brood parasite

brood parasite
гнездовой паразит

English-russian biological dictionary. 2013.

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  • Brood parasite — Brood parasitism is a form of parasitism …   Wikipedia

  • brood parasite — a young bird hatched and reared by birds of a different species as a result of brood parasitism. * * * …   Universalium

  • brood parasite — a young bird hatched and reared by birds of a different species as a result of brood parasitism …   Useful english dictionary

  • brood parasite — /ˈbrud pærəsaɪt/ (say broohd paruhsuyt) noun → nest parasite (def. 1) …   Australian-English dictionary

  • brood parasite — noun An animal that leaves its eggs in the nest of others to be raised …   Wiktionary

  • brood parasitism — n. a type of parasitism in which a bird (brood parasite), as a cowbird or European cuckoo, lays and abandons its eggs in the nest of another species …   English World dictionary

  • brood canal — (ARTHROPODA: Insecta) In Stylopidea, the passage between the female parasite and its puparium; a brood chamber …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • nest parasite — /ˈnɛst pærəsaɪt/ (say nest paruhsuyt) noun Zoology 1. Also, brood parasite. a bird that lays its eggs in the nest of a different species, leaving the host bird to incubate the eggs and raise the young. 2. a mite, insect, etc., that infests a bird …   Australian-English dictionary

  • Entomophagous parasite — Entomophagous parasites (coined from Greek entomon insect and Gk. phagos eater of ) are insects that are parasitic on other insects. Explanation Nearly all insects are attacked by one or more insect parasites. This parasitic mode of life is in… …   Wikipedia

  • Life Sciences — ▪ 2009 Introduction Zoology       In 2008 several zoological studies provided new insights into how species life history traits (such as the timing of reproduction or the length of life of adult individuals) are derived in part as responses to… …   Universalium

  • Bird — For other uses, see Bird (disambiguation). Aves and Avifauna redirect here. For other uses, see Aves (disambiguation) or Avifauna (disambiguation). Birds Temporal range: Late Jurassic–Recent, 150–0 Ma …   Wikipedia

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