oscine


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oscine

[′ä‚sīn]
(organic chemistry)
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NIMH is likely to continue along its present oscine course, as it has for the past four decades.
A total of 71 Passerine bird species from 11 families were sampled, and 30 had at least 10 captures, from which twenty (66.7%) were Suboscine, and 10 (33.4%) Oscine Passerines.
Some, like the ringed turtledove, Streptopelia risoria (Nottebohm and Nottebohm 1971), and the eastern phoebe, Sayornis phoebe (Kroodsma and Konishi 1991) have a genetically determined, structurally simple and stereotyped song, whereas in all oscine passetines song is learned (Marler and Peters 1977).