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  • span dog — noun Etymology: span (VI) 1. span dogs plural : a pair of grappling dogs for hoisting logs and timber 2. : an iron dog for holding a wooden stave to shape after bending while it cools …   Useful english dictionary

  • span|iel — «SPAN yuhl», noun. 1. any one of various breeds of dogs, usually of small or medium size, with long, silky hair and drooping ears. Spaniels are very gentle and affectionate. 2. Figurative. a person who yields too easily to others: »Perish shall… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Maximum life span — is a measure of the maximum amount of time one or more members of a population has been observed to survive between birth and death. Most living species have at least one upper limit on the number of times cells can divide. For humans, this is… …   Wikipedia

  • Diabetes in dogs — Illustration of a dog s pancreas. Cell islet in the illustration refers to a pancreatic cell in the Islets of Langerhans, which contain insulin producing beta cells and other endocrine related cells. Permanent damage to these beta cells results… …   Wikipedia

  • Diabetes in cats and dogs — Diabetes mellitus strikes 1 in 400 cats and a similar number of dogs, though recent veterinary studies [ [ Fat Cats Facing Diabetes Epidemic, The Guardian, August 7 2007] ] [Journal of Feline… …   Wikipedia

  • Spandogs — Span dogs , n. pl. A pair of grappling dogs for hoisting logs and timber. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Domestication — Dogs and sheep were among the first animals to be domesticated Domestication (from Latin domesticus) or taming is the process whereby a population of animals or plants, through a process of selection, becomes accustomed to human provision and con …   Wikipedia

  • spaniel — span•iel [[t]ˈspæn yəl[/t]] n. 1) dch any of several breeds of small or medium sized sporting dogs usu. having long, drooping ears and a long, silky coat with feathering on the legs and tail 2) a submissive, fawning, or cringing person •… …   From formal English to slang

  • Life Sciences — ▪ 2009 Introduction Zoology       In 2008 several zoological studies provided new insights into how species life history traits (such as the timing of reproduction or the length of life of adult individuals) are derived in part as responses to… …   Universalium

  • Hund — 1. A guate Hund ve laft se nit1 u2 an schlecht n is kua Schad. (Unterinnthal.) – Frommann, VI, 36, 63. 1) Verläuft sich nicht. 2) Und. 2. A klenst n Hund na hengt mer di grössten Prügel ou (an). (Franken.) – Frommann, VI, 317. 3. A muar Hüünjen a …   Deutsches Sprichwörter-Lexikon

  • Yorkshire Terrier — A Yorkshire Terrier Nicknames Yorkie Country of origin England Traits Life span 13 to 16 years …   Wikipedia

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