pheromone

A volatile hormone or behaviour modifying agent. Normally used to describe sex attractants (eg. bombesin for the moth Bombyx ) but includes volatile aggression stimulating agents (eg. isoamyl acetate in honey bees).

Pheromone

A chemical secreted externally by some animals that cause specific responses in other animals e.g pheromones secreted by bitches in heat will stimulate others in close contact to also come on heat.

Pheromone

A pheromone (from Ancient Greek φέρω phero `to bear` and hormone, from Ancient Greek ὁρμή `impetus`) is a secreted or excreted chemical factor that triggers a social response in members of the same species. Pheromones are chemicals capable of acting outside the body of the secreting individual to impact the behavior of the receiving i...
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pheromone

<endocrinology> A volatile hormone or behaviour modifying agent. Normally used to describe sex attractants for example bombesin for the moth Bombyx, but includes volatile aggression stimulating agents (e.g. Isoamyl acetate in honey bees). ... (18 Nov 1997) ...
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pheromone

(fer´ә-mōn) a substance secreted to the outside of the body and perceived (as by smell) by other individuals of the same species, releasing specific behavior in the percipient.
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pheromone

noun a chemical substance secreted externally by some animals (especially insects) that influences the physiology or behavior of other animals of the same species
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Pheromone

A chemical secreted by an animal in minute amounts which brings about a behavioral response in another, often of the opposite sex.
Found on http://www.xs4all.nl/~ednieuw/Spiders/Spiderglossary.htm

Pheromone

A chemical secreted by an animal in minute amounts which brings about a behavioral response in anoth
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Pheromone

a chemical substance that convey information to and produce specific responses in certain animals.
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pheromone

a chemical used in the communication between individuals of the same species (used e.g. for aggregation, alarm, courtship, sex attraction, trailmarking)
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Pheromone

A hormone-like substance that is secreted into the environment.
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Pheromone

A substance secreted by an animal which when released externally in small amounts causes a specific reaction, such as stimulation to mate with or supply food to a receiving individual of the same species.
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Pheromone

A substance secreted by an organism to affect the behavior or development of other members of the same species; sex pheromones that attract the opposite sex for mating are used in monitoring certain insects.
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Pheromone

A substance, such as a sex attractant, that is given off by one individual and causes a specific reaction in other individuals of the same species.
Found on http://www.biocontrol.entomology.cornell.edu/glossary.php

pheromone

any chemical substance emitted by members of a species that stimulates other members of the species to respond in a particular way
Found on http://insectzoo.msstate.edu/Glossary/

pheromone

any endogenous chemical secreted in minute amounts by an organism in order to elicit a particular reaction from another organism of the same species. ... [19 related articles]
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Pheromone

Chemical produced by animal or insect that influences the behaviour of other members of the same species
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Pheromone

Chemical produced by animal or insect that influences the behaviour of other members of the same species
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pheromone

Chemical signal (such as an odour) that is emitted by one animal and affects the behaviour of others. Pheromones are used by many animal species to attract mates
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Pheromone

Chemicals produced by one individual to affect or alter the behavior of another individual of the same species. Many bark beetle species produce both aggregation and anti-aggregation pheromones, which mediate the colonizing behavior of other beetles.
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Pheromone

Chemicals secreted by animals to convey information to or affect behavior of other animals of same species.
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Pheromone

hormone released into the environment for chemical communication between insects.
Found on http://bugs.bio.usyd.edu.au/learning/resources/Entomology/glossary.html

pheromone

pheromone A body secretion that regulates the behavior of other individuals in an animal population, serving such functions as sex attractant, trail marker, or warning signal.
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Pheromone

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 attractants (such as bombesin in the moth Bombyx) but it applies to aggression-stimulating agents ...
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pheromone

Type: Term Pronunciation: fer′ō-mōn Definitions: 1. A type of ectohormone secreted by an individual and perceived by a second individual of the same or similar species, thereby producing a change in the sexual or social behavior of that individual.
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