Tetraonidae


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Noun1.Tetraonidae - grouse
bird family - a family of warm-blooded egg-laying vertebrates characterized by feathers and forelimbs modified as wings
Galliformes, order Galliformes - pheasants; turkeys; grouse; partridges; quails; chickens; brush turkeys; curassows; hoatzins
grouse - popular game bird having a plump body and feathered legs and feet
genus Lyrurus, Lyrurus - black grouse
genus Lagopus, Lagopus - ptarmigans
genus Tetrao, Tetrao - type genus of the Tetraonidae: capercaillies
Canachites, genus Canachites - spruce grouse
Bonasa, genus Bonasa - ruffed grouse
genus Pedioecetes, Pedioecetes - sharp-tailed grouse
genus Tympanuchus, Tympanuchus - prairie chickens
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The grouse family, Tetraonidae, includes all chicken-like, ground-dwelling (gallinaceous) birds with feathered legs and nostrils.
I asked a top vet if he could put in layman's terms the factored prognosis of such micro-organisms affecting the cellular infra-structure of the genus tetraonidae.
Grouse, Tetraonidae, are important game species in both Eurasia and North America.