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goat

(gōt)
n.
1. A domesticated ruminant mammal (Capra hircus) having backward curving horns and a beard especially in the male, raised for its wool, milk, and meat.
2. Any of various wild ruminant mammals of the genus Capra and related genera, including the ibexes and the wild goat (C. aegagrus) of Eurasia.

goat′ish adj.
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Effect of melatonin administration on thyroid hormones, cortisol and expression profile of heat shock proteins in goats (Capra hircus) exposed to heat stress.
Macroscopical and microscopical observations of the tongue in the Iraqi goats (Capra hircus).
Sarma, "Morphological and craniometrical studies on the skull of Kagani goat (Capra hircus) of Jammu region," International Journal of Morphology, vol.
Bos taurus 6/3 96/11 69/17 117/13 Ovis aries 2/2 14/4 2/1 Capra hircus 6/6 3/1 Ovis aries/ 27/7 47/15 105/20 Capra hircus Sus scrofa dom.
Its expansive (spoof) website at www.goattrauma.org grows every day with more testimonials of children and adults alike who have been butted, bumped, or beaten by a capra hircus or similar.
Intestine, Capra hircus (M), Sabanilla de Montes de Oca, San Jose (Brenes-Madrigal 1961).
Sort of.) The true goats embrace an Old World family of hoofed animals that includes the ibex, markhor, and tahr, of which none currently enjoys a greater worldwide distribution than Capra hircus, the feral version of the familiar domestic goat.
Sheep and goat (Capra hircus) preference rankings for HiMag hay were similar to cattle rankings of grazed tall fescue cultivars (Burns et al., 2001).
Predation is a major problem faced by domestic sheep (Ovis aries) and goat (Capra hircus) producers in the western United States.