preadult


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preadult

(prē′ə-dŭlt′)
adj.
Of or relating to the period preceding adulthood or the adult stage of the life cycle: preadult anxieties; the preadult morph.
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It therefore appears that there is a cost to either increases in preadult growth or metabolite acquisition, although the cost could be associated with another, as yet unaccounted for, trait that is also correlated with growth rate.
The lower longevity of both sexes and the higher fecundity of females at the higher experimental temperature in the present study could have been in part a consequence of a higher temperature during the preadult developmental period (e.
finmarchicus preadult copepodite stage (CV) that moves to deeper waters (150-1000 m) where light is limited and UV light is absent has almost no expression of the Rh7 gene.
Contemporary studies continue to clarify the interpretation of skeletal stress indicators in relation to risk of death in distinct age cohorts, such as preadults versus surviving adolescent or adult cohorts.
Effect of peridomestic environments on repeated infestation by preadult Aedes aegypti in urban premises in Nha Trang City, Vietnam.
The preadult larvae reach the small arteries on the serosal surface of the large intestine and terminal small intestine.
Efficacy of some common aquarium fishes as biocontrol agent of preadult mosquitoes.
Population size, preadult mortality, adult resources and polymorphism in natural populations.
Individuals of different species are quite diverse in their adult stages; but they appear very like in most of the preadult phases of embryonic development.
I might allow exemptions for things like Barbarina's "Cavatina" from Le nozze di Figaro that actually were written for preadult voices.
1998) "Politics matters: political events as catalysts for preadult socialization".