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calf

1
1. the young of cattle, esp domestic cattle
2. the young of certain other mammals, such as the buffalo, elephant, giraffe, and whale
3. a large piece of floating ice detached from an iceberg, etc.

calf

2
the thick fleshy part of the back of the leg between the ankle and the knee
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calf

[kaf]
(oceanography)
(vertebrate zoology)
The young of the domestic cow, elephant, rhinoceros, hippopotamus, moose, whale, and others.
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Berchtold (2009) considered that electrolyte disturbance occur during every cases of calf diarrhea and these changes cannot be predicted with clinical signs, and so the laboratory test is necessary for properly examination.
Among numerous viral, bacterial and parasitic causative agents bovine rotavirus is leading cause of neonatal calf diarrhea in domestic animals.
In view of the preliminary nature of the present study, additional work on use of HSS in neonatal buffalo calf diarrhea and acid base status is clearly warranted.
coli Nissle 1917 also showed a clear beneficial effect on the prophylaxis and treatment of neonatal calf diarrhea (von Buenau et al., 2005).
Neonatal calf diarrhea (NCD) is a common cause of illness (10.2%) and death in preweaning calves (15).
Efficacy of a herbal formulation in the treatment of clinical cases of calf diarrhea. Ind J.
reported electron microscopy detection of caliciviruses in calf diarrhea outbreaks (32), and the bovine caliciviruses Newbury agent (22) and Jena virus (21) were pathogenic for calves under experimental conditions and in field studies (33).
Subsequently, these organisms have been diagnosed frequently during investigations of calf diarrhea in many countries [2, 19].
Comparative therapeutic evaluation of oral electrolyte solutions in calf diarrhea. Indian J.
coli associated with neonatal calf diarrhea. Cherion 19: 29-34.