Arrau

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Arrau

(əˈraʊ)
n
(Biography) Claudio. 1903–91, Chilean pianist

Ar•rau

(əˈraʊ)
n.
Claudio, 1903–91, Chilean pianist.
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Maternal effects on life-history traits in the Amazonian giant river turtle Podocnemis expansa.
Podocnemis unifilis and Podocnemis expansa are among the largest aquatic South American Testudines and present a wide geographical distribution, inhabiting rivers, streams, lakes, and wetlands in the basin of Amazon River and its tributaries.
A study accomplished by Lopes (2006), with Podocnemis expansa, indicated that the stomach is flattened, with the pyloric region well developed, and curved, the small intestine is long and quite coiled, the large intestine begins with a dilation, and the cecum is very short.
De acordo com Avila Junior (2005), a injecao de bolo de propofol resultou em alto indice de apneia em todas as Podocnemis expansa estudadas, que apresentaram sintomas de cianose da mucosa oral e da lingua, o que nao levou nenhum animal a obito, pois os repteis sao capazes de permanecer por tempo prolongado em apneia, podendo fazer respiracao anaerobia (BENNETT, 1994).