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1

What is the definition of waif?

Waif refers to a stray or lost animal.

2

What is the definition of warm blooded animal?

A warm blooded animal is any bird or mammal that has a body temperature higher than their environment.

3

What is the definition of warren?

A warren is any area in which rabbits are bred, kept, and raised.

4

What is the definition of wart?

A wart is a type of growth or tumor on the skin of an animal; it is covered with epithelial and looks much like the body part it is attached to.

5

What is the definition of wean?

To wean is to remove an animal from a dependent state on the milk of its mother

6

What is the definition of weaner?

A weaner is a device that can be used to help assist a young animal in becoming independent of its mother’s milk

7

What is the definition of weaning ring?

A weaning ring is type of ring with spikes on it; it is attached to the muzzle of a young animal to keep the mother from allowing it to nurse.

8

What is the definition of weanling?

Weanling is the term used to refer to an animal that has just been taken off of its mother's milk.

9

What is the definition of wen?

Wen is the name for a certain tumor.

10

What is the definition of wet band?

A wet band is a group of female animals with young that are young enough to nurse.

11

What is the definition of wet mare?

A wet mare is female horse that has given birth and is nursing a foal.

12

What is the definition of wet sheep?

Wet sheep is the term for sheep with lambs who are still suckling.

13

What is the definition of wheal?

A wheal is a raised wound that itches.

14

What is the definition of whelping?

Whelping is the process of delivering canine young.

15

What is the definition of whipworm?

Whipworm is a type of worm that lives in the intestines of certain living things; a type of parasite.

16

What is the definition of wilding?

Wilding is either

The term used to refer to a wild animal

or

The term used for a seedling that is grow without the help of a nursery

17

What is the definition of winged web vaccination?

Winged web vaccination is the process of injecting a vaccine into the skin underneath the elbow on a bird.

18

What is the definition of winter pause?

In poultry terms winter pause refers to the lack of egg production during the winter months.

19

What is the definition of withers?

Withers refer to the dorsal part of the horse between the scapula.

20

What is the definition of wolf teeth?

Wolf teeth refers to the first molar in a horse; this tooth is shed as the horse ages.

21

What is the definition of worm nest?

Worm nest is a term used to refer to a spot on the body of cattle; it may protrude and is known to contain worms.

22

What is the definition of wormed?

Wormed is a term used to refer to an animal to whom a deworming agent has been administered.

23

What is the definition of wry tail?

Wry tail refers to the tail of an animal that is permanently cocked to one side.