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a·vi·an

 (ā′vē-ən)
adj.
Of, relating to, or characteristic of birds.

[From Latin avis, bird; see awi- in Indo-European roots.]

avian

(ˈeɪvɪən)
adj
(Zoology) of, relating to, or resembling a bird
[C19: from Latin avis bird]

a•vi•an

(ˈeɪ vi ən)

adj.
of or pertaining to birds.
[1865–70; < Latin avi(s) bird + -an1, probably on the model of apian: apiary]

a·vi·an

(ā′vē-ən)
Relating to birds.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.avian - pertaining to or characteristic of birdsavian - pertaining to or characteristic of birds
zoological science, zoology - the branch of biology that studies animals
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If I have swum playfully in profound luminous distances, and if my freedom's avian wisdom hath come to me:--
Thus however speaketh avian wisdom:--"Lo, there is no above and no below
Migratory wild birds crossing the north-eastern and eastern border of the European Union is the most likely pathway for avian influenza to enter the territory, says EFSA.
Translocal Connections of Bioinsecurity: Avian Influenza in Turkey and the Becoming of a Global Threat
New emerging avian influenza A viruses pose a continued threat, not only to avian species but also to the humans.
In 2006-2010, an epizootic of emerging avian pox occurred in carrion crows (Corvus corone) and large-billed crows (Corvus macrorhynchos), leading to mortality of juvenile crows in Hokkaido, the northernmost island of Japan.
Human infections with avian influenza A(H10N8) virus were reported in China during the 2013-14 winter influenza season.
Avian immune systems are of paramount importance, both to our understanding of immune systems and their evolution in general, and--of more immediate import--because of our reliance on poultry for our diet and the risks of an avian influenza pandemic.
com)-- Avian Media, a specialist communications firm, won a Bronze in the Independent Agency of the Year category at the 19th Campaign India South-Asia Agency of the Year Awards 2012 in Singapore today.
ISLAMABAD, April 21, 2010 (Balochistan Times): Since the Launching of National Program for the Control and Prevention of Avian Influenza, 40 surveillance units have been established and 66 Rapid Response Units made functional to carry out regular Avian Influenza surveillance.
Tokyo, Dec 16, 2008 - (JCN) - Sysmex Corporation announced today the release of 'POCTEM Avian Influenza,' a rapid influenza diagnostic kit for chickens.
Educators nationwide now have an additional information resource for teaching high school biology students about avian influenza, specifically the highly pathogenic H5N1 virus.