Meaning estivation
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(es-teh-vay-shun) A physiological state characterized by slow metabolism and inactivity, which permits survival during long periods of elevated temperature and diminished water supplies.
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cold, dense bottom current flowing from the ocean into an estuary.
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similar to hiberation, but during the summer, underground.
Source: terrapsych.com

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cf. Aestivation - a period of summer dormancy.
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behavioral adaptation for survival during hot, dry summer months, during which an animal becomes inactive; in amphibians, involves hiding in cooler, more humid ground. estrogen -
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(n) (zoology) cessation or slowing of activity during the summer; especially slowing of metabolism in some animals during a hot or dry period(n) (botany) the arrangement of sepals and petals in a fl [..]
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A sleepy or dormant state caused by hot, dry, summer conditions.
Source: animals.sandiegozoo.org

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In certain living species, a period of dormancy during the summer months marked by decreased Metabolism.
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In certain living species, a period of dormancy during the summer months marked by decreased metabolism.
Source: medicaldictionaryweb.com

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Similar to hibernation, some herptiles will bury themselves and remain dormant when the climate is too dry and/or hot for comfort. It is also spelled aestivation.
Source: animal-world.com

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A state of dormancy, without movement or development, entered into by an insect to survive a hot or dry period. Also may be spelled as "aestivation."
Source: imnh.isu.edu

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a resting stage (quiescence) resulting from continued high temperature or xeric conditions; diapause; hibernation.
Source: texasinsects.tamu.edu

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We speak of operant behavior as emitted because the main variable controlling the frequency of the performance is the way in which the performance changes the environment. The emitted nature of operan [..]
Source: scienceofbehavior.com

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