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animal

 [an´ĭ-mal]
1. a living organism having sensation and the power of voluntary movement and requiring for its existence oxygen and organic food; animals comprise one of the five kingdoms in the most widely used classification of living organisms.
2. any member of the animal kingdom other than a human being.
3. of or pertaining to such an organism.
control animal an untreated animal otherwise identical in all respects to one that is used for purposes of experiment; used for checking results of treatment.

an·i·mal

(an'i-măl),
1. A living, sentient organism that has membranous cell walls, requires oxygen and organic foods, and is capable of voluntary movement, as distinguished from a plant or mineral.
2. One of the lower animal organisms as distinguished from humans.
[L.]

animal

(ăn′ə-məl)
n.
1. Any of numerous multicellular eukaryotic organisms of the kingdom Metazoa (or Animalia) that ingest food rather than manufacturing it themselves and are usually able to move about during at least part of their life cycle. Sponges, jellyfishes, flatworms, mollusks, arthropods, and vertebrates are animals.
2. An animal organism other than a human, especially a mammal.
Drug slang A regionally popular term for LSD
Pharmacology Any nonhuman animate being endowed with the power of voluntary action

animal

Pharmacology Any nonhuman animate being endowed with the power of voluntary action. See Cat, Cow, Dog, Fish, Horse, Monkey, Pig, Sentinel animal, Snake. Vox populi Etc.

an·i·mal

(an'i-măl)
1. A living, sentient organism that has membranous cell walls, requires oxygen and organic foods, and is capable of voluntary movement, as distinguished from a plant or mineral.
2. One of the lower animal organisms as distinguished from humans.
[L.]

animal

any member of the animal kingdom: organisms that are multicellular and eukaryotic which possess non-photosynthetic, wall-less cells. In some classifications, certain unicellular organisms such as PROTOZOANS are also included.

an·i·mal

(an'i-măl)
1. A living, sentient organism that has membranous cell walls, requires oxygen and organic foods, and is capable of voluntary movement, as distinguished from a plant or mineral.
2. One of the lower animal organisms as distinguished from humans.
[L.]
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The purpose of the contract is: - the management of the capture, the transport of stray animals (cats and dogs) or in a state of deviation and / or dangerous and / or identified and / or injured or not, - the removal of dead animals (less than 40 kg) and their assumption of responsibility by the rendering company appointed by the prfet de la drme, - the management of the animal pound with intercommunal vocation within the framework of the prescriptions envisaged by the regulation in force and in particular the code rural and marine fishing.
Charlene Thomas, 13: "I think working at an animal pound would have an emotional effect on me because dogs have to be put down.
The purpose of this consultation is to carry out, on the territory of the city of asnires-sur-seine, depigmenting operations and actions against corvids, deratting and disinsection, and the capture and collection of stray or dead animals on the public road with the exploitation of the municipal animal pound.
Ever year, 2,000 stray animals are picked up and taken to Rhondda Cynon Taff County Borough Council's animal pound in Dinas, Porth, and 90 per cent of them do not have identity tags.
Contract notice: veterinary services for the animal pound of the urban community caen la mer
THE number of dogs abandoned at Cardiff council's animal pound has never been higher this Christmas.
The subject of this contract is the management of the intercommunal animal pound. the service provider will have to take charge of the management and operation of the animal pound, owned by grenoble-alpes mtropole, 652 route de l~isre in the commune of versoud (38420).
Contract notice: services for the removal of stray / dangerous animals and dead animals and animal pound services
Voluntary ex ante transparency notice: Animal pound - years 2019-2022 (france-talence: Domestic animal nurseries)
The purpose of this contract is: - the capture of stray animals on the territory of the civis, - management of the civis animal pound, - the collection of dead animals on the territory of the civis.
Contract notice: capture, collection, transport of stray and / or dangerous animals, collection of dead animals on grand chtellerault public road and management of the community animal pound
Contract notice: market relating to the management of the services of an animal pound on the territory of the carf