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budgerigar

(bŭj`ərēgär'): see parakeetparakeet
or parrakeet,
common name for a widespread group of small parrots, native to the Indo-Malayan region and popular as cage birds. Parakeets have long, pointed tails, unlike the chunky lovebirds with which they are sometimes confused.
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budgerigar

a small green Australian parrot, Melopsittacus undulatus: a popular cagebird that is bred in many different coloured varieties
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A generalized inclusion body disease in the budgerigar (Melopsittacus undulatus) caused by a papovavirus-like agent.
Cutaneous leiomyosarcoma with osteoid metaplasia in a budgerigar (Melopsittacus undulatus): a case report.
[22] The effect of species-typical contact calls and a 3-kHz pure tone to induce zenk gene protein expression in the primary thalamic auditory relay nucleus ovoidalis has been compared in budgerigars (Melopsittacus undulatus)\23]
Commercially acquired zebra finches (Taeniopygia guttata), society finches (Lonchura striata domestica) and parakeets (Melopsittacus undulates) and wild-caught house sparrows (Passer domesticus), were quarantined for 1-3 weeks and displayed no signs of disease before the experiment.
Pharmacokinetics and potential use of gentamicin in budgerigars (Melopsittacus undulatus).
Development of auditory sensitivity in budgerigars Melopsittacus undulatus.
Masure, "A comparison of maze behavior in paired and isolated shell parrakeets (Melopsittacus undulatus Shaw) in a two-alley problem box," Journal of Comparative Psychology, vol.
Through a competition, called the Assemblathon, the scientists discovered that the Pacbio machine had trouble accurately decoding complex regions of the parrot, Melopsittacus undulates, genome.
Estudios con corazon de "canario" (Serinus canarius) y "cotorrita australiana" (Melopsittacus undulatus) permitieron observar en el perfil de los acidos grasos, un mayor porcentaje de AG con menor numero de dobles ligaduras que los hallados en ratones (30).