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Definition of the noun acinonyx
What does acinonyx mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: -
- lexical domain: Animals - nouns denoting animals
- synonym of Acinonyx: genus Acinonyx
- more generic term: mammal genus = a genus of mammals
- member of: family Felidae / Felidae = cats; wildcats; lions; leopards; cheetahs
- member: Acinonyx jubatus / cheetah / chetah = long-legged spotted cat of Africa and southwestern Asia having nonretractile claws; the swiftest mammal
Phrases with Acinonyx
Phrases starting with the word Acinonyx:
- Acinonyx rex
- acinonyx jubatus
- Acinonyx jubatus hecki
- Acinonyx jubatus velox
- Acinonyx Jubatus Raddei
- Acinonyx jubatus jubatus
- Acinonyx jubatus raineyi
- Acinonyx jubatus venaticus
- Acinonyx jubatus soemmeringii
Phrase ending with the word Acinonyx:
Other phrases containing the word Acinonyx:
- species Acinonyx rex
- Species Acinonyx Jubatus Velox
- Species Acinonyx Jubatus Raineyi
- Subspecies Acinonyx Jubatus Hecki
- Subspecies Acinonyx Jubatus Velox
- Subspecies Acinonyx Jubatus Raddei
- Subspecies Acinonyx Jubatus Jubatus
- Subspecies Acinonyx Jubatus Raineyi
- Subspecies Acinonyx Jubatus Venaticus
- Subspecies Acinonyx Jubatus Soemmeringii
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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Acinonyx
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Acinonyx is a valid name only on page 16 of Brookes' Catalogue and includes only the single species Acinonyx venator of India, which is thus the type of the genus by monotypy. On page 33, as cited in quotation by Palmer, who had not at that ...
by CTI Reviews
Acinonyx is a genus of mammals from the family Felidae. It is currently distributed in Africa and Asia, but at one time was also present in Europe. The cheetah is the only living species in the genus. In population genetics, the founder effect is ...
Biology, Zoology by CTI Reviews
Acinonyx is a genus of mammals from the family Felidae. It is currently distributed in Africa and Asia, but at one time was also present in Europe. The cheetah is the only living species in the genus. Felidae is the biological family of the cats; ...
A Dictionary of Zoology (2014)
by Michael Allaby
The claws are retractile in most species, but not in Acinonyx jubatus (cheetah). The gait is *digitigrade. The cat family had diverged ...
by Virginia P. Studdert, Clive C. Gay, Douglas C. Blood
cheetah( Acinonyx jubatus) a spotted, long-legged, nonclimbing,big cat; the fastest of land animals.
Panthera onca Asia and Central America Cheetah Acinonyx jubatus Africa Mountain lion (puma) Felis concolor North and South America cineroargenteus Wolf Canis lupus Worldwide Dog Canis familiaris Worldwide Hyena Hyaena spp.
by Scott Elias, Cary Mock
with other animals adapted to savannalike conditions (the wolves ofthe Canis etruscus group, the hyena Pliocrocuta, the sabertoothed cat Homotherium crenatidens, the cheetah Acinonyx, the camel Paracamelus, the antelope Gazellospira, ...
by David Mcfarland
The solitary cheetah (Acinonyx jubatus), on the ...
HUNTING LEOPARD: CHEETAH (Acinonyx jubatus venaticus): The general body colour is tawny to pale buff with a black stripe from the eye to the mouth and solid spots on the rest of the body. It loves open country and being an easy target, ...
Encyclopedia of Animals (2016)
by My Ebook Publishing House
The Cheetah (Acinonyx jubatus) Even though it's part of the cat lineage, the cheetah also has some characteristics that compare him to a dog, especially in terms of the aspect and walk. The fur is similar to the one of the leopard and the head, ...
by Murray Wrobel
Acinonyx Carnivora - Felidae Hunting Leopards; Cheetahs Jagdleoparden; Geparde Guépards Ghepardi Acinonyxjubatus Carnivora - Felidae Hunting Leopard; Cheetah; Ounce Jagdleopard; Gepard Guépard Ghepardo; ...
by R P Manchanda
Bison bonasus Reindeer Rangifer tarandus Dog Canis lupus familiaris Cat Felis catus Bat Chiroptera Bear Ursidae carnivora Chameleon Chamaeleonidae Cheetah Acinonyx jubatus Cobra Elapidae naja Crocodile Crocodilia niloticus Deer.
A Dictionary of Genetics (2006)
by Robert C. King, William D. Stansfield, Pamela Khipple Mulligan
cheetah See Acinonyx jubatus. chelating agent a compound made up of hetero- cyclic rings that forms a chelate with metal ions. Heme (q.f.) is an example of an iron chelate. The porphyrin ring in chlorophyll (q.v.) forms a ...
by Dennis G. Fowler
la - the Cheetah, Acinonyx jubatus [also impumpwa, itutuluwe, itwaluwe]. malama n.3 no s. - the roots of a kind of bush. They are placed in small hollow crocodile teeth and tied round the chest as ...
An Encyclopedia of the World's Geographic Features by Joyce A. Quinn, Susan L. Woodward
Critically endangered species, which are no longer common, include Asiatic cheetah (Acinonyx jubatus ssp. venaticus), onager (Equus hemionus ssp. onager ), and Persian ibex (Capra aegagrus). Other rare species, which only survive in ...
The Dictionary of Virology (2009)
by Brian W.J. Mahy
and cheetahs (Acinonyx jubatus). Focal lesions are produced in cell cultures from cat kidney, lung, and testis. There is no CPE in cultures of bovine, human, or monkey ...
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