"Dugong" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A genus of the order Sirenia characterized by a notched tail, the presence of nasal bones and a long nasal cavity, and large columnar teeth lacking enamel. Dugongs inhabit the coastal waters of the Indian Ocean, Red Sea, and the Malay Archipelago. (From Scott, Concise Encyclopedia Biology, 1996)
- Sea Cows
- Cow, Sea
- Cows, Sea
- Sea Cow
- Dugong dugong
- Dugong dugon
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