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ARTIFICIAL. What is the result of, or relates to, the arts; opposed to natural; thus we say a corporation is an artificial person, in opposition to a natural person. Artificial accession is the uniting one property to another by art, opposed to a simple natural union. 1 Bouv. Inst. n. 503.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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These results indicate that it is not a simple task to evaluate the effects of long-term artificial rearing in the laboratory either in terms of the biological or the behavioral parameters of this species, as a significant effect was observed for some parameters but not for others.
It can therefore be concluded that the optimal management routine under the artificial rearing conditions applied in this experiment is a 3 h nursing cycle with provision of supplementary creep feed and water.
Effects of restricted suckling versus artificial rearing on performance and fertility of Bos taurus and Bos indicus cows calves in Tanzania.
Advances in artificial rearing, taxonomic status and biological studies.