aposematic coloration

aposematic coloration
сематическая окраска, предупреждающая окраска
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сематическая окраска

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  • aposematic coloration — noun conspicuous coloration or markings of an animal serving to warn off predators a skunk s aposematic coloration • Syn: ↑warning coloration • Hypernyms: ↑protective coloration …   Useful english dictionary

  • coloration — colorational, adj. colorationally, adv. /kul euh ray sheuhn/, n. appearance with regard to color arrangement or use of colors; coloring: the bold coloration of some birds. [1605 15; COLOR + ATION] * * * ▪ biology Introduction       in biology,… …   Universalium

  • aposematic — adjective Etymology: apo + Greek sēmat , sēma sign Date: 1890 being conspicuous and serving to warn < aposematic coloration in butterflies > • aposematically adverb …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • aposematic — [ap΄ō si mat′ik, ap΄əsi mat′ik] adj. [ APO + SEMATIC] Zool. serving to warn off potential attackers: said of an animal s warning coloration: see APATETIC aposematically adv …   English World dictionary

  • aposematic — adj. [Gr. apo, away; sema, signal] Warning coloration or structures that repel predators, also including movements, sounds, smells, etc; see allosematic color, sematic …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • aposematic — [ˌapə(ʊ)sɪ matɪk] adjective Zoology denoting coloration or markings serving to warn or repel predators. Derivatives aposematism noun Origin C19: from apo + Gk sēma sign + atic …   English new terms dictionary

  • aposematic —   a. Zoology, giving warning, applied to coloration, odour, etc., of animals …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • aposematic — adj. Zool. (of coloration, markings, etc.) serving to warn or repel. Etymology: APO + Gk sema sematos sign …   Useful english dictionary

  • warning coloration — noun conspicuous coloration or markings of an animal serving to warn off predators a skunk s aposematic coloration • Syn: ↑aposematic coloration • Hypernyms: ↑protective coloration …   Useful english dictionary

  • protective coloration — noun coloration making an organism less visible or attractive to predators • Topics: ↑zoology, ↑zoological science • Hypernyms: ↑coloration, ↑colouration • Hyponyms: ↑aposematic coloration, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • advertising coloration — ▪ biology  in animals, the use of biological coloration to make an organism unique and highly visible as compared with the background, thereby providing easily perceived information as to its location, identity, and movement. Such advertisement… …   Universalium


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