Defaunate | definition of defaunate by Medical dictionary
elimination of microscopic fauna, especially protozoa, in the rumen and cecum, with depressing effects on digestion.
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5] cells/mL of rumen fluid and all cattle were then treated with a chemical to defaunate
At moderate intensities dredging causes blooms of ephemeral or mobile species and at high intensities it may eventually defaunate
large coastal areas either due to physical smothering or development of anoxia (Skilleter et al.
This procedure enabled us to consistently defaunate
reasonably large patches of sediment, without appreciably modifying the sediment structure and stratigraphy.
The activity of saponin in lerak extract to defaunate
rumen protozoa is not affected by the diet composition.
Freezing and thawing is applied as pretreatment to defaunate
, followed by re-inoculation.