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warble

Vet science
1. a small lumpy abscess under the skin of cattle caused by infestation with larvae of the warble fly
2. a hard tumorous lump of tissue on a horse's back, caused by prolonged friction of a saddle
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Parasitic infestation is a serious problem in India for bovine, among which cattle grubs caused by warble flies belong to fly family of Oestridae is most common specially in northern hemisphere.
The naturally infested animals having warbles on the back were treated with injectable Ivermectin (MSD Netherland) subcutaneously at dose rate of 1ml per 50 kg of body weight.
Treatment of infection is necessary before the appearance of warbles on the back of animals, which causes severe economic losses.
The warble fly infested skin reduces the prices up to 70% depending upon the numbers of holes formed by the larvae of warble fly (Anonymous, 2008).
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Minaj does the earthy raps while Rihanna warbles like an angel but rather like the title, it passes you by.
Her gospel/sex tinged warbles and soaring rhythms were also a pretty good indication that disco was about to take over the world.
As "Girls Just Want to Have Lunch" warbles, Chris says he could have brought some CDs.
And despite a decent stab at a singing career, she has never rival led her sister's sustainability -- while we can all hum along to cute Kylie's harmless warbles -- dating right back to I Should Be So Lucky -- is there a single person who remembers a Dannisong?
A frog in Anhui Province in China warbles and flutes with so much versatility that researchers, upon first heating it, couldn't believe it was what it is.