alarm pheromone
alarm substance

Dictionary of ichthyology. 2009.

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  • alarm pheromone — A chemical released into the environment inducing a fright response in other members of the same species …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • Pheromone — (altgriechisch: pherein „überbringen, übermitteln, erregen“ und hormon „bewegen“) sind Botenstoffe, die der biochemischen Kommunikation zwischen Lebewesen einer Spezies dienen. Der Begriff wurde von Peter Karlson, Martin Lüscher und Adolf… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Pheromone — Fanning honeybee exposes Nasonov gland (white at tip of abdomen) releasing pheromone to entice swarm into an empty hive A pheromone (from Greek φ …   Wikipedia

  • alarm substance — a substance produced in the round or oval alarm substance cells (previously called “clubcells ) in the skin of Ostariophysi (Cypriniformes, Siluriformes) and Gonorhynchiformes, and which is released upon injury of the skin. On scenting the alarm… …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • Alarm signal — In the field of animal communication, an alarm signal is an antipredator adaptation referring to various signals emitted by social animals in response to danger. Many primates and birds have elaborate alarm calls for warning conspecifics of… …   Wikipedia

  • pheromone — pheromonal, adj. /fer euh mohn /, n. Animal Behav. any chemical substance released by an animal that serves to influence the physiology or behavior of other members of the same species. [1959; < Gk phér(ein) to bear, bring + O + (HOR)MONE] * * *… …   Universalium

  • Pheromone — An agent secreted by an individual that produces a change in the sexual or social behavior of another individual of the same species; a volatile hormone that acts as a behavior altering agent. The term pheromone is usually used for sexual… …   Medical dictionary

  • pheromone — n. [Gr. phero, bear; hormao, to instigate] A chemical substance secreted by an animal on the substratum, on the bodies or possibly in the air, that influences the behavior of other individuals of the same or different species, such as trail… …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • Pheromon — Pheromone (von altgriechisch φέρειν phérein ‚tragen, überbringen, melden, nahe bringen, bewirken‘ und ὁρμᾶν hormān ‚antreiben, erregen‘)[1], auch Ecto Hormone genannt, sind Botenstoffe, d. h. organische Moleküle, die der biochemischen… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Sexuallockstoff — Pheromone (altgriechisch: pherein „überbringen, übermitteln, erregen“ und hormon „bewegen“) sind Botenstoffe, die der biochemischen Kommunikation zwischen Lebewesen einer Spezies dienen. Der Begriff wurde von Peter Karlson, Martin Lüscher und… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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