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Related to gallinaceous: Phasianidae


Pertaining to the order Galliformes.
[L. gallinaceus, fr. gallina, a hen]


pertaining to members of the order GALLIFORMES; chicken-like.

gallinaceous, galliform

belonging to the genus Gallus, hence domestic and wild fowl.
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The availability and quality of brood habitat influences survival of gallinaceous chicks (Hurst, 1972; Everett et al.
TIDE was not included in the best supported model for gallinaceous species (Table 1).
Strains that are highly pathogenic in gallinaceous species may cause a range of clinical signs in other avian species, from mild illness to highly contagious and fatal disease.
When viruses harbored by ducks are transmitted to gallinaceous species, such as chickens, severe clinical signs and high death rates can occur (10).
Cutaneous mast cell tumors have previously been documented in owls (30,31) and gallinaceous birds.
30,31) Results of several studies have recorded differences in cell populations and morphology of marrow in gallinaceous species compared with that of mammals, which may explain this result.
Black swans were the most susceptible species to HPAI virus (H5N1) infection, with illness, deaths, and viral distribution similar to results for gallinaceous poultry (16).
24,25) However, clinical disease in gallinaceous birds has been described.
Gallinaceous poultry are considered to be highly susceptible, whereas waterfowl may show variable clinical signs depending on the strain of infecting virus.
Growth rate in three gallinaceous species fed diets imbalanced in calcium, phosphorus, and protein.
10) Neoplasms that affect the reproductive tract, such as oviduct-associated fibroid tumors, leiomyomas, leiomyosarcomas, adenomas, and adenocarcinomas, seem to be best documented in gallinaceous species like domestic chickens and turkeys (Meleagris gallopavo).
TBEV has been isolated, or serologically indicated, from several bird species, especially anatids and gallinaceous birds, and most often from Eastern Europe or Russia (9).