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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.
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dromedary

able to cover a hundred miles in one day. [Medieval Animal Symbolism: White, 80–81]
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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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The results of the present study showed that as the diameter of the ovulatory-sized follicle increases, the mean concentrations of estradio1-17[beta], progesterone and IGF-I in the FF concomitantly increases in the female dromedary camel. Similarly, Rahman (8) reported that concentrations of estra-diol-17[beta] and progesterone in the follicular fluid increased with the growth of the follicles in the female dromedary camel.
Frequency and type of toenail tumors in the dromedary camel. Open Vet.
(2000) reported growth rate as 733 g/d from birth to 180 days in Indian dromedary camels. The average daily gains in 2 months old Bikaneri and Jaisalmeri calves were 553.3 and 546.6 g, respectively as observed by Sahani et al.
In a previous report, a considerable number of dromedary camels in Kenya were seropositive not only for influenza D but also for influenza C virus (ICV) (5).
"As new human cases of MERS-CoV continue to emerge, without any clues about the sources of infection except for people who caught it from other patients, these new results suggest that dromedary camels may be one reservoir of the virus that is causing MERS-CoV in humans," Chantal Reusken of the National Institute for Public Health and the Environment in Bilthoven, the Netherlands, said.
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However, the distance from the facial tuberosity to the infraorbital canal and from the latter to the root of the alveolar tooth directly ventral to it was 1.6-1.8 cm and 1.3-1.6 cm in west African dwarfs goats (Olopade & Onwuka, 2005); 2.06[+ or -]0.14 cm and 1.13[+ or -]0.11 cm in Gwembe Valley dwarf goat (Pares-Casanova et al, 2014); 2.8 cm and 2.5 cm in Iranian native cattle (Monfared, 2013b); 2.37[+ or -]0.009 cm and 0.72[+ or -]0.008 cm in blackbuck (Choudhary & Singh, 2015b); 2.19[+ or -]0.068 cm and 3.21[+ or -]0.078 cm, respectively in dromedary camel (Choudhary et al., 2016) and 1.85[+ or -]0.14 cm and 1.75[+ or -]0.19 cm in black Bengal goat (Uddin et al, 2009).
In the study conducted in an organized dromedary camel farm, an overall prevalence of ocular affections was recorded as 19.6 percent.
In conclusion, the present study suggests more than one tool for the diagnosis of Johne's disease in dromedary camel.