Gracula religiosa


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Related to Gracula religiosa: mynah bird, hill mynah
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Noun1.Gracula religiosa - glossy black Asiatic starling often taught to mimic speechGracula religiosa - glossy black Asiatic starling often taught to mimic speech
mina, minah, myna, myna bird, mynah, mynah bird - tropical Asian starlings
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The CBC results revealed a marked leukocytosis (337 x [10.sup.3] cells/[micro]L; reference interval for mynahs (Gracula religiosa): 6-11 x [10.sup.3] cells/[micro]L) characterized by a marked lymphocytosis (315 x [10.sup.3] cells/[micro]L) and a mild heterophilia (22 x [10.sup.3]/[micro]L).
(9,10) Based on research in European starlings (Sturnus vulgaris)II and mynahs (Gracula religiosa religiosa and Acridotheres trisits trisits), (8) these birds appear to be susceptible to ISD because they are more efficient at absorbing iron from their diets and do not down-regulate iron absorption when iron replete.