Definition of Cavia cobaya
1. Noun. Stout-bodied nearly tailless domesticated cavy; often kept as a pet and widely used in research.
Lexicographical Neighbors of Cavia Cobaya
Literary usage of Cavia cobaya
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Catalogue of the Hunterian Collection in the Museum of the Royal College of by Museum, Royal College of Surgeons in London (1831)
"cavia cobaya. , 555. Skull of a Guinea Pig. cavia cobaya. Hunterian. Hunterian. Presented by the late H. Cline, Sen., Esq., 1824. Genus DASYPROCTA. ..."
2. The Utricular Glands of the Uterus: And the Glandular Organ of New Formation by Giovanni Battista Ercolani (1880)
"Represents a portion of the vascular part of the placenta of the cavia cobaya highly magnified (500 diameters). (See p of the preceding figure. ..."
3. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1833)
"... (cavia cobaya of some authors) was, according to the zoologists of the 16th century, unknown in Europe previous to the discovery of America, ..."
4. List of the Specimens of Mammalia in the Collection of the British Museum by John Edward Gray (1843)
"cavia cobaya, Mars. Schreb. Guinea Pig, Edwards, Birds, t. Buff. HN vin. t. 1. c. and d. Adult male and female. Domesticated in London. ..."