abient
adj. [L. abire, to depart]
Avoiding or turning away from a source of stimulation; see adient.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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  • abient — æbɪ ent adj. tending to remove an organism from a stimulus or situation (Psychology) …   English contemporary dictionary

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