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hibernation-inducing trigger (s) (noun), hibernation-inducing triggers (pl)
A substance present in the blood of animals that begins the unconscious or sleep-like condition of certain animals during the season between fall and spring in cold climes: Some biochemists believe that there are certain bodily chemicals that cause hibernation-inducing triggers that put some animals into a sleeping condition when it starts to be cold.
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