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por·cine

 (pôr′sīn′)
adj.
Of or resembling swine or a pig: "a bald porcine old man" (Vladimir Nabokov).

[Middle English, from Old French porcin, from Latin porcīnus, from porcus, pig; see porko- in Indo-European roots.]

porcine

(ˈpɔːsaɪn)
adj
(Zoology) of, connected with, or characteristic of pigs
[C17: from Latin porcīnus, from porcus pig]

por•cine

(ˈpɔr saɪn, -sɪn)

adj.
1. of or pertaining to swine.
2. resembling swine; hoggish; piggish.
[1650–60; < Latin porcīnus; see pork, -ine1]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.porcine - relating to or suggesting swine; "comparison between human and porcine pleasures"
2.porcine - repellently fat; "a bald porcine old man"
fat - having an (over)abundance of flesh; "he hadn't remembered how fat she was"
3.porcine - resembling swine; coarsely gluttonous or greedy; "piggish table manners"; "the piggy fat-cheeked little boy and his porcine pot-bellied father"; "swinish slavering over food"
gluttonous - given to excess in consumption of especially food or drink; "over-fed women and their gluttonous husbands"; "a gluttonous debauch"; "a gluttonous appetite for food and praise and pleasure"

porcine

adjective
Translations

porcine

[ˈpɔːsaɪn] ADJporcino, porcuno

porcine

adj (= pig-like)schweineartig; (= of pigs)Schweine-; … are members of the porcine familygehören zur Familie der Schweine or zu den Schweineartigen

por·cine

a. porcino-a, rel. al cerdo;
___ valve implantimplante de válvula porcina.

porcine

adj porcino
References in classic literature ?
More frequently it merely led him to soften the porcine austerity of his demeanour.
Constable Parsons suspected that he had a porcine soul.
We describe the use of unbiased next-generation sequencing to identify and genetically characterize a porcine astrovirus type 3 (PoAstV-3) in central nervous system (CNS) tissues of a 5-week-old piglet and 3 sows with neurologic signs and histopathologic lesions compatible with a neurotropic viral infection.
23 February 2017 - UK-based animal genetics company Genus plc (LSE: GNS) and Irish pig breeding specialist Hermitage Genetics have signed an agreement to enter into a strategic partnership covering the supply of porcine genetics in several markets, the companies said.
The role of the porcine GH (pGH) in domestic pigs has been extensively studied, which has revealed that pGH could initiate physiological effects, such as the promotion of pig growth, foetus development, adipose tissue accretion and metabolism, and numerous other physiological functions (Chung et al.
Atteint de la grippe porcine, le bebe a ete transfere de Medenine vu la gravite de son cas.
PED is a highly contagious enteric disease caused by porcine epidemic diarrhea virus.
sup][1] Here we report two cases diagnosed as refractory LGLL treated with porcine antihuman thymocyte immunoglobulin (ATG) in West China Hospital.
Since 2007, Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health has funded independent European research projects related to Porcine Circovirus Type 2 (PCV2) infection and associated diseases.
The present study was designed to examine whether the frozen storage of porcine zygote medium (PZM) with 3 mg/ml of BSA was feasible for culturing porcine embryos.
The US Food and Drug Administration has approved United States-based Baxter International's Obizur [Antihemophilic Factor (Recombinant), Porcine Sequence] to treat bleeding episodes in adults with acquired hemophilia A, it was reported yesterday.
com)-- Mercodia announced the release of their new Porcine C-Peptide ELISA at the recent Cell Transplant Society (CTS) and International Xenotransplantation Association (IXA) meeting in Miami, Florida, October 23-26.