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Noun1.Cervidae - deer: reindeer; moose or elks; muntjacs; roe deer
mammal family - a family of mammals
Ruminantia, suborder Ruminantia - cattle; bison; sheep; goats; antelopes; deer; chevrotains; giraffes; camels
cervid, deer - distinguished from Bovidae by the male's having solid deciduous antlers
Cervus, genus Cervus - the type genus of the Cervidae
genus Odocoileus, Odocoileus - North American deer
Alces, genus Alces - elk or moose
Dama, genus Dama - fallow deer
genus Rangifer, Rangifer - reindeer or caribou
genus Mazama, Mazama - brockets
genus Moschus, Moschus - musk deer
Elaphurus, genus Elaphurus - a genus of Cervidae
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Antlers, a type of bone, adorn the heads of members of the deer family (Cervidae).
(1.) Cervids are hoofed mammals in the family cervidae, whose males typically grow antlers that shed annually.
Esto se fundamenta en el hecho de que existe relacion taxonomica y filogenica entre el Pudu y este grupo de especies, categorizandolos a lo menos como rumiantes de pequena talla, como menciona, Guzman (2007) en su estudio genetico del Pudu, donde describe que las familias Bovidae y Cervidae presentan cierto grado de parentesco.
It's commonly thought that the deer family, Cervidae, evolved somewhere in the tropics of Asia, then expanded east and west into Europe and the Americas, respectively.
The external longitudinal crest with three internal extensions that can be clearly seen on the labial views that help in their ranking to Cervidae, especially the last character which is universal for cervids (Azzaroli, 1948; Bubenik, 1990; Petronio et al., 2007; Ghaffar et al., 2010).
Given that CWD affects several members of the family Cervidae, it seems reasonable to consider whether the zoonotic potential of CWD prions could be affected by factors such as CWD strain, cervid species, geographic location, and Prnp-PRNP polymorphic variation.
Conjoined twins are rare in Cervidae but more commonly reported in humans and domestic animals.
The Javan muntjac (Muntiacus muntjak muntjak, Zimmermann 1780) is a small cervid belonging to the Cervidae family found in the Indonesian islands of Java and southern Sumatera.
For example, infection with chronic wasting disease (CWD), a fatal neurodegenerative prion disease of North American Cervidae (Williams et al.
Familia Especie Nombre comun Canidae Canis latrans Say, 1822 Coyote Urocyon cinereoargenteus Zorra gris Schreber, 1775 Cervidae Odocoileus virginianus Venado cola Zimmermann, 1780 blanca Dasypodidae Dasypus novemcinctus Linnaeus, Armadillo 1758 Didelphidae Didelphis virginiana Kerr, 1792 Tlacuache Felidae Herpailurus yagouaroundi E.