autotomise


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Synonyms for autotomise

cause a body part to undergo autotomy

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This relationship between body mass and willingness to autotomise a limb remained significant after phylogenetic correction ([r.
Although these studies all suggest a direct relationship between appendage size and the force required to autotomise that body part, we have little data to support a mechanical explanation for time to autotomy in G.
Bradypodidae Acanthoplus discoidalis Did not autotomise, kicked vigorously, turned to bite the restraining forceps; chemical defense Anostostomatidae Libanasidus vittatus Did not autotomise, kicked vigorously, turned to bite the restraining forceps; chemical defense Gryllidae Acheta domestica Gryllodes sigillatus Gryllus bimaculatus Oecanthinae Oecanthus sp.