family Equidae

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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: Equidae - horses; asses; zebras; extinct animals
mammal family - a family of mammals
order Perissodactyla, Perissodactyla - nonruminant ungulates: horses; tapirs; rhinoceros; extinct forms
Equus, genus Equus - type genus of the Equidae: only surviving genus of the family Equidae
equid, equine - hoofed mammals having slender legs and a flat coat with a narrow mane along the back of the neck
genus Hyracotherium, Hyracotherium - extinct horse genus; formerly called eohippus
genus Mesohippus - a genus of Equidae
genus Protohippus - a genus of Equidae
female horse, mare - female equine animal
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Equine species are from the mammal family equidae, which includes the modern horse, zebras and donkeys.
Abstract.--Equine Infectious Anemia Virus (EIAV) is a simple, macrophage-tropic lentivirus that infects members of the family Equidae. Although this virus has been studied extensively, there is still no method for prevention or treatment of this disease.
Family Equidae Gray, 1821 Subfamily Equinae Steinmann and Doderlein, 1890 Genus Sivalhippus (Lydekker 1877) Sivalhippus nagriensis (Hussain, 1971) Synonymy Hipparion nagriensis Hussain, 1971 Hipparion theobaldi nagriensis Zhegallo, 1978 Cormohipparion cf.
Therefore, members of the family Equidae, which include domestic horses, donkeys, and mules, might be susceptible to MERS-CoV infection.
Five of the 20 samples tested were donkey-hide gelatins, belonging to the family Equidae, six samples were bovine-hide gelatins belonging to the family Bovidae, three samples were porcine-hide gelatins belonging to the family Suidae, three samples were deerhorn gelatins belonging to the family Cervidae, and three samples were of Tortoise shell glue, belonging to the family Emydidae.
Fossil horses: systematics, paleobiology, and evolution of the family Equidae. New York, Cambridge University Press: 369 pp.