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bur·row

(ber'ō),
1. A subcutaneous tunnel or tract made by a parasite (for example, scabies mite).
2. A sinus or fistula.
3. (Rare) To undermine or create a tunnel or tract through or beneath various tissue planes.

burrow

(bur'ro)
A tunnel made in or under the skin (e.g., by an insect or a parasite).
See: cutaneous larva migrans; scabies
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Burrows, who has come out in the past in favor of a speaker from West Texas, made the same point Friday.
Despite a strong association with prairie dog towns, burrowing owls will occupy artificial burrows and dens provided by other animals in areas without prairie dogs (Smith and Murphy, 1973; King and Belthoff, 2001; Poulin and Todd, 2006; Haley and Rosenberg, 2013).
The shallow nature of the burrows suggests control of the bandicoot rat in Pothwar croplands could be improved by deep ploughing immediately after harvest of crops to destroy the burrow systems and expose the rats to raptors and predators.
For three years, from 2008 to 2011, I fought this battle in Antioch, California, documenting the developer's intentional use of rocks and debris to block burrow entrances and the use of poison gas to eradicate the owls.
James Burrows has a test that has rarely failed him in his 40-plus years of directing multicamera comedy series.
Burrows said the crews should start demolition around March 1, and the entire project should be complete in January 2017.
The Scaly ant-eater showed a phyto-association with Lantana camara, and Punica granatum for making its permanent burrows, and Dalbergia sissoo and Acacia modesta tree species for obtaining its insect food.
Natalia Cornwall, prosecuting, told Liverpool Crown Court that, at about 2am on December 27 last year, Burrows was in the Bar 44 club in Westmill Street, St Helens.
The alleged incident was on November 13 when Mr Burrows went to one of the men's homes to retrieve his ladders.
The burrows that the owls live in have several functions.
Searches took place mostly by day and involved the visual inspection of potential basking sites, the examination of surface burrows and the base of grass tussocks and stones, and by lifting surface stones and other potential refugia.