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bur·row

(ber'ō),
1. A subcutaneous tunnel or tract made by a parasite (for example, scabies mite).
2. A sinus or fistula.
3. (Rare) To undermine or create a tunnel or tract through or beneath various tissue planes.

burrow

(bur'ro)
A tunnel made in or under the skin (e.g., by an insect or a parasite).
See: cutaneous larva migrans; scabies
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I deployed a motion-detecting trail camera (8MP Trophy Cam HD, Bushnell Outdoor Products, Overland, Kansas) equipped with an 8GB secure digital memory card directly behind the burrow entrance from 9 May 2013 until a lone owlet fledged on 15 July 2013.
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