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Noun1.Canis - type genus of the Canidae: domestic and wild dogsCanis - type genus of the Canidae: domestic and wild dogs; wolves; jackals
mammal genus - a genus of mammals
Canidae, family Canidae - dogs; wolves; jackals; foxes
Canis familiaris, dog, domestic dog - a member of the genus Canis (probably descended from the common wolf) that has been domesticated by man since prehistoric times; occurs in many breeds; "the dog barked all night"
wolf - any of various predatory carnivorous canine mammals of North America and Eurasia that usually hunt in packs
Canis aureus, jackal - Old World nocturnal canine mammal closely related to the dog; smaller than a wolf; sometimes hunts in a pack but usually singly or as a member of a pair
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References in classic literature ?
The only quadruped native to the island [6]; is a large wolf like fox (Canis antarcticus), which is common to both Eas and West Falkland.
[7] The "culpeu" is the Canis Magellanicus brought home by Captain King from the Strait of Magellan.
It is too tranquil for the ursus horridus; if it were the canis latrans, the voice would betray it.
canis can cause lymph node enlargement, fever, anorexia, changes in white blood cell count, and decreased platelet count leading to petechia.
The presence of the three large carnivores in Slovakia (Ursus arctos, Canis lupus and Lynx lynx) can be a limiting factor for the expansion and establishment of the species through the entire country as described in other countries (Newsome et al.
canis infections, which is explained by the lack of endotoxin-producing lipopolysaccharides in the organism (2, 13, 14).
canis seroprevalansi 1980'lerde yapilan iki bagimsiz calismada %6.3 ve %6.7 iken, 2005 yilinda yayimlanan bir calismaya gore %7.7'ye yukselmistir (17-19).
canis human infection rates are linked mostly with soil contamination with infectious stages of the parasite.
canis was initially characterized in 1966 after several outbreaks of abortion and infertility in dogs in multiple states (1).