agonistic behavior

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agonistic behavior

[¦ag·ə¦nis·tik bi′hāv·yər]
(psychology)
In social animals, fighting and escape behavior common in males during the rutting season.
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Influence of origin litter on social rank, agonistic behaviour and growth performance of piglets after weaning.
Examination of the agonistic behaviour of the crayfish Orconectes virilis by character analysis.
Resource quality affects the agonistic behaviour of territorial salamanders.
Agonistic behaviour after mixing in pigs under commercial farm conditions.
1992: Is reduced affiliative rather than increased agonistic behaviour associated with dispersal in red foxes?
p), a positive modulator of GABA-A receptors containing [alfa]3 subunit, on agonistic behaviour elicited by isolation in male mice.
The use of a lesion score as an indicator for agonistic behaviour in pigs Arch.
Seasonal changes in agonistic behaviour of the western red-backed salamander, Plethodon vehiculum.
Furthermore, the self-directed behaviour, environment sniffing, ano-genital sniffing and agonistic behaviour were inclined to be more in males (SD: 3.