Canis


Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Legal, Financial, Acronyms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
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
References in classic literature ?
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.
One of our main topics in last month's column was Epsilon ([epsilon]) Canis Majoris, or Adhara.
canis is the cause, "griseofulvin is the drug of choice," along with a twice-weekly sporicidal shampoo, she said.
These stars are Beta Canis Major and Epsilon Canis Major, about 500 light-years and 450 light-years away, respectively.
Mirfield veterinary surgeon Andrew Arnold, who has been with Donaldson's for 12 years, said the risks of Giardiasis and Toxocara canis could be minimised by commonsense attitudes.
canis in NHP dermatology, especially in new world primates, are very rare in literature (FOWLER & CUBAS, 2001).
Una de las patologias mas comunes en la clinica de animales menores es la dermatofitosis, producida generalmente por los dermatofitos Microsporum, Trichopytum y Epidermophytum, donde el Microsporum canis es el dermatofito mas comun en perros y gatos.
Ehrlichia canis es una bacteria intracelular obligada, patogeno causal de la Ehrlichiosis Monocitica Canina (CME), una enfermedad transmitida por garrapatas y potencial mente zoonotica (1,2).
Toxocara canis es un ascarido que parasita al sistema digestivo de los perros constituyendose en uno de los endoparasitos mas prevalentes en la poblacion canina, a nivel mundial [1].
canis were demonstrated in the positive samples using species specific primers ECAN5 and HE3 (Fig.