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Fe·li·dae

(fē'li-dē),
A family of Carnivora embracing domestic and wild cats such as lions and tigers.
[L. felis, cat]

Felidae

the family of cats; includes the domestic cat (Felis catus) and feral cats of approximately the same dimensions. There are a large number of breeds of the former (see under cat) and a larger number of genera of the latter. See also lion, tiger, leopard, lynx, mountain lion, jaguar, ocelot, cheetah (acinonyx jubatus).
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Several lexical items from the conceptual category FELIDAE have been employed to designate women.
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Melanism in the Felidae, with special reference to the genus Lynx.
Less well-known to American collectors but avidly sought after in Europe, Daniel Giraud Elliot's A Monograph of the Felidae of family of the cats published in New York is a magnificent and ambitious work in which Elliot described and pictured all the species of cats then known ($40,000-60,000).
Seroprevalence and genomic divergence of circulating strains of feline immunodeficiency virus among Felidae and Hyaenidae species.
Some species of interest, including obligate carnivores such as the Felidae, have taste sensitivities that are greatly different than humans, including insensitivity to salt and sweet (Beauchamp and Mason 1991).
When asked about the packaging redesign, Frank Hon, Director of Operations for Canidae commented, "Our grain free line for dogs launched in September 2008 and our Felidae Grain Free for cats shortly thereafter.
Since the onset of the bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE) epidemic in British cattle (Bos taurus) in 1986, novel SEs emerged in other animal species including domestic cats (1), a goat (2), primates (3), and several members of the families Bovidae and Felidae in zoos (4,5).
Findings pointing to an altered role for domestic ducks join other recent evidence that the H5N1 virus circulating in parts of Asia has increased its virulence in chickens and mice (a laboratory model for mammals), and has expanded its host range to include mammals, such as certain members of the felidae family (e.