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An intelligent species.
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Appearance:   The Denobulans have a series of ridges on their foreheads, temples, and chins.
                                                            [All Enterprise episodes]
    Denobulans have quite flexible facial features and can smile very widely.
                                                            "Broken Bow" [ENT], "A Night in Sickbay" [ENT], "Stigma" [ENT]

Hibernation:    Denobulans require little rest except for an annual hibernation cycle (which normally lasts
    six days).                                          "Dear Doctor" [ENT]
    The hibernation period can be made shorter using medication.
                                                             "Two Days and Two Nights" [ENT]

Instinctive Defensive Response:  Denobulans will puff up their face and head area to a very large size
    as an instinctive defensive response.   "Home" [ENT]

Lifespan:    Denobulans live a long time.
                                                            "A Night in Sickbay" [ENT]
    Since Phlox's grandmother remembers a war that took place 300 years ago, one can estimate that a
    Denobulan generation is around 100 years.
                                                              "The Breach" [ENT]

Homeworld: Denobula Triaxa.       "Breaking the Ice" [ENT]
Flora and Fauna: When asked about pets, Phlox mentions that the "Denobulan Lemur" is "highly
    sought-after."  "It has a tail, fur; most have one head."  But Denobulans don't keep pets.  The
    Denobulan Lemur is "much sought after" because its kidneys are considered a delicacy.
                                                               "A Night in Sickbay" [ENT]
Places of Interest:
Kaybin bars - The part of the city (of whatever city Dr.Lucas worked in) is known for its very lively
    Kaybin bars along the river, which, if Dr. Phlox, is recalling it correctly, stay open all night.  One
    should not venture into them unescorted since what goes on there can be quite disturbing to the
    uninitiated.                                         "Doctor's Orders" [ENT]

[ Accepted Social Behavior ][ Mating ][ Death ][ Language ][ Institutions ]
Accepted Social Behavior:
    Conversation during a meal is considered to be a waste of time.
                                                              "Fight or Flight" [ENT]
    Denobulans don't like to be touched.
    Denobulans had something similar to movies "a few hundred years ago", but they went out of fashion
        when people realized their own lives were more interesting.
                                                              "Dear Doctor" [ENT]
    Denobulans are gregarious, have crowded cities by choice, and dislike isolation.
                                                               "Doctor's Orders" [ENT]
    On Denobula, when a person under stress hallucinates, it's considered healthy--  a harmless way for
    the subconscious to release nervous energy.
                                                                "Exile" [ENT]

Mating: Denobulan reproduction is quite complicated, making human reproduction look like that
    of single celled organisms (in Dr. Lucas' opinion).  The mating season can be very trying (for
    bystanders at least, and possibly for the participants as well); a dose of the drug niaxilin can be quite
    effective in separating the combatants.  A married man has three simultaneous wives, each of which
    has three husbands (unclear if these are the same three, ie 3+3, or a wider net).  The phermones
    of Denobulan females are more potent than that of their human counterparts making it much easier
    for the Denobulan male to tell if a female is interested in him.
                                                               "Dear Doctor" [ENT]
    Two people may constitute a Denobulan marriage, but not a "proper" one.
                                                                "Doctor's Orders" [ENT]
    When greeting they smell each other.    "Stigma" [ENT]
    Denobulans are renowned for their patience and can go for years without seeing their mates.
                                                                "Stigma" [ENT]
    Denobulan males are far more inhibited than Denobulan females.
                                                                "Bounty" [ENT]

    Denobulans take great pleasure in  bequeathing their belongings to far-flung relatives.
                                                                "Zero Hour" [ENT]

Language:  When Phlox is coaching Hoshi in how to speak Denobulan, he mentions their next
    lesson will be on gerunds.
    Sato confuses the words for "nostril"/"fruit", and "washboard"/"couple (of people)".
                                                              "Dear Doctor" [ENT]

Denobulan Science Academy  -  This organization contacted Dr. Phlox to see if he could do something to
    retreive three geologists from Xantoras when the government there became hostile to off-worlders.
                                                                "The Breach" [ENT]

ca 1853:   The Denobulans and Antarans fought several (presumably interstellar) wars, the most
        recent was 300 years ago (ca. 1853).  Much animosity still exists between the two species.
                                                              "The Breach" [ENT]

ca 1900:  The Denobulans start using genetic engineering to generally positive effect.  (they've been
    using it for over 2 centuries as of 2154.)
                                                               "Borderland" [ENT]

Medical Ship:
          Captured by Soong.  Abandoned in thermal layer of gas giant
                                                           "Cold Station 12" [ENT]
          Presumed recovered by Enterprise
                                                           "The Augments" [ENT]
          used by Feezal Phlox
                           "Stigma" [ENT]
          used by Feezal Phlox  Twelve years after new timeline formation
                                                               "Twilight" [ENT]

Individuals of Note:
Bogga - male.  Kessil's 3rd husband.        "Stigma" [ENT]

Feezal Phlox (Melinda Page Hamilton) - Dr. Phlox's second wife.  She is an expert in quantum optics and
    invented the neutron microscope installed in Enterprise's sickbay in late 2152.  Before this, she and
    Phlox hadn't seen each other for nearly four years.  She immediately took a liking to Tucker.
                                                             "Stigma" [ENT]

Forlisa - female.  Klaban's wife - Feezal thinks she was his first wife.  Phlox once considered asking Forlisa
    to be his second wife, then discovered she already had three husbands.
                                                              "Stigma" [ENT]

Groznik - male.  He's down to one wife because Kessil moved to "Teerza Prime" to be with her third husband.
                                                               "Stigma" [ENT]
    He is Phlox's first wife's third husband.  When Phlox was making his will, he said Groznick could keep
    the Aldebaran drum set that he had loaned him.  They have a female child named Indaura.  8 or 9 years
    old by 2154.                                        "Zero Hour" [ENT]

Indaura - female.  Child of Groznick and Phlox's first wife.  She is 8 or 9 years old as of 2154.  Phlox
    left her his botanical library since she always had a flair for plants.
                                                                 "Zero Hour" [ENT]

Kessil - female.  Was married to Groznik but moved to Teerza Prime to be with her 3rd husband, Bogga.
                                                               "Stigma" [ENT]

Klaban - male.  Forlisa's husband.  Phlox mistakenly thought that he was Kessil's 3rd husband.
                                                               "Stigma" [ENT]

Phlox - male.
Phlox   Doctor Phlox is a Denobulan               "Terra Nova" [ENT]
    SEE:  Dr. Phlox

Vesna - female.  She hasn't forgiven Groznik because he's only apologized twice.
                                                               "Stigma" [ENT]


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