order Artiodactyla

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Synonyms for order Artiodactyla

an order of hooved mammals of the subclass Eutheria (including pigs and peccaries and hippopotami and members of the suborder Ruminantia) having an even number of functional toes

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Human P[14] strains are related to rotavirus strains isolated from even-toed ungulates belonging to the mammalian order Artiodactyla (6).
No documentation of grain overload in moose was found, though moose might be especially vulnerable to this condition as their mean retention time for digestion is the longest documented for cervids, and is surpassed by only 1 member of the order Artiodactyla, the Asian water buffalo (Bubalus bubalis; Stevens 1998).
The group focused on whales and members of the order Artiodactyla, the group that paleontologists in recent years have considered whales' closest living relatives.
We are certain that the biological material came from an animal in the order Artiodactyla," Rowe reported last month in Anaheim, Calif.
To the Editor: Malignant catarrhal fever (MCF) is an acute, generalized, and usually fatal disease previously thought to be restricted to mammals of the order Artiodactyla, often members of the subfamilies Bovinae, Cervidae, and Suidae (1).