genus Amazona


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Noun1.genus Amazona - a genus of Psittacidaegenus Amazona - a genus of Psittacidae    
bird genus - a genus of birds
family Psittacidae, Psittacidae - coextensive with the order Psittaciformes
amazon - mainly green tropical American parrots
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Hispaniolan Amazon parrots are mediumsized, easily maintained members of the genus Amazona and have served as a representative for psittacine species in general.
The reproductive cycle and the availability of resources are also factors that contribute towards variations in the size and in the composition of groups such as the genus Amazona throughout the year (JUNIPER; PARR, 1998; PIZO, 2002).
Bile duct carcinomas have been reported in young psittacine birds of the genus Amazona. (10-13) Carcinomas of the liver in parrots have been linked to infection with psittacid herpesvirus 1 (HV-1), specifically genotype 3.