poyou

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poyou

(ˈpɔɪuː)
n
(Animals) an armadillo, Euphractus sexcinctus, native to South America and characterized by its six moveable bands. Also called: six-banded armadillo
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Noun1.poyou - Argentine armadillo with six movable bands and hairy underpartspoyou - Argentine armadillo with six movable bands and hairy underparts
armadillo - burrowing chiefly nocturnal mammal with body covered with strong horny plates
Euphractus, genus Euphractus - a genus of Dasypodidae
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Assessment of sperm survival and functional membrane integrity of the six-banded armadillo (Euphractus sexcinctus).
Morphology, morphometry and ultrastructure of captive six-banded armadillo (Euphractus sexcinctus) sperm.
Six-banded armadillos Euphractus sexcinctus (Linnaeus, 1758) Wagler, 1830 (Xenarthra Cope, 1889: Dasypodidae Gray, 182) are classified among the subfamily Euphractinae Winge, 1923, along with the genus Chaetophractus Fitzinger, 1871 and closely related to the Tolypeutinae Gray, 1865 (Delsuc, 2002).