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omnivore

(ŏm′nə-vôr′)
n.
An omnivorous animal: "Humans are quintessential omnivores" (Paul Rozin).

omnivore

an organism feeding on both animals and plants. For example, humans have teeth adapted to chewing both types of material. See also CARNIVORE.

omnivore

an omnivorous animal.
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Although the idea of cultural mobility has some obvious affinities with that of the cultural omnivore, the metaphor of indiscriminate 'omnivorous' cultural consumption fails to capture an important dimension of contemporary cultural life which is its strategic or tactical character.
Indeed, in one recent study of resistance training in older males, omnivores had a bigger gain in muscle mass than vegetarians.
It is our aim to determine which effect is the strongest, and thus unravel the effects of host plants on the ability of omnivores to suppress prey populations.
Table 2 compares the intake of nutrient quantities between vegetarians and omnivores.
But this study is the first of its kind to look across all mammal groups, including omnivores, to reconstruct how mammal diets have changed over evolutionary time.
Directions: Examine the teeth in each photo and identify each organism as an herbivore, a carnivore, or an omnivore.
Hence, a fundamental and essentially unanswered question concerning the ecological consequences of omnivory is how omnivores respond to variation in resources at more than one trophic level.
Goats might not be as big and strong as firefighters or brush-clearing crews, but Los Angeles County is hoping the omnivores will be the next, best warriors in the battle against wildfires.
We are omnivores and we are capable of moral reasoning.
Restriction of meat, fish, and poultry in omnivores improves mood: a pilot randomized controlled trial.
We humankind are, after all, omnivores, so what commenced with a turkey in 1980 terminated with a fish in 1997 and I became all but vegan, so it is now a decade since I have consumed the flesh of another sentient creature.
Research shows the twinning rates among vegans (who eschew all animal protein) is one fifth that of vegetarians and omnivores.