buffalo type


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buf·fa·lo type

term used to describe the distribution of a fat deposit seen posteriorly over the upper thoracic spine; seen in hyperadrenocorticalism (Cushing syndrome).
Synonym(s): buffalo hump
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7 million years between swamp and river buffalo that strongly supported distinct genetic origins for the two buffalo types.
The individuals from different populations within the two buffalo types, however, clustered together and no sub-groups could be recognized, indicating relatively close genetic relationship between them.
2] distance between cattle and the two buffalo types (= 1/2(68.
Fiery Buffalo types, he says, ``are agreeable, nonconfrontational, loyal and true, and enjoy leisure activities.
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