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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Based on the review of existing literature, this is the first report of SCC in a dromedary camel in Venezuela.
An outbreak of abortions and high neonatal mortality associated with Trypanosoma evansi infection in dromedary camels in the Canary Islands.
Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus neutralising serum antibodies in dromedary camels: a comparative serological study.
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In the case of the camel, the mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA) data suggests different domestication events for the one-humped Dromedary and the two-humped Bactrian.
Saudi Arabia: The dromedary camels have been originated from Saudi Arabia.
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The new study provides the first evidence that the virus is widespread in dromedary camels (the kind with one hump) in Saudi Arabia, and has been for at least 20 years.
The team also analyzed archives of blood samples from dromedary camels -- the most common species -- taken from 1992 to 2010, and found evidence of MERS going back two decades.
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