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a situation in which people or things are crowded together

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The study of gene expression modifications at different chicken population densities may not only help the understanding of the crowding stress, but also furnish fast and reliable molecular biomarkers to predict the stress status of birds.
(1992, 1994) simulated crowding stress in rainbow trout and found that stressed females produced eggs that were smaller and had lower survival to hatching than progeny from unstressed females, supporting the results of the present study.