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bighead

a general swelling of the head.

equine bighead
ovine bighead
a form of malignant edema due to Clostridium novyi in rams, usually the result of fighting. Called also swelled head.
yellow bighead
a syndrome of photosensitive dermatitis, causing edema of the ears and face, and a concurrent jaundice in sheep. Usually found in association with poisoning with millet or other Panicum spp. grasses, or Tribulus terrestris; called also geeldikkop, dikoor.
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About three feet long and weighing 20 pounds, the carp was captured in Lake Calumet on June 23 by a commercial fisherman working for the Illinois Department of Natural Resources as part of a team looking for, and hoping not to find, bighead Asian carp.
The BCSR had said that Bahraini waters were known to be home to three types of turtles - green turtle, the Bighead and hawksbill turtle.
POSH Apprentice bighead Ben Clarke has been dumped by his doctor girlfriend after cheating on her with THREE blondes.
Listed by decreasing abundance, the most common species were the common carp (Cyprinus carpio), the bighead carp (Hypophalmichthys nobilis), the river shiner (Notropis blennius), the grass carp (Ctenopharyngodon idella), and the silvery shiner (Hybognathus muchalis).
In fact they are Asian carps, referred to commonly as silver carps, largescale silver carps and bighead carps.
Bighead (Hypophthalmichthys nobilis) and silver carp (H.
Bighead asked how many people in the class had not had the opportunity to preach.
Asian carp, which include bighead carp and silver carp, are thought to have escaped from U.
The culprits are two species of Asian carp -- bighead and silver.
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In fact Adam's Active Autowrecking might more aptly have been named Sandra's Super Autowrecking, but the owner, Sandra Bighead, wanted to be first in the phone book.
Early market studies indicate that a particular Chinese carp called the bighead carp is readily accepted for its taste, but it's too bony to eat fresh," says Freeman, who is in the ARS Aquaculture Systems Research Unit at Pine Bluff, Arkansas.