thanatosis

thanatosis, thanatosia 1. Religious rites in honor of the dead. 2. Putting to death. 3. The act of feigning death. 4. The sum of the morphological changes indicative of cell death and caused by the progressive degradative action of enzymes which may affect groups of cells or part of a structure or a bodily organ. 5. In medicine, gangrene or deat...
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Thanatosis

is a form of protective behaviour where the creature pretends to be dead. Many Predators only eat live prey and will walk away. A wide variety of creatures use this behaviour to avoid predation.
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thanatosis

feigning death
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thanatosis

gangrene; necrosis; state imitating death
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