⇄Change DirectionTranslation for 'guinea pig' from English to Russian
NOUN   a guinea pig | guinea pigs
SYNO case | Cavia cobaya | guinea pig | ...
подопытный кролик {м} [перен.]guinea pig [fig.] [person]
большая свинка {ж} [Cavia magna]
greater guinea pig
морская свинка {ж}
guinea pig
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Usage Examples English
  • Neville was reluctantly recruited as a spy for British Intelligence before they left UK and was duped into working for Tarquin Pearce, the press liaison officer at the Embassy, Oz falls in love with prima ballerina Ofelia Ortiz, Barry finds himself in prison on the edge of a nervous breakdown, Moxey becomes a guinea pig trainer and Dennis ends up in a relationship with Wyman's mother.
  • A study of the in vitro metabolism of "N,N"-dimethylaniline using guinea pig and rabbit preparations and GLC techniques has confirmed "N"-demethylation and "N"-oxidation as metabolic pathways, and has also established ring hydroxylation as a metabolic route.
  • Lineker claimed that the school had used him as a 'guinea pig' by ditching A-Levels for the new Cambridge Pre-U.
  • They also have a guinea pig festival each year.
  • They designed an ambitious set of experiments to study the whole process of body metabolism and respiration using Seguin as a human guinea pig in the experiments.
  • ... In 1914, Papanikolaou and his wife worked at the Department of Anatomy at the Cornell Medical College of Cornell University and contributed to the histological and physiological changes associated with the oestrus cycle in the guinea pig.) was groundbreaking and also facilitated the discovery of an ovarian hormone.
  • In the highland region, various dishes of pork, chicken, beef, and "cuy" (guinea pig) are popular and are served with a variety of grains (especially rice and mote) or potatoes.
  • Like its relative the guinea pig, the capybara does not have the capacity to synthesize vitamin C, and capybaras not supplemented with vitamin C in captivity have been reported to develop gum disease as a sign of scurvy.
  • Interested in science, he once pardoned a man sentenced to death on condition that he serve as a guinea pig for a gallstone operation.
  • A second thymus in the neck has been reported sometimes to occur in the mouse As in humans, the guinea pig's thymus naturally atrophies as the animal reaches adulthood, but the athymic hairless guinea pig (which arose from a spontaneous laboratory mutation) possesses no thymic tissue whatsoever, and the organ cavity is replaced with cystic spaces.
  • During the 107 years of Oldsmobile's existence, it was known for being a guinea pig for new technologies and firsts.
  • 75 megabits per second, whereas a guinea pig's retinal transfer rate is 875 kilobits per second.
  • In 1780, Antoine Lavoisier used the heat from the guinea pig's respiration to melt snow surrounding his apparatus, showing that respiratory gas exchange is combustion, similar to a candle burning.
  • As a model for experimental therapy Ehrlich used a guinea pig disease trypanosoma and tested out various chemical substances on laboratory animals.
  • In 2007, SIGA Technologies, studied a medication in guinea pig with Lassa fever. Work on a vaccine is continuing, with multiple approaches showing positive results in animal trials.
  • This current is observed in human and dog action potentials, but not in guinea pig action potentials.
  • It starred the voices of James Woods and Jim Belushi as Carl and Ray, a rabbit and a guinea pig in a pet shop located across the road from a Blockbuster store.
  • Regionally known as "cuy", the guinea pig was first domesticated as early as 5000 BC for food by tribes in the Andean region of South America (the present-day southern part of Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, and Bolivia), [...] some thousands of years after the domestication of the South American camelids.
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