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antler

(ănt′lər)
n.
One of a pair of hornlike, bony, deciduous growths, often elongated and branched, on the head of an adult member of the deer family, usually found only on males.

ant′lered adj.
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We surmised that the estimated delay in reaching a 50-inch antler spread associated with reduced nutritional status was too small to have meaningful biological or management significance, particularly given the wide variation in antler spread in each age class (Fig.
Lance was behind me and laughed as he picked up an antler just a few steps from where I had been.
When a buck jumps, the jolt from landing often will knock off a ripe antler. I discovered that if you follow subtle buck trails deep into the woods, you may find a shed along the way.
British Winter Olympic hero Eddie 'the Eagle' Edwards was the special guest to greet VIP guests at the grand opening of Antler.
In the next two years, Grimeland said, Antler hopes to build 100 to 150 innovative tech companies out of Southeast Asia, with the vast majority of them having the Philippines as one of their core markets and approximately 10 percent to 15 percent of them to be headquartered in the Philippines.
Caption: Research shows that buck-harvest restrictions based solely on antler points allow hunters to legally harvest the most promising young bucks in the population while protecting young bucks with lesser racks.
Combination of supercritical fluid extraction with ultrasonic extraction for obtaining sex hormones and IGF-1 from antler velvet.
There has been much speculation as to the ecological justification for antler growth in Cervidae (Clutton-Brock 1982, Goss 1983).
There have been mixed opinions about the benefit of antlers, or antler velvet, harvested from deer, moose, caribou or elk.
"Goat horns" was the term Dad always used to describe my two whitetail antler mounts.