arctic fox


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arctic fox

also Arctic fox
n.
A fox (Vulpes lagopus) of Arctic regions, having fur that is white or light gray in winter and brown or blue-gray in summer.

arctic fox

n
(Animals) a fox, Alopex lagopus, of arctic regions, whose fur is dark grey in the summer and white in the winter. See also blue fox

arc′tic fox′


n.
a thickly furred short-eared fox, Alopex lagopus, of the arctic regions that is brownish gray in summer and white in winter.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.arctic fox - thickly-furred fox of Arctic regionsArctic fox - thickly-furred fox of Arctic regions; brownish in summer and white in winter
fox - alert carnivorous mammal with pointed muzzle and ears and a bushy tail; most are predators that do not hunt in packs
Alopex, genus Alopex - arctic foxes
blue fox - a variety of Arctic fox having a pale grey winter coat
Translations

arctic fox

nvolpe f polare or bianca
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Raccoon dog Diseased 3-7 Total 10 2012 A 6 2012 B 2 2013 C 2 7, 19 Total 18, 1 2013 D 12, 1 2012 A 5 2012 E 1 Healthy 3 2013 Total 10 ([section]) 7 2013 Total 5 Arctic fox Diseased 3 Total 10 2012 B 7 2012 F 3 7-9 2012 C 2 Healthy 7 2012 Total 5 Rate Animal, PCR+ health status ([double dagger]) CIEP+ IAT+ CIEP+PCR+ Raccoon dog Diseased 8/10 8/8 2/2 6/8 4/6 6/6 ND 4/6 2/2 ND ND NA 2/2 2/2 2/2 2/2 18/19 18/18 18/18 17/18 12/13 13/13 13/13 12/13 5/5 5/5 5/5 5/5 1/1 ND ND NA Healthy 0/10 0/10 ND 0/10 ([section]) 0/5 2/5 0/5 0/5 Arctic fox Diseased 4/10 ND ND NA 3/7 ND ND NA 1/3 ND ND NA 2/2 2/2 ND 2/2 Healthy 0/5 0/5 0/5 0/5 * CIEP, counter-immunoelectrophoresis; IAT, serum iodine agglutination test; NA, samples not available; ND, assays not done; +, positive.
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