weanling


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wean·ling

(wēn'ling),
A young animal that has become adjusted to food other than milk from its mother or other sources and in animals, no longer dependent on mother for protection or nurturing.

weanling

/wean·ling/ (wēn´ling)
1. recently weaned.
2. a recently weaned infant.

weanling

(wēn′lĭng)
n.
A newly weaned child or young animal.
adj.
Newly weaned.

weanling

a child who has recently been weaned.

wean·ling

(wēn'ling)
A young animal that has adjusted to food other than mother's milk.

weanling

see weaner.

weanling enteritis
see coliform gastroenteritis.
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To investigate the source of the MRSA, samples were also taken from the nares of 12 healthy weanling pigs and 10 healthy gilts on a supplier farm (farm B) that had provided gilts for breeding to farm A.
In this experiment we use a paradigm similar to that used by Kalat and Rozin (1973) to determine if failure to form taste aversion in weanling and young-adult rats with a 3-hr CS-US delay is caused by learned safety or irrelevance.
WEANED CATTLE: A smaller show of 223 weanling were forward with a good ring of buyers ensuring all classes sold well.
In order to verify the hypothesis based on blood traits that BA intake impairs bone metabolism in weanling pigs fed a diet with a low P concentration, the animals of the present experiment were slaughtered at 23 [+ or -] 4 kg BW, six weeks after weaning.
To determine the physical and biochemical effects of DEHP exposure, weanling mice were fed regular diets, with treatment groups receiving either 100 mg DEHP/kg/day (low dose) or 1,000 mg DEHP/kg/day (high dose) in the chow.
He said: "The results demonstrated that both swine flu subtypes were able to induce flu-like symptoms and lung lesions in weanling pigs.
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Differential ability of two simian virus 40 strains to induce malignancies in weanling hamsters.
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