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por·cine

 (pôr′sīn′)
adj.
Of or resembling swine or a pig: "a bald porcine old man" (Vladimir Nabokov).

[Middle English, from Old French porcin, from Latin porcīnus, from porcus, pig; see porko- in Indo-European roots.]

porcine

(ˈpɔːsaɪn)
adj
(Zoology) of, connected with, or characteristic of pigs
[C17: from Latin porcīnus, from porcus pig]

por•cine

(ˈpɔr saɪn, -sɪn)

adj.
1. of or pertaining to swine.
2. resembling swine; hoggish; piggish.
[1650–60; < Latin porcīnus; see pork, -ine1]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.porcine - relating to or suggesting swine; "comparison between human and porcine pleasures"
2.porcine - repellently fat; "a bald porcine old man"
fat - having an (over)abundance of flesh; "he hadn't remembered how fat she was"
3.porcine - resembling swine; coarsely gluttonous or greedy; "piggish table manners"; "the piggy fat-cheeked little boy and his porcine pot-bellied father"; "swinish slavering over food"
gluttonous - given to excess in consumption of especially food or drink; "over-fed women and their gluttonous husbands"; "a gluttonous debauch"; "a gluttonous appetite for food and praise and pleasure"

porcine

adjective
Translations

porcine

[ˈpɔːsaɪn] ADJporcino, porcuno

porcine

adj (= pig-like)schweineartig; (= of pigs)Schweine-; … are members of the porcine familygehören zur Familie der Schweine or zu den Schweineartigen

por·cine

a. porcino-a, rel. al cerdo;
___ valve implantimplante de válvula porcina.

porcine

adj porcino
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The Phase II multi-center study is designed to investigate the safety, tolerability and efficacy of MS1819-SD in a head-to-head comparison against the current porcine enzyme replacement therapy standard of care.
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" Contrairement aux informations relayees par des medias et les reseaux sociaux, la gelatine utilisee dans le yoghourt est d'origine bovine et non porcine ", annonce le ministere de l'Agriculture, des Ressources hydrauliques et de la Peche, ajoutant que la gelatine commercialisee dans les grandes surfaces et les points de vente en detail ne represente aucun danger sur la sante.