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potbellied

abnormal relative enlargement of the abdomen. May be caused by increased size of viscera and contents, or diminution in volume of skeletal muscle, fat and fascia due to malnutrition or wastage due to parasitism.
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It may be the weight of an average potbellied pig when it's just a year old, but the pigs take three years to reach their full weight of about 200 pounds.
So they sat around the little potbellied stove, sipping soup.
The Pigasso Art Show will feature paintings created by the potbellied pigs from Shepherd's Green Pig Sanctuary, located near Center Hill Lake.
DUMPED: A potbellied pig dubbed Rashers was found wandering in a field in Ashbourne, County Meath, after being struck by a car.
Eldar Huse and his pals got in touch with the zoo after reading about Egil the potbellied piglet in a Norwegian newspaper.
At Bonn Fyre Farms in Moorpark, owner Dorann La Perch evacuated dogs, cats, potbellied pigs and parrots, but safely left behind dozens of horses and a 1,200-pound pet steer after consulting with fire officials months earlier about the best plan of action.
Wilma gave birth to eight Vietnamese potbellied piglets, six girls and two boys on Monday.
Schrader, who teaches composition and theory at the CalArts School of Music, will premiere ``Duke's Tune,'' a work based on a theme created by a potbellied pig.
Animal control officers picked up more than 70 farm animals in Green Valley, including 48 horses, a mule and four potbellied pigs.
NORWEGIAN football fans are setting up a fan club devoted to one of Glasgow Zoo's potbellied pigs.
One of his co-workers was a potbellied, middle-aged man at the hotel's dry cleaner.