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

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

wean·ling

(wēn'ling)
A young animal that has adjusted to food other than mother's milk.
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Because previous studies of LACV infection showed clear age-dependent differences in disease susceptibility between weanling and adult mice, we inoculated weanling, adult, and aged mice with each virus and followed them for the development of clinical signs of neurologic disease.
It was reported that probiotics (Bacillus subtilis, 106 cfu/g) increased growth rate and feed efficiency in weanling pigs [6].
Trade on the Gold Coast in January was incredible and the quality of foals who have shown up for auction at the weanling sales there and at Inglis has improved year on year since I've been doing it.
The elephant seal colony is reaching the end of its breeding cycle and the maximum number of weanlings are learning to swim, fight and hunt in the rock pools next to the beaches on the eastern tip of the island.
Compared with the SDPP group, plasma Glutamine and Glutamate decreased by 20.5% (P=0.07) and 19.02% (P=0.08) in the weanling piglets from YE group, respectively.
In the aforementioned studies, the immunohistochemical analysis showed no differences in the collagen I to collagen III expression ratios in the soleus muscle, regardless of the type of rehabilitative treatment applied, both in weanling and adult animals (13,14).
Our previous study also found that compared with ferrous sulfate, appropriate dietary Fe-Gly could improve growth performance, haematological characteristics in weanling pigs (Feng et al., 2007, 2009).
2003), and we previously demonstrated that developmental exposure to the PCB mixture Aroclor 1254 (Al254) interferes with normal patterns of dendritic growth and plasticity in weanling rats (Lein et al.
"The price of fish meal has exploded and is causing producers to search for new options for weanling pig diets.
When weanling, young-adult, and aged rats were subjected to taste-aversion conditioning at CS-US intervals of 0.0, 0.75, 1.5, or 3.0 hr, a greater disruption of conditioning was observed in the weanling and young-adult rats than in the aged rats at the 3-hr CS-US interval (Misanin, Greider, & Hinderliter, 1988).
In this study, we evaluated the effect of an acidic xylanase, cloned from Aspergillus sulphureus and constitutively expressed in Pichia pastoris in our laboratory, in weanling pig diets.