agouti

Central American rodent that has given its name to a grey flecked coat coloration in mice caused by alternate light and dark bands on individual hairs. The gene codes for a 131 residue secreted protein that regulates phaeomelanin synthesis in melanocytes but associated with the locus are genes important in embryonic development. Mice with dominant mutation at the Ay locus develop diabetes and obesity. The agouti gene product binds to melanocortin … ...

Agouti

Agouti is the common term for the members of a polyphyletic grouping of South American rodents, comprising the families Dasyproctidae and Cuniculidae. This grouping includes the common agoutis (Dasyprocta), the acouchis (Myoprocta), and the pacas (Cuniculus), as well as a number of extinct genera. Morphology Agouti`s are brown medium sized rodent....
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Agouti

• (n.) Alt. of Agouty
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agouti

Dasyprocta aguti noun agile long-legged rabbit-sized rodent of Central America and South America and the West Indies; valued as food
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Agouti

[coloration] Agouti is a type of fur coloration in which each hair displays alternating bands of dark and light pigmentation. Agouti fur is the wild-type pigmentation for many domesticated mammals. ...
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Agouti

A color group showing hair shafts having 3 to5 bands or rings of color seen when you blow in the coat. Color group includes amber, chestnut agouti, opal, lynx, and the chinchillas
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Agouti

A color pattern where each individual hair alternates dark and light bands.
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agouti

agouti (ugOO'tē) , name applied to rabbit-sized rodents of the genus Dasyprocta, found in Central and South America and in the West Indies. They have slender limbs with five front and three hind toes, rudimentary tails, and coarse rough hair that varies from reddish to dark brown depending...
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agouti

any of about a dozen species of tropical American rodents resembling the small forest-dwelling hoofed animals of tropical Africa and Asia (see ... [3 related articles]
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Agouti

Cat color that results from each individual hair follicle having contrasting bands of color.
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agouti

Small rodent of the genus Dasyprocta, family Dasyproctidae. It is found in the forests of Central and South America. The agouti is herbivorous, swift-running, and about the size of a rabbit
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agouti

Synonym: Dasyprocta. ... Origin: Fr., fr. Native Indian ... (05 Mar 2000) ...
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Agouti

The agouti is a small rodent of the genus Dasyprocta, forming the family Dasyproctidae. There are eight or nine species found in the forests of Central and South America. The agouti is herbivorous, swift-running, and about the size of a rabbit, but resembling a slender-limbed pig, brown to yellow in colour with a white line along the abdomen. It bu...
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Agouti

The colour between the stripes of a Tabby cat. In non-agouti cats there is no contrast, producing a solid (self) coat.
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Agouti

The natural colouring between a tabby's stripes.
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Agouti

The wild color of rats. It appears brown from a distance but the color is caused by bands of color on the individual hairs.
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agouti

tropical rabbit-sized rodent
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agouti

Type: Term Pronunciation: ah-gu′tē Definitions: 1. The wildtype hair color banding found in mammals; including some felidae; hairs are lighter or gray at the base and tipped with dark or blak pigment. Multiple banding on a hair may occur. 2. A tropic rodent. See: Dasyprocta2A tropic rodent.Dasyprocta
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Agouti

Used to describe Siberian Huskies, this color is the alternating bands of light and dark along each hair in the coat. Color definitions may vary by breed. Always check the breed standard for the definitive color description.
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Agouti

Used to describe Siberian Huskies, this color is the alternating bands of light and dark along each hair in the coat. Color definitions may vary by breed. Always check the breed standard for the definitive color description.
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Agouti

[ a-goo-ti ]Variety of rat colouring. Show standard requires it to be a rich ruddy brown, evenly ticked with black guard hairs. Base fur dark grey to black. Belly fur to be silver grey. Foot colour to match top. Eyes black. In reality, agoutis come in a whole range of tones, some quite dark overall, some brighter, some almost sandy. This is the nat...
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agouti

[n] - agile long-legged rabbit-sized rodent of Central and South America and West Indies
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