scopoline

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sco·po·line

(skō'pō-lēn),
A decomposition product of scopolamine, and an isomer of scopine, in that the epoxy and hydroxyl groups are in different locations.
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Still it seems unlikely that the study of vocal ontogeny will ever shift its interest away from birdsong, for individualized social learning of song through interaction with conspecifics occurs in nearly all the oscines of the world (ca.
Songbirds are a suborder (known as Oscines or Passeres) of the order Passeriformes, which is one of 29 orders of birds.
Nuclear DNA evolution and phylogeny of the New World nine-primaried oscines.
For some oscines, song learning is restricted to a sensitive period during which the songs of tutors are memorized and later used as templates or models to which birds compare their own developing song during a period of song crystallization.