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Synonyms for canine

one of the four pointed conical teeth (two in each jaw) located between the incisors and the premolars

any of various fissiped mammals with nonretractile claws and typically long muzzles

of or relating to a pointed conical tooth


of or relating to or characteristic of members of the family Canidae

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Young animals in breeds such as German Shepherds, Saint Bernards, Rottweilers, and Retrievers are genetically predisposed to canine hip dysplasia, a crippling disease that causes deterioration and weakening of a dog's hips.
20, 1998--Synbiotics Corporation (NASDAQ:SBIO) said today that a study published in the Journal of the American Animal Hospital Association found the company's patented test for Canine Hip Dysplasia to be the most accurate method for predicting osteoarthritis in dogs--a problem that afflicts millions of dogs in the United States and around the world.
Geneticists led by a veterinary surgeon who treats canine hip dysplasia (CHD) have found a mutation in one gene that may--along with other genes in a complex--be responsible for CHD in a variety of breeds.
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