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ad libitum

(ad lib′ĭ-tŭm) [L. ad libitum, ],

ad lib

As desired, used as a direction in writing prescriptions.

ad libitum

without restraint.

ad libitum feeding
food available at all times with the quantity and frequency of consumption being the free choice of the animal.
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It follows then that independently of corn processing, 6 kg of DM (average of DM intake observed with ad libitum feeding; Table 2) could have been consumed in a total of 60 min (6 kgx0.
There was a significant difference for chest perimeter, in which the animals fed ad libitum showed the greatest value (Table 1).
In the present study high rate of protein biosynthesis in the liver and muscle is consistent with the findings of when fish fed ad libitum with the diet ED01-ED05 and ED06-ED10 [45].
Mating I trials were conducted to observe mating role selection when all animals were on unrestricted ad libitum diets.
Days 1-4 of the study served as a baseline, during which participants became acclimated to the research unit and received training on study procedures and neurocognitive tasks; ad libitum cannabis smoking was allowed from 1200 to 2300 each day.
T3: Alfalfa verde ad libitum + harina de cebada + suplemento mineral (F + C + BM)
The participants were divided to two groups - one received walnuts along with ad libitum diet (a diet that allows food intake as much one desires), while the second group received only the ad libitum diet without walnut.
The animals were housed in polypropylene cages (43cm X 29cm X 15cm) with a wire mesh top and a hygienic bed of rice husk under standard laboratory conditions with ad libitum access to water and freshly cooked food (a mixture gm/kg of porridge-630, ground nut cake-100, milk powder-100, black gram 100, salt-10, and fish meal-60).
2012, 2013) anadieron 35 nuevos records con la implementacion de un protocolo de monitoreo con redes de niebla y observaciones ad libitum, asi como transectos de linea durante las migraciones otonales de 2009-2011.
05) decreases in the daily weight gain of empty body, cold carcass, liver, empty stomach compartments, empty intestines, internal fats, subcutaneous fat, intermuscular fat, and separable lean were detected when the two feed restriction levels (25 (Percent) and 40 (Percent) were imposed compared to the ad libitum fed group.
One should also recall the delight occasioned when, in one such piece, an ocean becomes a fantastic green, the artisan having replaced the blue thread with another, perhaps more charming ad libitum choice.