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ethology

 [ĕ-thol´o-je]
the scientific study of animal behavior, particularly in the natural state. adj., adj etholog´ical.

e·thol·o·gy

(ē-thol'ŏ-jē),
The study of animal behavior.
[G. ethos, character, habit, + logos, study]

ethology

/eth·ol·o·gy/ (e-thol´ah-je) the scientific study of animal behavior, particularly in the natural state.etholog´ical

ethology

(ĭ-thŏl′ə-jē, ē-thŏl′-)
n.
1. The scientific study of animal behavior, especially as it occurs in a natural environment.
2. The study of human ethos and its formation.

eth′o·log′i·cal (ĕth′ə-lŏj′ĭ-kəl) adj.
e·thol′o·gist n.

ethology

[ethol′əjē]
Etymology: Gk, ethos, character, logos, science
1 (in zoology) the scientific study of the behavioral patterns of animals, specifically in their native habitat.
2 (in psychology) the empiric study of human behavior, primarily social customs, manners, and mores. ethologic, ethological, adj., ethologist, n.

ethology

the study of animal behaviour in the natural habitat of the animals concerned.

ethology

the scientific study of animal behavior, particularly in the natural state.
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16) Importantly, Hegel's answer to this question, namely the developmental-cognitive ethology that he lays out, is predominantly biological in its terms of description, not physical.
In these examples ethology complements non-biological social science.
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in ethology (study of animal behavior) at England's Cambridge University.
I have previously referred to the late Professor Konrad Lorenz, the founder of the study of animal behaviour - ethology - at his research station in Vienna and his book, King Solomon's Ring.
When we put all the data in the computer and found in some years these animals were decreasing body size, we thought, this is totally wrong," says Martin Wikelski, University of Illinois professor of ecology, ethology, and evolution.
We are devoted to research in order to prevent malformations and human defects of genetic ethology.
Ethology is going to be an ever richer resource for gaining insight into how and why humans behave, and misbehave, as we do.
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They were not happy with the word, ethology, and wanted a word to describe a stage further than ethology, a deeper ethology.