bicho


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ep·i·dem·ic gan·gre·nous proc·ti·tis

a generally fatal disease affecting chiefly children in the tropics, characterized by gangrenous ulceration of the rectum and anus, accompanied by frequent watery stools and tenesmus.
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bicho

(1) A colloquial term used regionally in Latin America for:
• Arthropods and vermin of various ilk; 
• Penis.
(2) Epidemic gangrenous proctitis.
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The influence of the old woman who told us our first tales of ghost and bicho. Of the mulatto girl who relieved us of our first bicho-de-pe, of a pruriency that was so enjoyable.
Roche (1974) both writing on the Portuguese Solutrean, acknowledged the presence and importance of two stemmed points, similar to some found in the Spanish Levantine region and to those very common in southern Portugal (Bicho, 2009).
O objetivo do trabalho foi estudar anatomicamente as membranas fetais (MF) do bicho preguica.
He notes that the productions of Pavlov, Comegato, Fotomaton, Miss, and especially Dos amores y un bicho were particularly difficult.
Cobra-de-cipo laternaria) (Phylodrias sp., Colubridae) Louva-a-deus-de-cobra, [fleche droite] bicho do-camara, Cobra-de-cipo bicho-pau ou (Phylodrias sp.) garrancho (Phibalosoma sp.?) Segundo o conhecimento local, as metamorfoses podem ocorrer de diversas maneiras: quando um inseto cria asa, como a formiga-luizadoida que, ao se tornar alada, vira um cavalo-do-cao; quando lhe caem as pernas, como no exemplo do louva-a-deusde-cobra (Cai as pernas e vira a cobra-de-cipo, Seu Z., 53a); quando poca (Cigarra poca pelas costas e gera um bule-bule, Seu J., 34a); quando o inseto migra, a exemplo das borboletas que vao para o mar virar camarao (Dona G., 48a); ou como um processo natural da vida do animal (O poro diz que quando [o louva-a-deus] fica velho vira cobra, Dona E., 63a).
Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, el lider sindi cal de izquierda al que la elite politica de Brasil liama el bicho papao (el coco), encabeza las encuestas de inten cion de las elecciones de octubre.
(Also in Montreal World Film Festival -- Latin American Cinema.) Original Portuguese title: Bicho de 7 cabecas.
To produce a lot of housing fast, there needs to be a uniform process "each time you put out an RFP, so people can respond in the same manner and get the same housing on the base and really make it happen quickly," says Picerne Kaiser Vice President of Government Housing Christopher Bicho. "That's not the situation.