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Canis familiaris

(kā′nĭs fă-mĭl″ē-ār′ĭs )

[L. canis familiaris, family dog]
The scientific name for the domestic dog. Dogs are often used as guides for people with sensory impairments and as companions for older or institutionalized people. Dog allergens, abbreviated Can by the World Health Organization, are a common source of indoor allergies.

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Venes, Donald, editor. "Canis Familiaris." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 23rd ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Taber's Online, www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/758971/all/Canis_familiaris.
Canis familiaris. In: Venes D, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. 23rd ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/758971/all/Canis_familiaris. Accessed August 20, 2019.
Canis familiaris. (2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary. Available from https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/758971/all/Canis_familiaris
Canis Familiaris [Internet]. In: Venes D, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 August 20]. Available from: https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/758971/all/Canis_familiaris.
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