nonbehavioral

adjective
non·​be·​hav·​ior·​al | \ ˌnän-bi-ˈhā-vyə-rəl How to pronounce nonbehavioral (audio) , -bē- \

Definition of nonbehavioral

: not of or relating to behavior : not behavioral nonbehavioral factors such as age and ethnicity nonbehavioral health

Examples of nonbehavioral in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web But perhaps the biggest human advantage is the ability to develop sophisticated nonbehavioral tools, such as vaccines, that prevent disease without the need for costly behavioral changes. Scientific American, "Animals Use Social Distancing to Avoid Disease," 1 July 2020

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First Known Use of nonbehavioral

1944, in the meaning defined above

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“Nonbehavioral.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nonbehavioral. Accessed 27 Sep. 2020.

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