Ovis aries

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Related to Ovis aries: Pantholops hodgsonii
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Noun1.Ovis aries - any of various breeds raised for wool or edible meat or skinOvis aries - any of various breeds raised for wool or edible meat or skin
genus Ovis, Ovis - sheep
sheep - woolly usually horned ruminant mammal related to the goat
Cotswold - sheep with long wool originating in the Cotswold Hills
Hampshire down, Hampshire - British breed of hornless dark-faced domestic sheep
Lincoln - long-wooled mutton sheep originally from Lincolnshire
Exmoor - horned sheep of Devon; valued for mutton
Cheviot - hardy hornless sheep of the Cheviot Hills noted for its short thick wool
caracul, karakul, broadtail - hardy coarse-haired sheep of central Asia; lambs are valued for their soft curly black fur
longwool - a domestic long-wool sheep
merino, merino sheep - white sheep originating in Spain and producing a heavy fleece of exceptional quality
Rambouillet - hardy sheep developed from the merino producing both good mutton and fine wool
mouton, mutton - meat from a mature domestic sheep
lamb - the flesh of a young domestic sheep eaten as food
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Moreover, comparison with other species revealed that homology between the white cashmere goat and Capra hircus was 98%, Equus caballus was 70%, Ovis aries was 85% and Bos taurus was 75% (Table I).
8% identity with those of SPLUNC1 cDNA from Ovis aries (accession no.
ABSTRACT: Livestock especially Ovis aries (sheep) is under sober coercion of clinical and sub-clinical gastrointestinal helminthes infestation, which blights productive and reproductive potential of the animals.
Activation and comparative kinetics of Ovis aries plasmin with human plasmin
This perception, that sheep are somehow both meat and vegetables, derives from the stereotype that they are so passive and docile they approach a vegetative state--which derives in turn from the heavily over-determined symbolic place of Ovis aries in Western cultures.
2000) observaron que en los Zorrinos Andinos, que ocurren en habitats alterados por la ganaderia (actividad practicada en el area de estudio), la carrona constituye una fuente de alimento muy importante, comportamiento que nos ayuda a explicar la presencia de Ovis aries dentro de nuestros resultados.
In the animal kingdom, Ovis aries is the Latin name for which wool-producing animal?
After introductory chapters on Ovis aries (domesticated sheep) production and welfare from a UK perspective, chapters on specific diseases of the various bodily systems review the cause, clinical signs, pathology, diagnosis, epidemiology, and control and treatment.
Gene Af1, presented a higher expression in antler mesenchyme of female reindeer than the male reindeer, was found to share a high homology (95%) with the Ovis aries SMAD family member 5 (SMAD5) that related to transforming growth factor (TGF-ss).
05 which indicated close relationship between camel and Ovis aries.
According to research worker the level of spontanea changeable of karyotype in animal of species Bos Taurus, Bos Grinniens, Ovis Aries, and Equus Caballus is fluctuating on an average 3, 8 to 24,5% [5- 8, 1, 3-4].