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Car·niv·o·ra

(kar-niv'ŏ-ră),
An order of chiefly flesh-eating mammals that includes the cats, dogs, bears, civets, minks, and hyenas, as well as the raccoon and panda; some species are omnivorous or herbivorous.
[L. carnivorus, fr. caro (carn-), flesh, + voro, to devour]

carnivora

Fringe oncology
An extract of the Venus flytrap (Dionaea muscipula) patented by a German physician, Helmut Keller, which he believed to be effective against cancer.

Carnivora

an order of EUTHERIAN mammals containing bears, weasels, wolves, cats and seals, most of which have small, sharp incisors, large pointed canine teeth (for piercing flesh), and CARNASSIAL TEETH.

carnivora (kär·niˑ·v·r),

n a phytonutrient derived from the juice of the insectivorous plant, Venus Flytrap
(Dionaea muscipula). Has been used to treat chronic diseases, including cancer, multiple sclerosis, HIV, and herpes infections.
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A parallelism can be established between the composition of the carnivoran guild and the impact of hominin activities in the record.
The widespread use of similar track stations for detection and monitoring of carnivorans by wildlife or natural resource agencies is supported by our data.
2001): Basicranial anatomy of the living linsangs Prionodon and Poiana (Mammalia, Carnivora, Viverridae), with Comments on the Early Evolution of Aeluroid Carnivorans.
However, under some phylogenetic hypotheses, the sister group of one or more of these taxa is a group of terrestrial carnivorans.
Gardner) in 1986followed by volume 2 (primates, carnivorans, sirenians, ungulates, cetaceans, and lagomorphs: editor S.
His research reveals that in the case of marsupials, carnivorans and strepsirrhine primates that eat harder, tougher and bigger foods have a lesser degree of fusion.
The Ursoidea (Hemicyonidae and Ursidae) was one of the most common group of arctoid carnivorans throughout Eura sia and North America during the Neogene (Ginsburg and Morales, 1998; Ginsburg, 1999) with some brief incursions towards the African continent during the Early Miocene, Late Miocene/Early Pliocene and finally during the Pleistocene (Hendey, 1977, 1980; Schmidt-Kittler, 1987; Morales et al.