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sib

 [sib]
1. a blood relative; one of a group of persons all descended from a common ancestor.

sib

(sib),
A member of a sibship.
Synonym(s): sibling

sib

(sib)
1. a blood relative; one of a group of persons all descended from a common ancestor.

sib

Etymology: AS, sibb, kin
See sibling.

sib·ling

(sib'ling)
A brother or sister.
Synonym(s): sib.
[A.S. sib, relation, + -ling, diminutive]

sib

A SIBLING.

sibling

or

sib

a brother or sister.

sib

1. a blood relative; one of a group of animals all descended from a common ancestor.
2. sibling.

half-sib
see half sibling.
sib mating
brother mated to sister.
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We saw that sibs were a woefully underserved group.
For this study, we found that the overall rates of aggression were higher when treated with quetiapine and rates of SIB increased across all conditions when quetiapine was discontinued.
The attention condition tested the hypothesis that Steve's SIB was evoked by attention deprivation and maintained by contingent attention.
Governor Nikki Haley of South Carolina: "South Carolina is excited to participate in the SIB Lab because we see public-private partnerships as the best way to bring innovative solutions to government.
An objective responder was defined as an individual whose SIB decreased by at least 50% on naltrexone.
Behavior analysts believe that SIB is caused by operant mechanisms, in which the behavior is shaped by its environment and reinforcing consequences and operationalized by its function (that is, to gain attention, attain tangible objects, or seek self-stimulation [that is, positive reinforcers], escape or avoid tasks and routines, or communicate pain or other stressors [that is, negative reinforcers]) (Carr & Smith, 1995; Claes & Vandereycken, 2007; Emerson, 1995; Iwata et al.
The Essex SIB has already raised [pounds sterling]3.
Speaking later, SIB non-executive chairman Amitabha Guha said it is owing to the overwhelming support of the NRIs that the bank is being addressed to as a pan-Indian bank despite its regional nomenclature.
The SIB had attracted some new sources of funding (i.
The findings are difficult to interpret because the definition of SIB varies from study to study.