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paca

[′päk·ə]
(vertebrate zoology)
Any of several rodents of the genus Cuniculus, especially C. paca, with a white-spotted brown coat, found in South and Central America.
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Leishmaniose cutanea na Amazonia: isolamento de Leishmania (Viannia) lainsoni do roedor Agouti paca (Rodentia: Dasyproctidae), no estado do Para, Brasil.
Descripcion anatomica per se y particularidades osteologicas del esqueleto apendicular de Agouti paca.
The supranuclear cytoplasm of the epithelium principal cells of Agouti paca vas deferens was marked by a well-developed endocytotic apparatus, with possible occurrence of adsorptive endocytosis and phase-fluid endocytosis, similarly to the same process previous described in other cells (Goldstein et al.
Los mamiferos con mayor intensidad de caza son: Dasyprocta fuliginosa, Agouti paca, Tayassu tajacu, Cabassous spp.
Cranial measurements (mm) of five specimens of Agouti paca nelsoni (and UAMI catalog numbers) from Zapotitlan de Mendez and Olintla, Puebla.
We have observed that the progesterone values reported here were similar to many hystricomorph rodents, as reported previously for the Cavia porcellus (Croix & Franchimont 1975), Hystrix africaeaustralis (Van Aarde 1985) and Agouti paca (Montes & Baz 2006).
Las entrevistas revelaron la presencia de cuatro especies que no fueron registradas con ningun otro metodo (Ateles belzebuth, Cebus apella, Atelocynus microtis y Leopardus wiedii) y solamente siete especies (Procyon cancrivorus, Leopardus pardalis, Tayassu tajacu, Mazama americana, Agouti paca, Myoprocta pratti y Dasyprocta fuliginosa) fueron registradas con todos los metodos utilizados.
Key words: Agouti paca, steroids, estrous cycle, progesterone, estradiol, ovarian activity, hystricomorph.