Canis

noun
Ca·​nis | \ ˈkā-nəs; ˈkan-əs How to pronounce Canis (audio) , ˈkän- How to pronounce Canis (audio) \

Medical Definition of Canis

: the type genus of the family Canidae that includes the domestic dog, the wolves and jackals, and sometimes in older classifications the foxes

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“Canis.” The Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Canis. Accessed 22 November 2019.

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