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An order of chiefly flesh-eating mammals that includes the cats, dogs, bears, civets, minks, and hyenas, as well as the raccoon and panda; some species are omnivorous or herbivorous.
[L. carnivorus, fr. caro (carn-), flesh, + voro, to devour]


Fringe oncology
An extract of the Venus flytrap (Dionaea muscipula) patented by a German physician, Helmut Keller, which he believed to be effective against cancer.


an order of EUTHERIAN mammals containing bears, weasels, wolves, cats and seals, most of which have small, sharp incisors, large pointed canine teeth (for piercing flesh), and CARNASSIAL TEETH.

carnivora (kär·niˑ·v·r),

n a phytonutrient derived from the juice of the insectivorous plant, Venus Flytrap
(Dionaea muscipula). Has been used to treat chronic diseases, including cancer, multiple sclerosis, HIV, and herpes infections.
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1976): Fossil Carnivora from the late Tertiary of Bled Douarah and Cherichira, Tunisia.
Los ordenes mas ricos son Chiroptera (66 especies), Rodentia (24), Carnivora (19) y Primates (15) (Figura 4).
El orden Carnivora es uno de los grupos de animales que ha llamado mas fuertemente la atencion del ser humano (Ginsberg 2001) y, con 71 especies amenazadas a nivel global (UICN 2011), constituye uno de los taxa en mayor peligro del mundo.
Carnivora, Artiodactyla, Perissodactyla and Rodentia), we used a field guide to interview local residents together with our direct and indirect sightings (e.
Further remains of Carnivora (Mammalia) from the Sterkfontein Hominid site.
longitud estandar muestran una tendencia diferente, indicando que la sabaleta presenta caracteristicas propias de una especie carnivora puesto que las especies herbivoras tienden a registrar un intestino mas largo que las carnivoras (21).
Este marcador fue denominado como el "cromosoma carnivoro" ya que se encuentra en otras familias que integran el orden Carnivora (Tabla 3) (Wurster-Hill & Benisrchke; 1968).
aRt at 540 West 28th continues to host CARNIVORA, a debut exhibition by artist Jason Covert.
Taxonomical data of the evaluated animals, including the species home range, sex, evaluated tissues, and RLEP-PCR results Order Family Species Cerdocyon thous Canidae Carnivora Gallictis vittata Procyonidae Procyon cancrivorus Didelphimorphia Didelphidae Didelphis albiventris Rodentia Cavidae Cavia aperea Erethizontidae Sphiggurus spinosus Carnivora Procyonidae Nasua nasua Dasypodidae Dasypus novemcinctus Cingulata (Superorder Xenartha) Euphractidae Euphractus sexcinctus Priodontidae Cabassous tatouay Cabassous unicinctus Home Order range * (ha) Animal Sex 0.
Los dientes sectoriales mas nombrados son el par carnasial o carnicero de algunos miembros del orden Carnivora (canidos, felidos, etc.
Dirty Secrets": las lubinas rayadas sucumben a una bacteria carnivora en Chesapeake Bay.
Still, we are proud members of Class Mammalia, Order Carnivora, Family Felidae.