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Stock

(stok),
Wolfgang, German ophthalmologist, 1874-1956. See: Spielmeyer-Stock disease.

stock

(stok),
All the populations of organisms derived from an isolate without any implication of homogeneity or characterization.
[A.S. stoc]

stock

  1. a rooted stem into which a SCION is inserted for grafting (see GRAFT). 2 a mating group used in a breeding programme.

stock,

n initial material used to create a homeopathic remedy via dilution or trituration.

stock

(stok)
All the populations of organisms derived from an isolate without any implication of homogeneity or characterization.
[A.S. stoc]

stock,

n a security certificate that represents an equity ownership in a corporation.

stock

livestock.

stock equivalents
units of livestock measurement used when budgeting feed or assessing productive capacity. All forms of livestock are expressed in terms of one of them, e.g. dry sheep equivalents.
stock guard
used in lieu of a gate; consists of a pit fitted with steel rollers close enough together to make a satisfactory crossing for a motor vehicle but sufficient to deter livestock. Called also cattle grid.
stock horse
a riding horse used to work cattle, sheep or other horses. Small stature, light weight, wiry, fast for a short distance, agile, mostly bay. Called also cow pony, cutting horse.
stock and station agent
person conducting a rural store dealing in implements, supplies and livestock pertaining to agricultural pursuits of all kinds.
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