U-Z Terms

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What are a cat´s vibrissae?

U-Z Terms

UCF: United Cat Federation (USA)

Van pattern: Bicolor in which most of the body is white, the color being restricted to the extremities

Variety: strictly, a subdivision of a breed, such as a particular color form. The term is, however, sometimes used interchangably with breed.

Vibrissae: whiskers

Vomeronasal organ: also known as the Jacobson's organ.

Wild type: the basic unmutated form of a creature that is found in the wild: in the cat, this is the short-haired brown stripped tabby.

   

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