gallinaceous


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Related to gallinaceous: Phasianidae

gallinaceous

1. of, relating to, or belonging to the Galliformes, an order of birds, including domestic fowl, pheasants, grouse, etc., having a heavy rounded body, short bill, and strong legs
2. of, relating to, or resembling the domestic fowl

gallinaceous

[‚gal·ə′nā·shəs]
(vertebrate zoology)
Of, pertaining to, or resembling birds of the order Galliformes.
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The availability and quality of brood habitat influences survival of gallinaceous chicks (Hurst, 1972; Everett et al.
Ring-necked Pheasant--Phasianus colchicus torquatus, family Phasianidae; a long-tailed, highly colored, gallinaceous bird with a white ring neck.
For that we relied on what the forest provided, usually a gallinaceous bird or sometimes a monkey.
5) In another gallinaceous species, guinea fowl (Numida meleagris), intravenous butorphanol resulted in a small reduction in the MAC of sevoflurane but time of effect was short.
In the case of HA0 carrying multiple basic amino acids at the cleavage site of some avian strains of H5 and H7 subtypes, cleavage occurs by ubiquitous proteases, resulting in systematic viral spread and high mortality in most gallinaceous poultry, e.
1955: Some American population research on gallinaceous birds--In: Wolfson, A.
1 any of a family (Meleagrididae) of large, gallinaceous North American birds with a small, naked head and spreading tail, including a wild or domesticated species (Meleagris gallopavo) bred as poultry and a wild species of Central America, with eyespots on the tail *2 (slang) a failure: said esp.
Pheasant--Any brightly colored, gallinaceous bird of the genus Phasianus.
Multilocus DNA fingerprints in gallinaceous birds: general approach and problems.
The high pathogenicity for gallinaceous poultry was confirmed; intravenous pathogenicity index for 1 isolate (A/tufted duck/Germany-SH/AR8444/2016) was 2.
Abstract: Squamous cell carcinoma has been reported in a variety of bird species, most commonly psittacine and gallinaceous birds.