Definition of Caviidae

1. Noun. A family of Hystricomorpha.

Exact synonyms: Family Caviidae
Generic synonyms: Mammal Family
Group relationships: Hystricomorpha, Suborder Hystricomorpha
Member holonyms: Cavia, Genus Cavia, Dolichotis, Genus Dolichotis



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Caviidae

Caulacanthus
Caulophyllum
Caulophyllum thalictrioides
Caulophyllum thalictroides
Cava
Cavachon
Cavachons
Cavalier
Cavan
Cavell
Cavellian
Cavendish
Cavia
Cavia cobaya
Cavia porcellus
Caviidae
Caxton
Caycean
Cayden
Cayenne
Cayley
Cayley complex
Cayley complexes
Cayley graph
Cayley graphs
Cayley table
Cayley tables
Cayman Islands
Cayman Islands dollar
Caymanian

Literary usage of Caviidae

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Journal of Morphology by Wistar Institute of Anatomy and Biology (1889)
"caviidae. In conclusion I will say that it is satisfactorily proven to my mind that nearly all of the peculiarities of the rodent dental system and manner ..."

2. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: “a” Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature edited by Hugh Chisholm (1911)
"In the family caviidae, typified by the cavics (or guinea-pigs), may be included a laree number ... The caviidae, in the present more comprehensive sense, ..."

3. Proceedings by Zoological Society of London (1894)
"In the caviidae it is present and runs to the second (internal) toe ; it is bound down to the inner side of the base of the innermost ..."

4. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1905)
"Neither of the parents had such a digit, nor had I ever heard of the existence of such a character before, either in any of the wild caviidae, ..."

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