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  • nounenclosure with bars
  • verbhold in enclosure

synonyms for cage

  • crate
  • enclosure
  • jail
  • pen
  • coop
  • corral
  • fold
  • mew
  • pinfold
  • pound
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In a later experiment, they showed that animals, when given the choice, actively avoided areas of their cages that, when entered, triggered the activation of the neurons.
WHY DO YOU FEEL LONELY? NEUROSCIENCE IS STARTING TO FIND ANSWERS.AMY NORDRUMSEPTEMBER 4, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
Ten weeks later, each monkey was moved with its mother to an unfamiliar cage.
PUBERTY CAN REPAIR THE BRAIN’S STRESS RESPONSES AFTER HARDSHIP EARLY IN LIFEESTHER LANDHUISAUGUST 28, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
The team also analyzed blood levels of the stress hormone cortisol before and after the time spent in the new cage.
PUBERTY CAN REPAIR THE BRAIN’S STRESS RESPONSES AFTER HARDSHIP EARLY IN LIFEESTHER LANDHUISAUGUST 28, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
That blood had been collected before, during and after their time in the new cage.
A BIT OF STRESS MAY HELP YOUNG PEOPLE BUILD RESILIENCEESTHER LANDHUISAUGUST 27, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
Around the same time, the psychiatrist Cesar Agostini kept dogs in cages rigged with bells that jangled horribly whenever they tried to lie down and sleep, and in the 1920s researchers in Japan did something similar with cages studded with nails.
WHY SLEEP DEPRIVATION KILLSVERONIQUE GREENWOODJUNE 4, 2020QUANTA MAGAZINE
Wild animals kept in cages come into close contact with people and other animals.
HOW TO FIND THE NEXT PANDEMIC VIRUS BEFORE IT FINDS USLINDSEY KONKELAPRIL 30, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
So Hettie put the chicken in a cage, with some wool to cover it, and fed it several times every day, till it came to know her.
THE NURSERY, JULY 1873, VOL. XIV. NO. 1VARIOUS
The 'cage' was simply an arrangement for 'straiter custody,' though but rarely judged necessary in the case of ladies.
KING ROBERT THE BRUCEA. F. MURISON
Across the middle of the cage a stout barricade has been erected, and behind the barricade sits the Master, pale but defiant.
PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI, VOLUME 158, APRIL 28, 1920VARIOUS
A long, portable cage had been put together on the stage during the intermission, and within it the ten pacing beasts.
THE REAL LATIN QUARTERF. BERKELEY SMITH
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WORDS RELATED TO CAGE

  • body
  • cage
  • carcass
  • corpse
  • deceased
  • mort
  • remains
  • skeleton
  • stiff
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