Canis familiaris | definition of Canis familiaris by Medical dictionary
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Canis familiaris (kā′nĭs fă-mĭl″ē-ār′ĭs) [L., family dog]
The scientific name for the domestic dog. Dogs are often used as guides for people with sensory impairments and as companions for older or institutionalized people. Dog allergens, abbreviated Can by the World Health Organization, are a common source of indoor allergies.
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Long-range and internal sequencing primer sequences of Tp53 gene in Canis familiaris
y constructores de cerritos: una perspectiva funeraria.
Nefrectomia em cao (Canis familiaris
) secundaria a nefropatia por Dioctophyma renale (Goeze, 1782)-relato de caso.
Diet of free-ranging dogs (Canis familiaris
) in rural Zimbabwe: implications for wild scavengers on the periphery of wildlife reserves.
Just as yawning seems to spread contagiously from person to person, it seems to also spread from people to domestic dogs (Canis familiaris