A genus of rodents of the guinea pig family, a reservoir host of Trypanosoma cruzi. SYN: agouti. [G. dasyproktos, having hairy buttocks]

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Das·y·proc·ta .das-ə-'präk-tə n a genus (the type of the family Dasyproctidae) of rodents comprising the agoutis and having relatively long legs

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Das·y·proc·ta (das″e-prokґtə) a genus of large rodents of tropical America, including various species of agouti (q.v.).

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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