Canis familiaris


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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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Canis familiaris y constructores de cerritos: una perspectiva funeraria.
Aparentemente, fuera de esta region, incluyendo el Gran Chaco, Sierras Centrales y centro-Oeste de Argentina y centro de Chile, no existen registros bien documentado de canis familiaris de tiempos prehispanicos (Luciano Prates, Monica Beron y Franciso J.
Los hallazgos anteriores de este estudio muestran similitud con los hallazgos descriptivos en cortes coronales y horizontales del encefalo de las especies: Equus caballus, Canis familiaris y Homo sapiens sapiens (Sisson & Grossman, 1982; Brodal, 1998; Dyce et al.
Prevalencia de helmintos gastrontestinales en Canis familiaris del distrito de Lurigancho (Chosica).
Intestine, Canis familiaris (M), NA (Brenes-Madrigal 1961).
One could argue that Canis familiaris (domestic dog) enjoys a longer life span and better nutrition than his wild ancestor; that by taking him under our protection, humans have given him a higher standard of living.
Pero con los avances de la genetica y la comparacion de cromosomas, se comprobo que todos los perros pelones de America --al igual que los de otras regiones del mundo-- pertenecen a la misma especie que el perro comun, el Canis familiaris, y son razas de el, lo mismo un diminuto chihuahueno, un enorme San Bernardo, un fiero doberman o un inofensivo pekines.
The piece was so full of fascinating lore about both the stray animal situation in the metropolitan area and the very nature and behavior of Canis familiaris that an interested reader could overlook the fact that it might have been delivered a bit more succinctly.
The domestic dog, Canis familiaris, has also been reported as an occasional definitive host (Fahnestock 1985; Georgi 1992).
IF YOU GO BACK FAR ENOUGH in natural history--perhaps a dozen millennia or so--all bloodlines of Canis familiaris merge into one.
melanogaster weren't enough to keep folks busy, geneticists at the University of California at Berkeley have begun a project to sequence the genome of Canis familiaris.