autotomise


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autotomise


Past participle: autotomised
Gerund: autotomising

Imperative
autotomise
autotomise
Present
I autotomise
you autotomise
he/she/it autotomises
we autotomise
you autotomise
they autotomise
Preterite
I autotomised
you autotomised
he/she/it autotomised
we autotomised
you autotomised
they autotomised
Present Continuous
I am autotomising
you are autotomising
he/she/it is autotomising
we are autotomising
you are autotomising
they are autotomising
Present Perfect
I have autotomised
you have autotomised
he/she/it has autotomised
we have autotomised
you have autotomised
they have autotomised
Past Continuous
I was autotomising
you were autotomising
he/she/it was autotomising
we were autotomising
you were autotomising
they were autotomising
Past Perfect
I had autotomised
you had autotomised
he/she/it had autotomised
we had autotomised
you had autotomised
they had autotomised
Future
I will autotomise
you will autotomise
he/she/it will autotomise
we will autotomise
you will autotomise
they will autotomise
Future Perfect
I will have autotomised
you will have autotomised
he/she/it will have autotomised
we will have autotomised
you will have autotomised
they will have autotomised
Future Continuous
I will be autotomising
you will be autotomising
he/she/it will be autotomising
we will be autotomising
you will be autotomising
they will be autotomising
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been autotomising
you have been autotomising
he/she/it has been autotomising
we have been autotomising
you have been autotomising
they have been autotomising
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been autotomising
you will have been autotomising
he/she/it will have been autotomising
we will have been autotomising
you will have been autotomising
they will have been autotomising
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been autotomising
you had been autotomising
he/she/it had been autotomising
we had been autotomising
you had been autotomising
they had been autotomising
Conditional
I would autotomise
you would autotomise
he/she/it would autotomise
we would autotomise
you would autotomise
they would autotomise
Past Conditional
I would have autotomised
you would have autotomised
he/she/it would have autotomised
we would have autotomised
you would have autotomised
they would have autotomised
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.autotomise - cause a body part to undergo autotomyautotomise - cause a body part to undergo autotomy
cast off, shed, throw off, throw away, shake off, throw, cast, drop - get rid of; "he shed his image as a pushy boss"; "shed your clothes"
References in periodicals archive ?
Blue crabs and pass crabs have the ability to autotomise or "drop" their claws as a defense mechanism when grabbed by predators.
Arnold (1984, 1988) suggested that tail autotomy in lizards is reduced or absent in larger, 'robust' species of lizards that are better able to fight back against a predator with claws and teeth, whilst smaller, more 'gracile' species will be selected to autotomise tails sooner.
34) upon time to autotomise the right hind limb, whilst life stage (nymph vs adult; [t.