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the large, 3 ft (1 m) high, 10 ft (3 m) long, yellow and black vertically striped cat. Called also Panthera tigris.
the striped and mottled myocardium of young cattle affected by a malignant form of foot-and-mouth disease.
tan to olive, with creamy yellow cross bands, venomous Australian snake. Envenomation is characterized by muscular weakness, flaccid paralysis, pupillary dilatation, restlessness, myoglobinuria, and a high serum creatine phosphokinase. Called also Notechis scutatus. Western tiger snake is called Notechis scutatus occidentalis.
see reticulated leukotrichia.
tiger stripe colon
the striking lesion of parallel lines of hemorrhages and congestion in the colon of cattle with rinderpest, acute mucosal disease and bovine malignant catarrhal fever. Called also zebra marks.