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Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

A bird-like alien. 1937 O. Stapledon Star Maker To End of Time (1953) 303 We supposed at first that the mental unity of these little avians was telepathic, but in ...

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avian

Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

Bird-like; of an avian or avians. 1930 W. O. Stapledon Last & First Men (1931) 302 The flightless yet still half avian race that now possessed the planet settled down ...

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avian

Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

A bird-like alien. 1937 O. Stapledon Star Maker To End of Time (1953) 303 We supposed at first that the mental unity of these little avians was telepathic, but in ...

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avian <i>adj</i>

Edited by Jeff Prucher.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Science Fiction

January 2006; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers). 144 words.

bird-like; of an avian or avians. 1930 W. O. Stapledon Last & First Men (1931) 302 The flightless yet still

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Avian Invasions

Tim M. Blackburn, Julie L. Lockwood and Phillip Cassey.

June 2009; p ublished online September 2009 .

Book. Subjects: Vertebrates. 320 pages.

As people have spread around the world, they have taken with them a broad range of other species to satisfy a variety of human needs. Some of these species went on to establish wild...

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Avian cryptococcosis

R. Malik, M. B. Krockenberger, G. Cross, R. Doneley, D. N. Madill, D. Black, P. Mcwhirter, A. Rozenwax, K. Rose, M. Alley, D. Forshaw, I. Russell-Brown, A. C. Johnstone, P. Martin, C. R. O'Brien and D. N. Love.

in Medical Mycology

January 2003; p ublished online January 2003 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Mycology and Fungi; Infectious Diseases; Medical Toxicology; Veterinary Medicine; Environmental Science. 0 words.

Clinical and laboratory findings in 15 unreported cases of avian cryptococcosis from Australia were collated and contrasted with 11 cases recorded in the literature. Cryptococcus species...

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avian leukaemia virus

John Lackie.

in A Dictionary of Biomedicine

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Clinical Medicine. 77 words.

A group of C-type RNA tumour viruses (*Oncovirinae) responsible for various avian leukaemias and tumours. Some are

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avian leukaemia virus

Overview page. Subjects: Medicine and Health.

A group of C-type RNA tumour viruses (Oncovirinae) responsible for various avian leukaemias and tumours. Some are replication-defective and require helper viruses, although the avian...

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The Avian Visual System

Toru Shimizu and Shigeru Watanabe.

in How Animals See the World

March 2012; p ublished online May 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Neuropsychology. 6522 words.

This chapter presents an overview of the avian visual system. In particular, the avian system is compared to the mammalian system by focusing on primates traditionally used in vision...

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Emerging Avian Disease

Ellen Paul.

April 2012; p ublished online September 2012 .

Book. Subjects: Vertebrates. 128 pages.

This volume of Studies in Avian Biology resulted from a symposium on avian disease at the North American Ornithological Conference held in Veracruz, Mexico, in October 2006. The diverse set...

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The Avian Migrant

John Rappole.

June 2013; p ublished online November 2015 .

Book. Subjects: Evolutionary Biology. 464 pages.

The purpose of migration, regardless of the distance involved, is to exploit two or more environments suitable for survival or reproduction over time, usually on a seasonal basis. Yet...

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Immunophenotyping of Avian Lymphocytes

Jeanne M. Fair, Kirsten J. Taylor-McCabe, Yulin Shou and Babetta L. Marrone.

in Emerging Avian Disease

April 2012; p ublished online September 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Vertebrates. 6013 words.

Chicken (Gallus gallus domesticus)T-cell populations can be delineated into subsets based on their expression of cell-surface proteins such as cluster of differentiation (CD) cell surface...

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avian

Chris Park.

in A Dictionary of Environment and Conservation

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Conservation of the Environment (Environmental Science). 6 words.

Having to do with birds.

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avian

Chris Park and Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Environment and Conservation

January 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Conservation of the Environment (Environmental Science). 6 words.

Having to do with *birds.

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avian

Chris Park and Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Environment and Conservation

P ublished online January 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Conservation of the Environment (Environmental Science). 6 words.

Having to do with *birds.

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avian

in New Oxford Rhyming Dictionary

January 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 707 words.

antipodean, Crimean, Judaean, Korean • Albion • Gambian, Zambian • lesbian • Arabian, Bessarabian, Fabian, gabion,

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avian

in Oxford Dictionary of Rhymes

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 705 words.

antipodean, Crimean, Judaean, Korean • Albion • Gambian, Zambian • lesbian • Arabian, Bessarabian, Fabian, gabion,

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Avian, Bob (26 Dec 1937)

in The Grove Dictionary of American Music

January 2013; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: American Music. 315 words.

After simultaneous study at Boston University and the Boston School of Ballet, Avian appeared in a touring production of West

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Perspectives on avian nests and eggs

D.C. Deeming and S.J. Reynolds.

in Nests, Eggs, and Incubation

August 2015; p ublished online September 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Vertebrates. 2841 words.

This final chapter brings together the contents of the book. There is a brief review of each of the preceding chapters and a key area of improvement of our understanding of avian...

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Paul D. Sturkie: Avian cardiac physiologist

Nicholas T Bello, Wendie S Cohick, Kenneth H McKeever and Karyn Malinowski.

in Poultry Science

June 2018; p ublished online March 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Animal Physiology; Animal Reproduction. 3032 words.

ABSTRACT

Sturkie's Avian Physiology is a highly regarded textbook for the study of comparative poultry physiology. Less well known, however, is...

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Oseltamivir in human avian influenza infection

James R. Smith.

in Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy

April 2010; p ublished online April 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medical Oncology; Critical Care. 6029 words.

Avian influenza A viruses continue to cause disease outbreaks in humans, and extrapulmonary infection is characteristic. In vitro studies demonstrate the activity of oseltamivir against...

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