poll

(redirected from pollees)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Legal, Encyclopedia.

poll

(pōl),
The anatomic landmark in equids at junction between head and neck on dorsal top line between the ears. Area is subject to trauma. Historically, condition called p. evil was prevalent, a disorder arising from Brucella sp. infection of supraatlantal bursa; now rarely seen.
[M.E., fr. D. pol, head]

poll

(pōl)
n.
The head, especially the top of the head where hair grows.
v. polled, polling, polls
v.tr.
1. To cut off or trim (hair, horns, or wool, for example); clip.
2. To trim or cut off the hair, wool, branches, or horns of: polled the sheep; polled the trees.

poll′er n.

POLL  

Physician Office-to-lab link Lab medicine A system consisting of soft and hardware that links a physician's office computer to a diagnostic lab, so the results are transferred to the office when available in the lab

poll

top of the head; the occiput.

poll evil
a condition of horses involving inflammation of the supra-atlantal bursa and infection with Brucella abortus, occasionally Brucella suis or Actinomyces spp. The bursa is swollen and painful initially and may rupture to discharge through a sinus.
Enlarge picture
Poll evil in horse. By permission from Knottenbelt DC, Pascoe RR, Diseases and Disorders of the Horse, Saunders, 2003
poll Hereford cattle
poll pad
worn on top of the bridle to protect a horse's poll while traveling.
poll presentation
see poll presentation.
poll Shorthorn cattle
References in periodicals archive ?
Also, 49 percent of the pollees said Prime Minister Yukio Hatoyama should step down if he fails to settle the row over relocating the U.
A Kyodo News poll of 20 think tanks, whose results are compiled Friday, shows 19 pollees expect to see a drop in the business conditions diffusion index for large manufacturers.
A recent opinion poll conducted by the Japanese mass-circulation daily Yomiuri Shimbun found that half of pollees oppose Koizumi's successor visiting Yasukuni Shrine.
Lou Horvitz, Director 5 Gallup Pollees ranging in age from 13 to 49 from across the country
Over the period, producer prices are seen going slightly up in industry, as illustrated by the relatively moderate balance of answers standing at +11 percent; some 85 percent of total pollees foresee this indicator to remain unchanged.
The survey is particularly noteworthy in that a significant 74 percent of pollees said the legislature should discuss constitutional reform.
These pollees refuse to believe another investigation will help establish the truth about the fate of the 10.
6% of the pollees said they choose shares by taking into account the prices of the shares, while 66.
This indicator appears to stabilise, as revealed by 86 percent of the pollees in industry and 94 percent of those in construction.