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Amazonas

(äməzō`nəs), state (1996 pop. 2,390,102), 604,032 sq mi (1,564,445 sq km), NW Brazil. The capital is ManausManaus
, city (1996 pop. 1,158,265), capital of Amazonas state, NW Brazil, on the Rio Negro. It is the chief commercial and cultural center of the upper Amazon region and an important river port, with floating docks that can accommodate oceangoing vessels, including cruise ships.
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Amazonas

a state of W Brazil, consisting of the central Amazon basin: vast areas of unexplored tropical rainforest. Capital: Manaus. Pop.: 2 961 801 (2002). Area: 1 542 277 sq. km (595 474 sq. miles)
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Pharmacokinetics of a sustained-release formulation of meloxicam after subcutaneous administration to Hispaniolan Amazon parrots (Amazona ventralis).
Study species and potential geographical distribution maps: The eight species of psittacids that inhabit the Yucatan Peninsula were studied: Olive-throated Parakeet (Eupsittula nana), White-fronted Amazon (Amazona albifrons), Yellow-lored Amazon (Amazona xantholora), Red-lored Amazon (Amazona autumnalis), White-crowned Parrot (Pionus senilis), Brown-hooded Parrot (Pyrilia haematotis), Yellow-headed Amazon (Amazona oratrix), and Southern Mealy Amazon (Amazona farinosa) (MacKinnon, 2005).
En el presente articulo se reporta un caso de presentacion de signos de perturbacion durante el desarrollo en un pichon de "loro hablador" (Amazona aestiva).
No blue-fronted parrots (Amazona aestiva) showed lesions, but all were PCR positive (4/94 [4.2%]), suggesting that they were immune, although they were not tested for an immune response.
Amazona oratrix se distribuye potencialmente en la porcion suroeste de la Peninsula de Yucatan (Fig.
For instance, there are only 200 Puerto Rican parrots (Amazona vittata) remaining, with less than 50 left in the wild, making it one of the ten rarest birds on Earth.
Primers 2550F/2718R were for the first time successfully used for amplification of CHD gene of Amazona finschi, A.