predative

predative

(ˈprɛdətɪv)
adj
(Biology) another word for predatory
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Depending on diet (saprophagous, phytophagous or predative), soil invertebrates are closely linked to each other as well as to microorganisms, plants and soil.
Looking back to the 1855 Bowring treaty, he confronts the more popular images of the Thai state as 'patrimonial and predative' by highlighting the processes through which property rights were enacted.
In an experiment dealing with predative behavior of fish (mummichongs), they found a significant increase of serotonin in the subject's brain.