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testudo

In Roman architecture, an arched vault or ceiling, esp. when surbased or flattened.
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The article that named "Testudo" costarricensis, Segura (1944), was originally published for a scientific and literary competition that was held by the Society of Natural Sciences and Pharmacy of the Republic of Guatemala.
Salmonella infection in illegally imported spur-thighed tortoises (Testudo graeca).
I recalled the Roman "testudo", meaning tortoise, in which shields were used to surround a group of soldiers, with a couple more held overhead.
Annual variation of activity and daily distances moved in adult spur-thighed tortoises, Testudo graeca, in southwestern Spain.--Herpetologica 51: 225-233.
Para se ter uma percepcao da grande variedade vocabular, vejamos algumas designacoes: alaude, barbitus, cedra, citara, chelys, chitara, cithara, citola, descante, fides, fidicula, guararapeuva, guitarra, guitarra mourisca, guitarra latina, lira, lyra, sestro, testudo, vihuela, vihuela de penola.
In this report we presented a case where a male European pond turtle was exclusively kept on solid ground and fed with vegetables as a terrestrial species (Testudo sp.) would have been.
The turtle bonanza included shells from one spur-thighed tortoise (Testudo graeca) and three Middle Eastern terrapins (Mauremys caspica), plus bones from 17 Euphrates soft-shelled turtles (Rafetus euphraticus).
These modules are customized to support student researchers in health sciences disciplines, and using TESTUDO, we identified your course as a potential fit for this pilot study.
Hyalomma aegyptium ticks are highly host specific; adults feed almost entirely on tortoises of the genus Testudo (6) and occassionally on hedgehogs and hares.
(53) L., V, 24, 117; aussi V, 5, 33 ou testudo qui signifie "tortue, ecaille de tortue" designe aussi e.
Incluyanse, por tanto, todos aquellos pasajes en los que el jesuita hace mencion directa o indirecta de ciertos instrumentos grecolatinos, como la magadis, el canon o monocordio (19), el aulo, el barbiton, la lira y su desarrollo a lo largo de la historia antigua, la testudo, la siringa, lapektis y el hidraulo u organo hidraulico, atribuido a Ctesibio de Alejandria, entre otros.