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behaviour

(bĭ-hāv′yər)
n. Chiefly British
Variant of behavior.

behaviour

See behavior.

behaviour

Conduct, bearing, demeanor, manner.
 
Lab medicine
The changes in properties of a substance in response to environmental factors.

Psychology
Manner of behaving (e.g., good or bad); mode of conduct; comportment.

be·hav·ior

(bē-hāv'yŏr)
1. Any response emitted by or elicited from an organism.
2. Any mental or motor act or activity.
3. Parts of a total response pattern.
Synonym(s): behaviour.
[M.E., fr. O. Fr. avoir, to have]

behaviour

  1. the total activities of a living organism (usually an animal) ranging from simple movement to complex patterns involved with courtship, threat, camouflage, etc.
  2. the observable response of an organism to stimuli from the environment. See INSTINCT, LEARNING.

be·hav·ior

(bē-hāv'yŏr)
1. Any response emit-ted by or elicited from an organism.
2. Any mental or motor act or activity.
3. Specifically, parts of a total response pattern.
Synonym(s): behaviour.
[M.E., fr. O. Fr. avoir, to have]
References in periodicals archive ?
1) ) Torston Weisel, President of Rockefeller University, "Genetics and Behaviour," Science, p.
Sex Hormones and Lesbian and Heterosexual Women," Hormones and Behaviour 21 (1987), pp.
3 Bearing Witness: Challenging Behaviour and its Contribution to Trauma and Vicarious Trauma.
The Diagnosis of Deaf People with Challenging Behaviour.
Neuropsychological, Behavioural and Linguistic Factors in Challenging Behaviour in Deaf People.
Psychodynamic Approaches to Understanding Challenging Behaviour.