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Synonyms for brood

Synonyms for brood

the offspring, as of an animal or a bird, for example, that are the result of one breeding season

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a group consisting of those descended directly from the same parents or ancestors

to focus the attention on something moodily and at length

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the young of an animal cared for at one time

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think moodily or anxiously about something

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hang over, as of something threatening, dark, or menacing

be in a huff and display one's displeasure

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be in a huff

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Two flocks were brooded simultaneously and were given same feed purchased from market.
2014) experienced by brooded embryos of the gastropod Crepipatella dilatata resulted in significantly slower juvenile growth than that of brooded embryos that did not suffer such stresses.
A 5-mm-wide black zip tie was used to gently sweep the inside of the mantle to extract larvae to easily determine the development stage of the brooded larvae (white, early-stage development, or black, late-stage development) (Hopkins 1936, Carson 2010).
72), females produced significantly more clutches than males brooded during both underwater visual census periods (2001: df=37, t=3.
I brooded my keets in the kitchen (having impulsively ordered them).
Days after the Argentine government voiced its support for the peso, Abel Edreira, a farm equipment salesman, sat in his Rosario office and brooded.
Thus, the two-locus genotype of each father compared with those observed in his brooded progeny allowed the maternal allelic contribution to each embryo to be determined by subtraction (Table 2).
While embryo volume of Carduus maenas doubled during incubation, no significant differences in average volume were detected between the early- and late-stage embryos brooded in each region of the brooding chamber (LE, LI, RE, and RI) ([F.
In addition, except for a 15-minute period between 0337 and 0352, the adult female had brooded both young throughout the night from 2030 on 1 August until just after sunrise at 0438 the following morning, when she left the nest ledge.
Embryos were more developed and larger in winter than fall, and larger females brooded larger-sized embryos (Fig.
At another extreme, some species with abbreviated or direct development produce large yolky eggs that are brooded and hatch as advanced-stage larvae or juveniles.
1984) collected 25 individuals of the brooding sea anemone Epiactis prolifera and, using allozyme electrophoresis, found that genotype frequencies of the brooded offspring were consistent with selfing.