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Shy

(shī),
George Milton, U.S. neurologist, 1919-1967. See: Shy-Drager syndrome.

Shy

Abbreviation for 6-mercaptopurine.

shy

timid.

shy breeder
difficult to get pregnant because of timid disposition and disinclination to copulate.
shy feeder
fussy, finicky eater; difficult to get to eat a full feed.
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Boldness -- whether they are shier or braver -- could be defined, for example, as to how quickly they start after an alarm, or how soon they come out of their refuge," added Gyuris.
Some understandings and models of participation are overviewed, including the well-known models from Hart and Shier.
From left: Pete Brittain, Stephen Shier, Lisa Owen and Dave Male.
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