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antifeedant

Saltos de línea: anti|feed¦ant
Pronunciación: /ˌantɪˈfiːdant
 
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Definición de antifeedant en inglés:

sustantivo

A naturally occurring substance in certain plants which adversely affects insects or other animals which eat them.
Example sentences
  • In this study, we clarified that many natural dyes of plant origin act as antifeedants to varied carpet beetles.
  • It offers detailed description of bioassay methods, treating all synthetic and natural antifeedants.
  • It has since been labelled the most potent antifeedant known for the desert locust.

Origen

1960s: from anti- + feed + -ant.

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