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Doctors have been using porcine heart valves to replace damaged ones in humans since the 1960s.
SCIENCE OF ‘SEINFELD’LGBTQ-EDITORJUNE 15, 2020NO STRAIGHT NEWS
He was decidedly porcine in his disposition, very plebeian in his manners, and doubtless also in his sentiments.
HUDSON BAYR.M. BALLANTYNE
From the depths of the gamut to the shrieky top again,—a droning that has something of porcine or wild-boar character.
HISTORY OF FRIEDRICH II. OF PRUSSIA, VOL. XVIII. (OF XXI.)THOMAS CARLYLE
On his return Greybrush found the passage littered with moss and leaves, while porcine snoring resounded throughout the earth.
LIVES OF THE FUR FOLKM. D. HAVILAND
He was not carnivorous, or a beast of prey, and ugly as he was, certainly looked better alive than he would as a porcine corpse.
WOODCRAFT AND CAMPINGGEORGE WASHINGTON SEARS (NESSMUK)
Porcine, por′sīn, adj. pertaining to or resembling swine: swinish.
CHAMBERS'S TWENTIETH CENTURY DICTIONARY (PART 3 OF 4: N-R)VARIOUS
After all, were his individual opinions and doubts expressed in a manner forceful enough to diversify him from a porcine apathy?
CYTHEREAJOSEPH HERGESHEIMER
It seems to be an established fact, that in this portion of the world the porcine genus are all hogs.
NORTH AMERICA, VOLUME II (OF 2)ANTHONY TROLLOPE
I have never heard a seal utter any vocal sounds but a porcine grunt, a plaintive moan, and a pitiful whine.
SEA MONSTERS UNMASKED AND SEA FABLES EXPLAINEDHENRY LEE
This interesting specimen of porcine physiognomy was said to be the daughter of a great lady residing in Grosvenor Square.
SOCIAL ENGLAND UNDER THE REGENCY, VOL. 1 (OF 2)JOHN ASHTON.
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO PORCINE

  • adipose
  • avoirdupois
  • corpulent
  • fat
  • fleshy
  • gross
  • heavy
  • outsize
  • paunchy
  • plump
  • porcine
  • portly
  • pudgy
  • rotund
  • stout
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