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behavior

noun actions, air, bearing, beliefs, carriage, character, comportment, conduct, consuetude, course, course of conduct, course of life, decorum, demeanor, habituation, habitude, inveteracy, line of conduct, manner, manner of life, manners, matter of course, mien, mode of action, mores, personal bearing, presence, propriety, ritual, ritualism, routine, way of acting, way of life
Associated concepts: bad behavior, contemptuous behavior, good behavior, indecent behavior
Foreign phrases: Ad vitam aut culpam.For life, or until guilty of misbehavior. De bono gestu. For or during good behavior.
See also: conduct, custom, demeanor, deportment, manner, modus operandi, practice, presence, procedure, protocol, way
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Correlation between intake and ingestive behavior of pasture-grazed heifers.
The particular development of dipsogenic and additional regulatory mechanisms for the control of hydrosaline homeostasis through ingestive behavior occurs during foetal and early stages of life and may be susceptible to changes in the pregnant environment (Ross & Nijland, 1998).
Document their reactive behavior, ingestive behavior, eliminative behavior, sexual behavior, caregiving and care-seeking behavior, agonistic behavior, mimicry behavior, investigative behavior, grooming behavior, and sleep and rest behavior.
It does beg, however, for the incorporation of ingestive behavior measurements into long-term animal response studies to assess which of the numerous measurements have utility in aiding the producer in achieving greater efficiency in the animal enterprise.
Stimulation of ingestive behavior by preferential and selective opioid agonists.
However, at this moment differences in sward structure (green leaf/ total herbage, tussocks height and width, senescent material were still attached to plants) still didn't affects animals' ingestive behavior.
Additionally, the ingestion of supplement changes the ingestive behavior of grazing ruminants (Marques et al, 2005) and when part of the required nutrients is met by supplement intake, the efficiency in the use of the energy from the diet may improve due to the better conditions for the activity of the ruminal microbiota (Silva et al, 2005).
Lead author Susan Swithers of the department of psychological sciences and ingestive behavior research center at Purdue University, told FoxNews.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- New research presented at the Annual Meeting of the Society for the Study of Ingestive Behavior (SSIB) suggests that, not only the amount and type of food eaten but the time of day it is eaten is important in contributing to obesity.
Research was conducted at AgroParisTech, Nutrition Physiology and Ingestive Behavior laboratory.