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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
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Comparison of an enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay with serum neutralization test for serodiagnosis of porcine epidemic diarrhea virus infection [J].
and Canadian pork, feed and other allied industries recently participated in a meeting on the Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea Virus (PEDV) hosted by the National Pork Board, and in collaboration with the National Pork Producers Council, the American Association of Swine Veterinarians, the American Feed Industry Association, the National Grain and Feed Association, the National Renderers Association and the North American Spray Dried Blood and Plasma Producers, in Des Moines, Iowa.
Chinese-like Strain of Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea Virus, Thailand
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Canada plans to launch a mandatory national hog traceability system, which the industry says will help prevent the spread of diseases such as Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea virus (PEDv) which currently is affecting the nation's herds.
Feces and fragments of the small intestine from piglets of farms C, D, and E were evaluated for porcine rotavirus species A, B, C (10), and H (11); porcine epidemic diarrhea virus (12); swine deltacoronavirus (13); and transmissible gastroenteritis virus (12).
To the Editor: Porcine epidemic diarrhea virus (PEDV) and transmissible gastroenteritis virus (TGEV) can cause severe enteritis in pigs accompanied by diarrhea, vomiting, and dehydration.
Porcine epidemic diarrhea virus (PEDV) and Transmissible gastroenteritis virus (TGEV) (family Coronaviridae, genus Alphacoronavirus) are enveloped viruses that contain a single-stranded, positive-sense RNA genome of [approximately equal to]28 kb.
New variant of porcine epidemic diarrhea virus, United States, 2014.
Isolation of porcine epidemic diarrhea virus (PEDV) in Korea.
The causative agent was considered to be a variant of porcine epidemic diarrhea virus (PEDV) (8), and the role of PDCoV in the outbreak was not investigated at that time.

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