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gal·li·na·ceous

(gal'i-nā'shŭs),
Pertaining to the order Galliformes.
[L. gallinaceus, fr. gallina, a hen]
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gallinaceous

pertaining to members of the order GALLIFORMES; chicken-like.
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Additionally, there appears to be some promise for other gallinaceous birds with greater harvests such as sharp-tailed grouse Tympanuchus phasianellus, gray partridge Perdix perdix, chukar Alectoris alectoris or quail Callipepla sp.
It should be noticed that one of the elderly respondents stated that, during pregnancy, selected gallinaceous were reserved to her.
(2001) Pathobiology of A/chicken/Hong Kong/220/97 (H5N1) avian influenza virus in seven gallinaceous species.
It is a gamebird of the order Galliformes (gallinaceous birds) and the family Phasianidae.
It has also been considered the primary vector of Plasmodium juxtanucleare (Louren90-de-01iveira & Castro 1991), etiologic agent of malaria in gallinaceous birds.
Adsorption of yellow lanasol 4g reactive dye in a simulated textile effluent on gallinaceous feathers.
This would be spot on, were it not for the cultural direction of the content: the reader is not going to learn very much about the immiseration of women and the working classes in Victorian London (though she does learn some); rather, she is going to be led on a plodding gallinaceous crawl through police records and the rarefied arcana of societies of psychical research.
The spiruid nematode, Tetrameres americana (Cram), is a common parasite of free-range chickens and other gallinaceous birds (Fink et al.
You may not follow them, or be willing to worship a gallinaceous creation, but decorating Easter eggs is one of the most fun things about Easter that crosses the boundaries of age, gender, ethnicity and even religious affiliation.
Prairie chickens typically have a clutch of a dozen eggs and in common with most gallinaceous birds, like turkeys, quail and pheasants, can reproduce rapidly, but also stiffer heavy mortality.
Given that invertebrates are not generally eaten by gallinaceous birds in the winter, the effect on the data should have been minimal.