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Chromosome

Bodies found within a cell nucleus which store genetic information

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Colostrum

First milk secreted by the mother after giving birth, containing high protein and necessary antibodies for the newborn

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Gene

Part of chromosomes carrying hereditary information

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Gravid

Description of a uterus during pregnancy

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Monestrous

Having one heat period Per year

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Oviparous

Animals whose eggs develop inside the mothers body

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Ovoviviparous

Animals whose eggs develop within the mothers oviduct

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Polyestrous

Having more than one heat period per year

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Prepuce

Protective sheath covering the penis

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Spay

Removal of the ovaries and uterus is, or neutering a female animal

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Viviparous

Giving birth to live young developed in the uterus

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Whelp

Giving birth to, said especially of dogs