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porcine meaning

[ 'pɔ:sain ] Pronunciation:   "porcine" in a sentence
  • Adjective: porcine  porsin
    1. Relating to or suggesting swine
      "comparison between human and porcine pleasures" 
    2. Repellently fat
      "a bald porcine old man"
      - gross 
    3. Resembling swine; coarsely gluttonous or greedy
      "the piggy fat-cheeked little boy and his porcine pot-bellied father"
      - hoggish, piggish, piggy, swinish

    See also: fat, gluttonous, swine

    Encyclopedia: Porcine


  • [Medicine]
    adj : of or derived from swine ‹porcine heterografts›

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  1. advance in molecular biology of porcine circovirus
  2. progress on molecular biology of porcine circovirus
  3. muscle, liver and kidney of bovine, porcine and poultry
  4. diagnosis of 1 case porcine contagious pleuropneumonia
  5. muscle, liver and kidney of bovine, porcine and poultry

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