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un·ci·a

(ŭn'sē-ă),
An ounce.
[L. a twelfth part, an ounce]

uncia

An obsolete, non-SI (International System) unit of:
(1) Length, equal to 2.46 cm; 
(2) Weight, equal to 27.2 g.
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Marieke Cassia and P David, "Personality assessment in snow leopards (Uncia uncia)" Zoo Biology, vol.
Se la pubblicazione di Of Fear and Freedom sembra segnare un passaggio a vuoto nel rapporto tra Levi e Ia cultura americana, assumono allora piu interesse le parole conclusive dell' intervista-recensione di Paolo Milano attraverso le quali Levi ann uncia Ia prossima uscita dell'Orologio, definito un "a fresco of Italian life between 1943 and 1946, in which fiction and reflection mingle in a philosophical chronicle" (Milano, 1950: 24).
The behaviors trained include nonhuman primates accepting venipuncture, (6,7) unanesthetized snow leopards (Uncia uncia) tolerating a transabdominal ultrasound, (8) marmosets (Callithrix jackchus) providing urine samples, (9) the voluntary movement of giant pandas (Ailuropoda melanoleuca) in their enclosure, (10) and many others.
A fauna terrestre nao e tao abundante, destacando-se: Vulpes vulpes (raposa); Euphractus sexcintus (peba); Cavea aperea (prea); Cyclopes didactylus (mambira); Crotalus terrificus (cascavel) Procyon cancrivorous (guaxinim); Dasypus novencinctus (tatu); Panthera pardalis (maracaja); Mazama americana (veado); Panthera uncia (onca).
Me acuerdo tambien de su simple letania, repetida muchas veces mientras viajabamos en Toyota en 1978 entre Oruro y Sucre por el camino que pasa por las minas de Siglo XX y Uncia, y despues por Pocoata y Macha, con las altas tierras de larga rotacion, los mantas o aynuqas de la agricultura altoandina, visibles en las laderas siempre mas altas y empinadas que se yerguen en cada lado del camino, terrenos que han descansado mas de 20 anos hasta volver a estar en condiciones de fertilidad.
Six months later he received another prized commodity, an uncia of fresh, continually running water from the newly repaired Acqua Vergine, water that would be delivered by a pipe into his own home.
Snow leopard (Panthera uncia) predation of livestock: an assessment of local perceptions in the Annapurna conservation area, Nepal.
In the late 1990's, a galena vein with minor pyrargyrite was worked in neighboring Uncia, on the southeast side of the mountain, and it is possible that such veins were found extensively during the early 19th century but have been obliterated by mining.