Mimetism
Mimetism \Mim"e*tism\, n. [From Gr. ? to mimic.] (Biol.) Same as {Mimicry}. [1913 Webster]

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  • mimetism — MIMETÍSM s.n. Însuşire dobândită de unele animale în cursul selecţiei naturale, de a avea ori de a lua culoarea sau forma unor obiecte din mediul înconjurător (pentru a se confunda cu acestea şi a nu fi recunoscute de duşmani). – Din fr.… …   Dicționar Român

  • mimetism — /mim i tiz euhm, muy meuh /, n. mimicry (defs. 1, 3). [1880 85; MIMET(IC) + ISM] * * * …   Universalium

  • mimetísm — s. n …   Romanian orthography

  • mimetism — mim·e·tism …   English syllables

  • mimetism — ˈmiməˌtizəm, ˈmīm noun ( s) Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary mimet (from Greek mimētēs imitator) + ism : mimicry …   Useful english dictionary

  • mimetic — MIMÉTIC, Ă, mimetici, ce, adj. Care se referă la mimetism, care are mimetism. – Din fr. mimétique. Trimis de LauraGellner, 31.05.2004. Sursa: DEX 98  mimétic adj. m., pl. mimétici; f. sg., mimétică, pl …   Dicționar Român

  • MIMÉTISME — Bien que le terme «mimétisme» ait pour le spécialiste une définition très restreinte (limitée à la ressemblance entre deux espèces animales zoologiquement éloignées dont l’une, inoffensive, « mime» l’autre), il évoque généralement tous les… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Mimicry — Mim ic*ry, n. 1. The act or practice of one who mimics; ludicrous imitation for sport or ridicule. [1913 Webster] 2. (Biol.) Protective resemblance; the resemblance which certain animals and plants exhibit to other animals and plants or to the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Honoré de Balzac — * Saintsbury, George Edward Bateman (1911). Balzac, Honore de. The Encyclopædia Britannica (11th ed., Vol. 3). New York: Encyclopædia Britannica, Inc. [http://en.wikisource.org/w/index.php?title=User:Tim Starling/ScanSet TIFF demo vol=03… …   Wikipedia

  • Mimicry — For other uses, see Mimic (disambiguation). Plate from Henry Walter Bates (1862) illustrating Batesian mimicry between Dismorphia species (top row, third row) and various Ithomiini (Nymphalidae, second row, bottom row) In …   Wikipedia

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