single-humped


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Adj.1.single-humped - having one hump; "a one-humped camel"
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In 2010, 20 scientists from both centres decoded the entire genetic makeup of the single-humped camel, camelus dromedarius, the omnipresent native of the Arabian Peninsula.
Speaking at a press conference in Riyadh, scientists from King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology (KACST) and China's Shenzhen-based Beijing Genomics Institute (BGI) explained how the single-humped Arabian camel (known by its scientific name as Camelus dromedarius) is part of a select few mammals that have been studied in this way.
We started with what was going to be a broad-roofed qualification and what we are going to end up with is a single-humped camel with six legs.