a parasitic nematode, Dirofilaria immitis, transmitted by mosquito and invading the and pulmonary arteries of dogs, wolves, and foxes throughout its range in tropical, subtropical and, more recently, temperate regions around the world.
the disease caused by infection with heartworm.
a parasitic nematode worm, Dirofilaria immitis, that lives in the heart and bloodstream of vertebrates
adjective causing great sadness; heartbreaking Word Origin heart + wrench ‘violent twisting’
[hahr-tee] /ˈhɑr ti/ adjective, heartier, heartiest. 1. warm-hearted; affectionate; cordial; jovial: a hearty welcome. 2. genuine; sincere; heartfelt: hearty approval; hearty dislike. 3. completely devoted; wholehearted: hearty support. 4. exuberant; unrestrained: hearty laughter. 5. violent; forceful: a hearty push; a hearty kick. 6. physically vigorous; strong and well: hale and hearty. 7. substantial; abundant; nourishing: […]
Heb. hamor, (Gen. 12:16), the general designation of the donkey used for carrying burdens (Gen. 42:26) and for ploughing (Isa. 30:24). It is described in Gen. 49:14, 2 Sam. 19:26. (See ASS.)
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