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Meaning of "altrices" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF ALTRICES

altrices  [ˈæltrɪsiːz] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF ALTRICES

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Altrices is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES ALTRICES MEAN IN ENGLISH?

altrices

Altricial

Altricial, meaning "requiring nourishment", refers to a pattern of growth and development in organisms which are incapable of moving around on their own soon after hatching or being born. The word is derived from the Latin root alere meaning "to nurse, to rear, or to nourish" and refers to the need for young to be fed and taken care of for a long duration. Species whose young are immediately or quickly mobile are known as Precocial.

Definition of altrices in the English dictionary

The definition of altrices in the dictionary is altricial birds.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH ALTRICES


actinomyces
ˌæktɪnəʊˈmaɪsiːz
analyses
əˈnælɪsiːz
Anchises
ˌænˈkaɪsiːz
appendices
əˈpendɪsiːz
bases
ˈbeɪsiːz
Cambyses
kæmˈbaɪsiːz
cervices
səˈvaɪsiːz
cicatrices
ˌsɪkəˈtraɪsiːz
conservatrices
ˌkɒnsəˈveɪtrɪsiːz
cortices
ˈkɔːtɪsiːz
crises
ˈkraɪsiːz
dominatrices
ˌdɒmɪnəˈtraɪsiːz
hypotheses
haɪˈpɒθɪsiːz
lyses
ˈlaɪsiːz
oases
əʊˈeɪsiːz
paralyses
pəˈrælɪsiːz
Pisces
ˈpaɪsiːz
saccharomyces
ˌsækərəʊˈmaɪsiːz
syntheses
ˈsɪnθɪsiːz
vortices
ˈvɔːtɪsiːz

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE ALTRICES

alto
alto clef
alto horn
alto sax
alto saxophone
alto-relievo
alto-rilievo
altocumuli
altocumulus
altogether
altoist
Alton Towers
altostrati
altostratus
altricial
Altrincham
altruism
altruist
altruistic
altruistically

WORDS THAT END LIKE ALTRICES

bisectrices
consolatrices
executrices
food prices
generatrices
house prices
improvisatrices
matrices
mediatrices
moderatrices
murices
prosecutrices
protectrices
pump prices
rectrices
separatrices
services
spectatrices
tectrices
tractrices
varices

Synonyms and antonyms of altrices in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

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Trends of use of altrices

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «ALTRICES»

The term «altrices» is used very little and occupies the 155.431 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «ALTRICES» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about altrices

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «ALTRICES»

Discover the use of altrices in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to altrices and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences
Altrices usually lay few eggs, Prsecoces many; an evident adaptation to facilities of caring for young under the two regimes. Yet an immense group of prascoces — Grallse — lay but four, which is below the average of altricial Insessores.
Academy of Natural Sciences (Philadelphia, Pa.), 1869
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Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia
Altrices usually lay few eggs, Prsecoces many; an evident adaptation to facilities of caring for young under the two regimes. Yet an immense group of prseeoces — Grallse — lay but four, which is below the average of altiicial Insessores.
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Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia
would be interesting to know whether they are altrices or pracoces, and how far the palate agrees with that of Geranomorphre. The “ naturalness ” of the division as a sub-class is sustained in a satisfactory if not conclusive manner, by the large  ...
Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia, 1868
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The Atlantic Monthly
In this respect we are certainly inclined to rank the Altrices higher than the Praecoces. But now let us see what are the relations of the sexes in these two groups. As a rule, the Altrices, are monogamous ; they live in pairs, and the two mates ...
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The Annals and Magazine of Natural History: Zoology, Botany, ...
The . passage between my Gavia or web-footed Altrices, and my Herodiones or grallatorial Altrices, is beautifully exemplified by that most remarkable bird the Balaniceps, whose affinity with Pelecanida has so well been pointed out, and even ...
Sir William Jardine, 1853
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House Documents, Otherwise Publ. as Executive Documents: ...
Altrices. Their food consists generally of vertebrated animals. Order 10. Strisorbs, Cabana. The bill without a cere, hard at the base, without any swollen skin at the nostrils, and of a variable form. Three anterior toes, which are generally united ...
United States. Congress. House, 1866
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On the Classification of Water Birds
... or pra;cocial characters are but doubtfully expressed, or else do not agree with unquestionable affinities in other respects. Finally, it should be observed that, as all Insessores are altrices, no parallelism exists between the great majority ...
Elliott Coues, 1870
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Annual Report of the Board of Regents
Altrices. Their food consists generally of vertebrated animals. Order 10. Srmsonns, Cabanis. The bill without a cere, hard at the base, without any swollen skin at the nostrils, and of a variable form. Three anterior toes, which are generally united ...
Smithsonian Institution, United States National Museum, 1866
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Report of the Board of Regents
Altrices. Their food consists generally of vertebrated animals. Order 10. STRISORES, Cabanis. The bill without a cere, hard at the base, without any swollen skin at the nostrils, and of a variable form. Three anterior toes, which are generally ...
Smithsonian Institution. Board of Regents, 1866
10
Foods of Association: Biocultural Perspectives on Foods and ...
These observations illustrate the convergence of some, or parts of, courtship and feeding repertoires (Dugatkin 1997). In mammalian and bird altricial species, or altrices, the newly born or hatched require parental care longer than the young ...
Nina Lilian Etkin, 2009

NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «ALTRICES»

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Pourquoi nous sommes devenus monogames pour éviter les …
La sociabilité complexe des primates va avec des cerveaux développés, mais aussi entraînent des enfants altrices1, et des longues périodes ... «Next, Aug 13»

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