dromedary


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dromedary:

see camelcamel,
ruminant mammal of the family Camelidae. The family consists of three genera, the true camels of Asia (genus Camelus); the wild guanaco and the domesticated alpaca and llama, all of South America (genus Lama
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dromedary

[′dräm·ə‚der·ē]
(vertebrate zoology)
Camelus dromedarius The Arabian camel, distinguished by a single hump.

dromedary

able to cover a hundred miles in one day. [Medieval Animal Symbolism: White, 80–81]

dromedary

1. a type of Arabian camel bred for racing and riding, having a single hump and long slender legs
2. another name for Arabian camel
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7] * DcCoV, dromedary camel coronavirus; calf, <1 year of age.
Dromedary blood was obtained for routine health screening by jugular vein puncture according to standard veterinary procedures by trained personnel.
Serologic studies of domestic livestock in Jordan, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, United Arab Emirates, and Egypt have found high seroprevalance to a MERS-like CoV in dromedary camels but not in other domestic animals (7-11).
Reverse transcription PCR for a 284-bp fragment in ORF2 of this HEV, which we named dromedary camel HEV (DcHEV), was positive for 3 fecal samples; viral loads were 3.
Dromedary camels across and beyond the region show high rates of antibodies against MERS-CoV (3-7), and viral RNA has been detected in camels in different countries (8,9).
Injaz, Arabic for achievement, is a female dromedary born on April 8, 2009, and was created using the ovarian cells of an adult camel slaughtered in 2005.
They keep both dromedary camels - which have one hump and come from North Africa and the Middle East - and rarer Bactrian camels, which have two humps and come from Central Asia.
Although dromedary camels are considered to be the probable source for zoonotic infections in humans, the mode of transmission from animals to humans is not understood (4).
PAPHOS zoo is celebrating the successful birth of a male Dromedary camel which came into the world on Monday lunchtime.
A separate chapter describes the economic and social changes induced by the domestication of the dromedary in Arabia, which was fundamental for the transport of goods and thus for exchange with neighbouring regions.
IF you give a camel (or dromedary if we are being pedantic) a new coat, it will still have humps.
Studies have linked the outbreak to dromedary camels, but the UN Food and Agriculture Organization said more scientific work was needed to understand how exactly the virus spreads.