Definition of Hystricidae

1. Noun. Old World porcupines.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hystricidae

Hypoxis
Hypoxis hirsuta
Hypsiglena
Hypsiglena torquata
Hypsiprymnodon
Hypsiprymnodon moschatus
Hyracotherium
Hyrcanian
Hyrtl's anastomosis
Hyrtl's epitympanic recess
Hyrtl's foramen
Hyrtl's loop
Hyrtl's sphincter
Hyssopus
Hyssopus officinalis
Hystricidae
Hystricomorpha
Hythe
Hytrin
Hz
HzRG
HzRGs
Hárbarðsljóð
Hávamál
Häagen-Dazs
Hämeenlinna
Hérault
Hönne
Høgnorsk
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Literary usage of Hystricidae

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

1. The Cambridge Natural History by Sidney Frederick Harmer, Arthur Everett Shipley (1902)
"A number of the characters which differentiate this family from the hystricidae or Ground Porcupines of the Old World are given under the description of the ..."

2. Contributions to the Comparative Anatomy of the Mammalian Eye by George Lindsay Johnson (1901)
"... with the exception of the Porcupines (hystricidae), have strikingly prominent choroidal vessels, and their fundus resembles that of the Marsupials. ..."

3. Proceedings by Zoological Society of London (1894)
"They are perhaps most distinct in the hystricidae, least so in the Sciuridae. ... In the hystricidae, as Meckel ' observes, the three parts of the muscle ..."

4. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London by Royal Society (Great Britain) (1877)
"... Anomalurus should be placed after the ground-squirrels, having a small stapes with crura not very divergent, as in the hystricidae; and Marmotta ..."

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