"Diapause" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings)
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A period of arrested growth or development in animals that is triggered by external conditions, such as length of day, extreme temperatures, or reduced food availability. It can occur at the embryonic, larval, pupal, or adult stage, depending on the species.
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more general than "Diapause".
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more specific than "Diapause".
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