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comportamento de achatamento dorso ventral

English translation: dorso-ventral flattening behaviour/behavior

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Portuguese term or phrase:comportamento de achatamento dorso ventral
English translation:dorso-ventral flattening behaviour/behavior
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19:56 Sep 15, 2011
Portuguese to English translations [PRO]
Environment & Ecology
Portuguese term or phrase: comportamento de achatamento dorso ventral
Estas serpentes exibem o comportamento de achatamento dorso ventral
Andre Damasceno
Brazil
Local time: 19:06
dorso-ventral flattening behaviour/behavior
Explanation:
Sug

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Note added at 12 mins (2011-09-15 20:09:06 GMT)
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Exemplo:

"The behavior involves: (1) raising the abdomen in an arch; (2) splaying and extending the legs; (3) dorso-ventral flattening and lateral spreading of the body..."
http://www.jstor.org/pss/1564398

Em alternativa pode dizer: 'dorsal-ventral flattening behavio(u)r (either UK or US)

"Dorsal-Ventral Flattening -Garter snakes captured by a predator with no apparent means of escaping will flatten their body dorsal to ventrally, to make their..."

http://ealexeckman.webs.com/
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dorso-ventral flattening behaviour/behavior


Explanation:
Sug

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Note added at 12 mins (2011-09-15 20:09:06 GMT)
--------------------------------------------------

Exemplo:

"The behavior involves: (1) raising the abdomen in an arch; (2) splaying and extending the legs; (3) dorso-ventral flattening and lateral spreading of the body..."
http://www.jstor.org/pss/1564398

Em alternativa pode dizer: 'dorsal-ventral flattening behavio(u)r (either UK or US)

"Dorsal-Ventral Flattening -Garter snakes captured by a predator with no apparent means of escaping will flatten their body dorsal to ventrally, to make their..."

http://ealexeckman.webs.com/

Nina_PT
Local time: 21:06
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agree  Nick Taylor
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agree  Muriel Vasconcellos
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