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guan (gwän),

n in traditional Chinese medicine—in addition to “cun” and “chi”—one of the three divisions of the pulse that is used for diagnosis. Specifically, its position is near the styloid process of the radius. On the left hand, the pulse of guan is associated with the condition of the liver and on the right hand, it is associated with the condition of the spleen.
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Unlike curassows (Cracinae), chachalacas and guans (Penelopinae) are not primarily seed predators because they don't have gizzard and therefore do not grind seeds (Guix, 2006; Guix and Ruiz, 1997); are typical frugivorous, with the ability to disperse large quantities of seeds (Brooks, 2006; Munoz and Kattan, 2007; Santamaria and Franco, 2000).
The Spix's guan was found in all three areas, the chachalaca was absent from the CFA, and the curassow and piping-guan were only found in Maderyja.
3 24 124 Birds Crested Guan Penelope purpurescens 7 -- -- Great curassow Crax rubra 70 78 23 Plain Chachalaca Ortalis vetula 6 15 38 Thicket Tinamou Crypturellus cinnamomeus 4 6 2 Wild turkey Meleagris gallopavo -- 2 7 Table 3.
Hunting for jungle fowl such as ocellated turkey, great curassow, crested guan, chachlaca and scaled pigeon, as well as smaller mammals such as coatimundi, paca and aguti, is good throughout this period.
Some species, particularly parrots, appear to be less widespread in the area, while others such as great curassow and crested guan appear to be maintaining their previous distribution, in small numbers.
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Also, we saw a curassow - described as a ``bad hair day bird'' by Andy - just as the cameraman closed in on Andy's unruly locks.
A blue-billed curassow (Crax alberto was anesthetized for a preshipment physical exam.
CAO curacao SAU Sauterne SEW sewn SOA soapy SOW sower SSO rissole, associate, expresso SSOW curassow (a turkey-like bird) CEO once-over SCEAU Sceaux (a town near Paris) SO Soviet, sole, disobey, torso SOU soul SSEAU Rousseau, trousseau SSOH Mendelssohn ZO Zoque (a group of Central-American Indian languages), quartzose, Tzotzil (a member of an Indian people in parts of S.
MUTUM the razor-billed curassow, a large arboreal bird of the Amazon region.
Iron storage disease (ISD) is a life-threatening disease of captivity that occurs in several species of toucans (Rhamphastidae), mynahs (Sturnidae), birds-of-paradise (Paradisaeidae), curassow (Cracidae), and quetzals (Pharomachrus species), (l-5) Many of the species susceptible to ISD are kept as pets and some are highly endangered in the wild.