a genus of nematodes in the order Spirurida.
H. incertum found in the proventriculus and gizzard of companion birds causing chronic digestive upset and diarrhea. Also causes sudden death. Called also Spiroptera incerta.
H. khalili found in the large intestine of elephant and rhinoceros.
H. majus (syn. H. microstoma), H. muscae parasites in the stomach of horses.
a disease of horses caused by the nematodes Habronema muscae, H. majus (H. microstoma) and Draschia megastoma.
conjunctival h. granulomatous lesions caused by invasion by Habronema spp. larvae occurring on the third eyelid, or the eyelid proper, or on the conjunctiva of the medial canthus.
cutaneous h. is manifested by granulomatous lesions caused by the invasion of skin wounds or exco...
hazard analysis critical control points.
[Fr.] a hacking or chopping stroke in massage.
1. a recognized style of horse and not a breed. Not to be confused with Hackney, the breed of harness horses. Mostly Thoroughbreds, sometimes with some Arab or Quarter horse blood. Any color, usually 14.2 to 15.2 hands high, may be lightweight or heavyweight. 2. to go for a ride. 3. to manipulate a computer program, especially to gain unauthorized access to data.
a single-rein bitless bridle for a horse.
a computer enthusiast, especially one who gains unauthorized access to data.
the hairs over the neck and back that are elevated by arrector pili muscles in response to fright or anger. A mechanism to threaten opponents, perhaps by appearing larger.
h. feathers the feathers of the dorsal cervical tract of the domestic fowl that cover the dorsal and lateral parts of the neck. In the rooster they are often large and colorful and are erected as a sign of aggression.
1. an English breed of light horses used for driving; bay, brown, black or chestnut, usually with white markings, 15 to 16 hands high. 2. an English breed of ponies, similar to the horse but 12.2 to 14.2 hands high.
H. pony small version of the Hackney.
see bovine parvovirus.