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Introduction: Sheep

Description of Sheep

Sheep: any of various ruminant mammals (genus Ovis) related to the goats but stockier and lacking a beard in the male; specifically, one (O. aries) long domesticated especially for its flesh and wool.
Source: CRISP

Sheep: Any of the ruminant mammals with curved horns in the genus Ovis, family Bovidae. They possess lachrymal grooves and interdigital glands, which are absent in GOATS.
Source: MeSH 2007

Sheep: Related Topics

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  • Ovis
  • Sheep, Dall

Source - MeSH 2007

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Source - MeSH 2007

Source - CRISP

The term Sheep can be used for:

Source: CRISP

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