Definition of Molting. Meaning of Molting. Synonyms of Molting

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Definition of Molting

Molting
Molt Molt, Moult Moult, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Molted or Moulted; p. pr. & vb. n. Molting or Moulting.] [OE. mouten, L. mutare. See Mew to molt, and cf. Mute, v. t.] [The prevalent spelling is, perhaps, moult; but as the u has not been inserted in the otherwords of this class, as, bolt, colt, dolt, etc., it is desirable to complete the analogy by the spelling molt.] To shed or cast the hair, feathers, skin, horns, or the like, as an animal or a bird. --Bacon.

Meaning of Molting from wikipedia

- In biology, moulting (British English), or molting (American English), also known as sloughing, shedding, or in many invertebrates, ecdysis, is the manner...
- Forced molting, sometimes known as induced molting, is the practice by some poultry industries of artificially provoking a flock to molt simultaneously...
- Molt is an unincorporated rural village located in Stilwater County, Montana, United States, which has a post office ZIP code (59057) and several granaries...
- Ecdysis is the moulting of the cuticle in many invertebrates of the clade Ecdysozoa. Since the cuticle of these animals typically forms a largely inelastic...
- rods and cones in other vertebrates. Molting is a biological process that invertebrates often go through. Molting in spiders consists of shedding the exoskeleton...
- 482), called Ailill Molt, is included in most lists of the High Kings of Ireland and is also called King of Connacht. His cognomen, molt, means "ram" but...
- either refer to the skin of a live snake, the shed skin of a snake after molting, or to a type of leather that is made from the hide of a dead snake. Snakes...
- prohormone of the major insect molting hormone 20-hydroxyecdysone, which is secreted from the prothoracic glands. Insect molting hormones (ecdysone and its...
- called molting where they shed the outer layer of hair and skin. This molting process takes up to a month to complete. When it comes time to molt, they...
- Moltable is a drug research initiative based in India, aimed at discovering new drugs to target cancer, AIDS, malaria and other potentially devastating...