QUACKING (duck) - A vocalization of ducks, produced either as a single sound or, more typically, as a short series of low sounds, Q14804. Definition from Hurnik et al., 1995.

QUADRIPLEGTA - Paralysis or paresis of all four limbs. Synonym: Tetraplegia. Q14805. Definition from Hurnik et al., 1995.

QUIDDING - Abnormal eating behavior, characterized by a repeated sequence of food intake, attempt to chew, and expulsion of food from the mouth. It may be caused by a dental problem or an inability to swallow. Q14809. Definition from Hurnik et al., 1995.

QUIESCENCE - Rest, absence of activity. Compare: Refractory Phase Q14810. Definition from Hurnik et al., 1995.

QUIET ESTRUS - See Silent Estrus. Q14811. Definition from Hurnik et al., 1995.

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