Definition of ethogram in English:

ethogram

noun

Zoology
  • A catalogue or table of all the different kinds of behaviour or activity observed in an animal.

    • ‘Complete ethograms were not always provided in published papers, nor are behavioral methods standardized among investigators.’
    • ‘The first 5 minutes of each day were coded and analyzed according to a behavioral ethogram.’
    • ‘An initial series of five single observations was used to create a qualitative description and ethogram of the mating behavior.’

Origin

1930s: from Greek ēthos ‘nature, disposition’ + -gram.

Pronunciation

ethogram

/ˈiːθəɡram/