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gopher

Graduate education A denigrating term for a medical student who is treated as a scut monkey and told to get things for the department through which he or she is rotating at the time. See Rotater, Scut monkey.

gopher

a small burrowing rodent. Called pocket gopher because of its habit of storing food in a cheek pouch. Species are Thomomys talpoides (gray gopher) and Geomys spp. (pocket gopher).
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2] subplots within an 18 m radius based on the mean home range of gophers in a concurrent telemetry study (Warren, 2014).
bursarius gopher burrows and will venture into close proximity to the resident pocket gopher given that in both instances each species was collected in the same burrow.
We checked voles and pocket gophers every 3-4 h to make sure they still looked healthy and had sufficient food.
cat=10217) $5,000 worth of gopher feet from a freezer, KAALTV reports.
At these elevations, Mountain Pocket Gophers are far more common than Botta's Pocket Gopher (Ingles 1952; Jones and Baxter 2004), but gopher mounds and tunnels could not be distinguished to species level.
58) on gopher control, I noted having had good success with pesticides and talked about the style that's worked for me.
Warriors for the battle against gophers were also recruited in the schoolyard, as programs of the Manitoba Agriculture and Immigration Department, coordinated by the Municipal Commissioner's office and local municipal offices, encouraged children to participate in gopher eradication programs.
His group has asked government officials to prolong the implementation period of the ban until they find another way to bring the gopher problem under control.
Led by pitchers Clarence "Dude" Lytle, Johnny Davis, and slugging catcher Jesse Schaeffer, the Gophers won 36 straight games at one point and in mid-September defeated the St.
In Wednesday's Sun Bowl, the Gophers finished with their third-fewest rushing yards of the season, 241.