littermate


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littermate

(lĭt′ər-māt′)
n.
One member of a given litter of animal offspring.
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The littermates are "best buds," Cheslie said, and nuzzled outside the ring when it was over.
She added that InfraReady sees LitterMate "as a launching pad for other bio-products" like an absorbing agent for use in shops and garages, and to aid in cleaning up environmentally hazardous spills.
Recognition among dogs is probably based more on odor than visual cues, but my guess would be that, if your dog encountered her littermates and if some were black, yellow and chocolate, she might be friendliest to the one whose genotype was more like hers--i.e., the chocolate one.
LITTLEST LITTERMATE Photograph by Chris Pietsch / The Register-Guard
When possible, one pup per litter was assigned to each of these 10 subgroups, with the goal of providing littermate comparisons for these 10 conditions, and to avoid having more than one animal per litter in a given subgroup.
When they bite down hard the littermate squeals, which startles the biting pup enough to let go.
Pestell's laboratory carried out a genome-wide microarray, pathway analysis and histology on Sirt1 positive and negative transgenic mice and littermate controls.
Stranger or littermate, "they don't really seem to care."
Sadie has been hospitalised for more than a week fighting off the potentially life-threatening disease, which recently killed Sadie's littermate, Ivan.
Winfrey, 55, had adopted Sadie two weeks ago, and she revealed that the pup's littermate had died within a week from the Parvo virus.
She was brought to PCHS after being found abandoned and alone with her littermates.