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aversion

(ə-vûr′zhən)
n.
The avoidance of a thing, situation, or behavior because it has been associated with an unpleasant or painful stimulus.

aversion

(ă-vĕr′zhŏn, shŏn) [L. aversio, a turning away from]
A strong feeling of dislike or repugnance.

aversion

avoidance, as when an animal will not enter a room or yards associated with pain or discomfort.

feed aversion
when a particular feed is rejected, e.g. feed contaminated by fungal toxin.
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In addition to being painfully spicy, denatonium capsaicinate tastes intensely bitter, says Melvin Blum, director of research and development at Burlington.
Given the appearance of patterning, the testing portion of the experiment was implemented as the denatonium solution (D) was introduced as a third goal event.
LaPalme wonder why it took so long to pass the law requiring denatonium benzoate or some similar chemical be added to antifreeze sold in the Bay State.
Make antifreeze taste bitter (H 4285) - The House approved and sent to the Senate a proposal requiring any antifreeze which contains sweet-tasting ethylene glycol also include denatonium benzoate - a substance that makes the antifreeze taste bitter.
Using a set of saccharin and denatonium derivatives, activity in the Company's T2R receptor-based assay was shown to correlate with the intensity of bitter taste.
Other proposals being considered by the committee include making it a crime to price gouge during a declared state emergency and imposing up to a $5,000 fine on anyone who charges excessive prices for necessities including food, fuel and shelter (S 342); requiring local building inspectors to perform inspections and safety tests on all power-operated doors (S 143) and Mandating that any antifreeze which contains ethylene glycol also include denatonium benzoate - a substance that makes the antifreeze taste bitter (H 398).