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.

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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Bicho raro is Spanish for weirdo, and no book could have a more apt name for its setting.
El fatalismo del presente esta predeterminado por el origen de El Charco, cuando el bicho llega en el momento en que los invasores atracan en su puerto: "palmaron muy muchos", cuenta un cronista de la epoca--Marquez Tizano sabe recrear y parodiar la retorica de las relaciones del descubrimiento--, "y los que consiguieron librar la sana de la enfermedad quedaron tullidos y fueron internados en los pabellones de imposibilitados por decadas, alejados de cualquier contacto humano".
2001), Laz (2010) que, com suplementacao de aminoacidos como leucina, metionina, triptofano e treonina, conseguiram aumentos significativos em diversos parametros biologicos do bicho da seda, entre eles: aumento do peso de lagartas e de casulos, da fecundidade, da longevidade de adultos e do teor de seda; e de Babu et al.
Alem dos patrocinadores e da Prefeitura, o jogo do bicho (11) e o trafico de drogas (12) sao apontados como importantes fomentadores do carnaval carioca.
The Bicho Brothers will be live in concert performing favorites from Carlos Santana.
Clark's Bicho, composed of intersecting metal planes on hinges, literally requires spectators to push on a plane to create a new relation with the work.
o Ataide [risos] diz que e um, um bicho que tem dentro do mangue que eu nunca vi nem desejo.
Amy Chazkel's Laws of Chance is a well-researched and detailed account of the history of Brazil's jogo do bicho (translated as 'Animal Game').
Se correr o bicho pega, se ficar o bicho come": metaforas e paradoxos do risco
Among the crowd were Teessiders Daniel Hobbs, 26, Stephen Bansey, 25, and Lewis Scott, 12, all from Stockton, who had met and had their pictures taken outside the ground with Brazilians Nolberto Neto, 23, and Sandro Bicho, 30.
The meeting took place just as accusations hit the press regarding the connivance between the biggest capitalist of the underground game Jogo do Bicho (animal game) and several legislators of the rightist Democratas (DEM) party.