Iguana

(redirected from basilisk)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
A lizard popular in the US as a household pet, which has been linked to severe infections by unusual serotypes of Salmonella—S Wassenaar, S Rubislaw, S serotype IIIa41:z4z23:-S subspp arizonae, S Kintambo and others. Iguanas also bite, sometimes deep enough to require stitches
References in periodicals archive ?
In the conditions of the established silvopastoral system, nitrogen fertilization (N) did not influence the morphogenic and structural characteristics of Basilisk cultivar (p > 0.05), except for height (p < 0.01) and leaf: stem ratio (p = 0.02; Table 1).
In the years since the Basilisk algorithm was developed for semantic lexicon induction, Basilisk has been used to generate several novel types of lexicons.
For example, the phenolic compound content was significantly greater in cultivars Basilisk and RJE when compared to the other cultivars (F = 3.15; df = 3; P = 0.0287) (Fig.
The only appealing and functional feature for FPS gamers on the Razer Basilisk would be the sensitivity clutch or the sniper button.
To paraphrase "The Plumet Basilisk," they have their birds (owl, skylark, and nightingale), and, in Moore's poems, we have ours: mocking-bird ("Virginia Britannia" and "Bird-Witted"), frigate pelican, basilisk, and pigeon.
ovimonsensis, the researchers found it was an offshoot of ancient iguanian lizards, which today include Old World chameleons, iguanas and anoles in the American tropics, as well as the water-walking basilisk lizards.
Hired to do illustrations for Ellen Kushner's 1980 anthology Basilisk, she soon began work as an editor at Ace Books.
Among the terms are azure, basilisk, brazen, carnation, cherubim, counterfeit, disrobe, emerald, fancy, Giulio Romano, gorgon, idolatry, jewel, likeness, pencil, raven, silence, tongue-tied, wanton, and wrought.
During 30 years service, he was awarded the Distinguished Service Cross for his part in the Dunkirk evacuation of May 1940, during which his ship, HMS Basilisk, was sunk.
For Aries and Basilisk cultivars, the reduction in water potential was less expressive, in the treatment with water deficit compared to others cultivars, in the Aries cultivar noted that both treatments with addition of P, values of [DMP.sub.shoot] were similar, though larger than the treatments without P addition, this result can be explained by the fact that this cultivar be more demanding of high fertility soils (Previero et al., 1996), where, for the conditions of the experiment, production and the level of water restriction does not imply in significant reduction of productivity.