deep hibernation

deep hibernation

[′dēp ‚hī·bər′nā·shən]
(physiology)
Profound decrease in metabolic rate and physiological function during winter, with a body temperature near 0°C, in certain warm-blooded vertebrates. Also known as hibernation.
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In the deep hibernation period (December-March) of 2006/07 (pre-WNS) and 2010/11 (post-WNS), we monitored bat hibernation behaviour and flight activity to test the potential impact of WNS on European bats.
While deep hibernation is interrupted by periods of arousal, which requires costly thermogenesis (internal heat production) (Thomas et al.
Comfortable in the depths of the Awali Golf Club silverware cabinet, a dim and distant trophy emerged from a deep hibernation on Friday, with the resumption of the Schlumberger Trophy competition.
hibernation outside receive apneic oxygenation in a deep hibernation (Storey and Storey, 2004).
Besides that, dramatic changes due to wake and deep hibernation cycles result in increasing risk of oxidative stress in sensitive tissues of mammalian hibernators (Carey et al.
Does the timing mechanism of periodic euthermia in deep hibernation depend on its homeostatic need?
Once these squirrels go into the refrigerator for the winter, they will enter full torpor, as scientists call deep hibernation.
Sunrise Eco-TV would quickly push the box into deep hibernation, slashing consumption by an estimated 70%.
He implied that the private secondary market remains in deep hibernation.
Although shoppers remain cautious according to sales results from major retailers, Bernanke and other economists are hopeful that consumers wonAEt return to the deep hibernation seen at the end of last year.
In this state of deep hibernation they can hang upside-down from a cave roof from October to May--that's most of a school year
Other experiments in Casarett's account cause their animal or human subjects to go into deep hibernations where their body systems slow to near-death, and then reawaken once the experiments are complete.