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for·age

(fōr-ahzh'),
The operation of cutting a channel by surgical diathermy through an enlarged prostate.
[Fr. boring]

forage

(for′ăj) [Fr., fourrage, fodder]
1. Creation of a channel through an enlarged prostate by use of an electric cautery. This technique may be used in other tissues.
2. Fodder for cattle or horses or cattle.
3. A search for food of any kind.

forage

strictly speaking, dried winter feed, usually hay. Used also to include ensilage and even pasture so that the term becomes synonymous with roughage. See also bunk forage.

forage mites
forage poisoning
the forage contains a toxic agent. See food poisoning.
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Tuna fish represents a high-quality concentrated protein reward for ant foragers.
4 days for house-bees, foragers/house-bees and foragers, respectively (Garofalo 1978).
For the current study, the scientists found that forager bees were drawn to the fungicide chlorothalonil and the herbicide ingredient glyphosate, found in Monsanto's Roundup, at certain concentrations.
Foragers brought either nectar or pollen with a significantly higher number of bees carrying nectars ([bar.
Set to sell for PS36 a bottle, Foragers will be the first tipple of its kind made from berries and other items foraged in the national park.
A prime instance, he argues, is the contrast between the values of foragers, better known to us as hunter-gatherers, and those of farmers.
As Tomasello sees it, hominin life became fundamentally different from great ape social life, because an ecological trigger forced a change from individual to collaborative foraging (especially cooperative hunting), and hominin foragers became interdependent.
8-33) (48-79) Exits Returns of foragers of foragers C1 42.
The team identified 224 bead types previously linked to either foragers or farmers.
The researchers found that the agriculturalists had significantly lower bone mass than the foragers.