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moult

(US), molt
the periodic process of moulting
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You should also regularly check your rabbit's skin to look for dandruff, especially behind the ears and along the spine as this, together with heavy moulting, can be a sign of mites.
Moulting and growth of male snow crab, Chionoecetes opilio (Decapoda: Majidae), in the southern Gulf of St.
She joked on GMTV yesterday that she was forced to shave off her blonde locks after she began moulting all over the car.
Dyar's rule and the investment principle: optimal moulting strategies if feeding rate is size-dependent and growth is discontinuous.
Arthropod invertebrates such as insects and crustaceans require periodic moulting to attain somatic growth.
A laboratory study of the effect of streamer tags on mortality, growth, moulting and duration of nocturnal emergence of the tiger prawn Penaeus esculentus (Haswell).
Birds section leader Kellie Piper said: "Birds of prey get unfit very quickly when they are moulting.
Habitat ecology of Pacific Black Brant and other geese moulting near Teshekpuk Lake, Alaska.
It's nature at work, but that's no consolation for Liz Shankland, who is coming to terms with the moulting season