hircus

hircus

 [her´kus] (pl. hir´ci) (L.)
one of the hairs growing in the axilla.
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hir·cus

, gen. and pl.

hir·ci

(hĭr'kŭs, hĕr'sī),
1. The odor of the axillae.
2. Synonym(s): axillary hairs
3. Synonym(s): tragus (1)
[L. he-goat]
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hir·cus

, pl. hirci (hir'kŭs, -sī)
1. The odor of the axillae.
2. One of the hairs growing in the axillae.
3. Synonym(s): tragus (1) .
[L. buck, billygoat]
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hir·cus

, pl. hirci (hir'kŭs, -sī)
Underarm odor.
[L. he-goat]
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The outdoor loose housing system of this farm hosting 2 oxen (Bos taurus), 2 horses (Equus caballus), 5 goats (Capra hircus), 4 alpacas (Vicugnapacos), 8 fallow deer (Dama dama), and 15 sheep (Ovis aries) was separated from a stable housing 3 pigs (Sus scrofa domesticus).
Manipulation of estrous cycle in Dwarf goat (Capra hircus) using estrumate under different management conditions.
2005: Dynamics of grouping patterns and social segregation in feral goats (Capra hircus) on the Isle of Rum, NW Scotland.
The genus Ovis and the species aries refer to sheep while at the genus and species level of Capra aegagrus hircus is for domestic goats.
Experiments were conducted to determine the nutrient digestibility and enteric C[H.sub.4] and C[O.sub.2] emissions in goats (Capra hircus hircus) and Sika deer (Cervus nippon hortulorum) in accordance with the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee of Konkuk University.
Using the tubular morphology method, eight stages of seminiferous epithelium have been reported in ruminants and other mammals, such as red deer (Cervus elaphus) [7], goat (Capra hircus) [8], donkey (Equus asinus) and mule (Equus mulus mulus) [9], landrace boar [10], roe deer (Capreolus capreolus) [11], wild boar [12], and 'crioulo' horse [13].
The Arid lands of Kohistan lies in the west of the river Indus, in Districts of Karachi, Dadu, Thatta and Larkana , wherein, the first National Park of Pakistan has been established for the protection of endangered Sindh Ibex (Capara hircus).It has extensive mountainous area, particularly in the south.