein dreckiger oder obszöner Mensch: Schwein
brique definition: Bloc de pierre artificielle fabriqué avec de la terre argileuse pétrie, moulée, séchée, cuite, et dont on se sert comme matériau de construction.
brique definition: Construction faite de briques ou d'un assemblage de briques.
brique definition: Matériau ou objet ayant la forme d’une brique.
brique definition: Emballage parallélépipédique utilisé pour certaines denrées alimentaires
brique definition: Famille de fromages français à base de lait de brebis, de chèvre ou de vache, à pâte molle à croûte fleurie et souvent en forme de brique.
brique definition: Un million d'ancien francs français (dix mille nouveaux francs français, soit 1524 euros).
brique definition: Dans l'est de la France et en Suisse, désigne des éclats, des tessons, des fragments d'une chose cassée.
poulet definition: petit du coq et de la poule, plus âgé que le poussin , avant d'être adulte.
poulet definition: Viande de jeune poule ou jeune coq destiné à l'alimentation humaine.
poulet definition: terme d'affection, que l'on adresse généralement aux enfants.
poulet definition: Policier.
poulet definition: Nigaud.
poulet definition: Billet doux.
porc definition: Mammifère omnivore très répandu dans le monde, au museau terminé par un groin. Animal domestique qu’on engraisse pour le manger et qui a entre la chair et la peau une graisse qu’on appelle lard. La femelle est la truie.
porc definition: Viande du '''porc'''.
porc definition: Personne malpropre ou obsédée.
cochon definition: Mammifère domestique, ongulé de l'ordre des suidés. Porc.
cochon definition: Porc mâle et châtré élevé pour l'alimentation.
cochon definition: Viande de cet animal, porc, cochonaille.
cochon definition: (''Par extension'') Tirelire très courante en forme de cochon.
cochon definition: Personne malpropre, sale.
cochon definition: Personne aux actes ou aux propos obscènes.
cochon definition: ''Métallurgie'': Mélange impur de métal et de scories qui bouche quelquefois les fourneaux où l’on fait fondre les métaux.
têtu definition: Lourd marteau de fer aciéré, dont une tête est carrée et l'autre pointue, et qui sert à dégrossir les pierres irrégulières.
têtu definition: Nom vulgaire du chabot (poisson à grosse tête, du genre ''Cottus'').
cobaye definition: Petit mammifère appelé aussi cochon d’Inde, rongeur d'origine sud-américaine.
cobaye definition: Sujet volontaire ou non d’expériences.