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Rut

rut 1. (Science: physiology) sexual desire or oestrus of deer, cattle, and various other mammals; heat; also, the period... Read More

Stuck in a rut: repetitive rituals of lab, zoo and farm animals a symptom of altered brain function

Animals kept in captivity exhibit stereotypic behaviour that is fundamentally similar to that seen in human conditions of... Read More

Eyestone

Eyestone 1. A small, lenticular, calcareous body, especially. An operculum of a small shell of the family Tubinid, used to... Read More

Orbit

orbit 1. (Science: astronomy) The path described by a heavenly body in its periodical revolution around another body; as,... Read More

Groove

Groove 1. A furrow, channel, or long hollow, such as may be formed by cutting, molding, grinding, the wearing force of... Read More

Orbits

orbit 1. (Science: astronomy) The path described by a heavenly body in its periodical revolution around another body; as,... Read More