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flavonoid

  • noun any of a large class of plant pigments having a chemical structure based on or similar to flavone

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operon

  • noun a segment of DNA containing adjacent genes including structural genes and an operator gene and a regulatory gene

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ureide

(Chem.) Any one of the many complex derivatives of urea; thus, hydantoin, and, in an extended dense, guanidine, caffeine, et., are ureides. Written also ureid.

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pathway

  • noun a bundle of myelinated nerve fibers following a path through the brain
    nerve tract; nerve pathway; tract.
  • noun a trodden path
    footpath.

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gibberellin

  • noun a plant hormone isolated from a fungus; used in promoting plant growth

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inhibitor

  • noun a substance that retards or stops an activity

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ergosterol

  • noun a plant sterol that is converted into vitamin D by ultraviolet radiation

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activating

  • noun the activity of causing to have energy and be active
    energizing; activation.
  • verb put in motion or move to act
    activate; touch off; trigger off; actuate; set off; trigger; spark off; spark; trip.
    • trigger a reaction
    • actuate the circuits

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carotenoid

  • noun any of a class of highly unsaturated yellow to red pigments occurring in plants and animals

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pathway

  • noun a bundle of myelinated nerve fibers following a path through the brain
    nerve tract; nerve pathway; tract.
  • noun a trodden path
    footpath.

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sterol

  • noun any of a group of natural steroid alcohols derived from plants or animals; they are waxy insoluble substances
    steroid alcohol.

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gene

  • noun (genetics) a segment of DNA that is involved in producing a polypeptide chain; it can include regions preceding and following the coding DNA as well as introns between the exons; it is considered a unit of heredity
    cistron; factor.
    • genes were formerly called factors

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cytokinin

  • noun any of a class of plant hormones that promote cell division and delay the senescence of leaves
    kinin.

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redirect

  • verb channel into a new direction
    airt.
    • redirect your attention to the danger from the fundamentalists

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phytohormone

  • noun (botany) a plant product that acts like a hormone
    growth regulator; plant hormone.

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inhibit

  • verb to put down by force or authority
    stamp down; subdue; suppress; curb; conquer.
    • suppress a nascent uprising
    • stamp down on littering
    • conquer one's desires
  • verb limit the range or extent of
    • Contact between the young was inhibited by strict social customs

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bacteriochlorophyll

  • noun a substance in photosensitive bacteria that is related to but different from chlorophyll of higher plants

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enzyme

  • noun any of several complex proteins that are produced by cells and act as catalysts in specific biochemical reactions

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terpene

  • noun an unsaturated hydrocarbon obtained from plants

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mutant

  • noun (biology) an organism that has characteristics resulting from chromosomal alteration
    sport; mutation; variation.
  • noun an animal that has undergone mutation

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haem

  • noun a complex red organic pigment containing iron and other atoms to which oxygen binds
    hematin; protoheme; haemitin; heme.

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intermediate

  • noun a substance formed during a chemical process before the desired product is obtained
  • verb act between parties with a view to reconciling differences
    mediate; liaise; intercede; arbitrate.
    • He interceded in the family dispute
    • He mediated a settlement

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pyrimidine

  • noun any of several basic compounds derived from pyrimidine
  • noun a heterocyclic organic compound with a penetrating odor

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gene

  • noun (genetics) a segment of DNA that is involved in producing a polypeptide chain; it can include regions preceding and following the coding DNA as well as introns between the exons; it is considered a unit of heredity
    cistron; factor.
    • genes were formerly called factors

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aflatoxin

  • noun a potent carcinogen from the fungus Aspergillus; can be produced and stored for use as a bioweapon

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inhibition

  • noun (psychology) the conscious exclusion of unacceptable thoughts or desires
    suppression.
  • noun the quality of being inhibited

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mutant

  • noun (biology) an organism that has characteristics resulting from chromosomal alteration
    sport; mutation; variation.
  • noun an animal that has undergone mutation

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purine

  • noun any of several bases that are derivatives of purine
  • noun a colorless crystalline organic base containing nitrogen; the parent compound of various biologically important substances

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catalyze

  • verb change by catalysis or cause to catalyze
    catalyse.

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ubiquinone

  • noun any of several quinones found in living cells and that function as coenzymes that transfer electrons from one molecule to another in cell respiration
    coenzyme Q.

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enzyme

  • noun any of several complex proteins that are produced by cells and act as catalysts in specific biochemical reactions

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prostaglandin

  • noun a potent substance that acts like a hormone and is found in many bodily tissues (and especially in semen); produced in response to trauma and may affect blood pressure and metabolism and smooth muscle activity

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locus

  • noun the scene of any event or action (especially the place of a meeting)
    locale; venue.
  • noun the specific site of a particular gene on its chromosome

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heme

  • noun a complex red organic pigment containing iron and other atoms to which oxygen binds
    hematin; haem; protoheme; haemitin.

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occur

  • verb come to pass
    fall out; pass off; come about; pass; hap; happen; take place; go on.
    • What is happening?
    • The meeting took place off without an incidence
    • Nothing occurred that seemed important
  • verb come to one's mind; suggest itself
    come.
    • It occurred to me that we should hire another secretary
    • A great idea then came to her

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porphyrin

  • noun any of various pigments distributed widely in living tissues

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involve

  • verb connect closely and often incriminatingly
    affect; regard.
    • This new ruling affects your business
  • verb engage as a participant
    • Don't involve me in your family affairs!

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pheromone

  • noun a chemical substance secreted externally by some animals (especially insects) that influences the physiology or behavior of other animals of the same species

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promote

  • verb contribute to the progress or growth of
    advance; encourage; boost; further.
    • I am promoting the use of computers in the classroom
  • verb give a promotion to or assign to a higher position
    advance; upgrade; kick upstairs; elevate; raise.
    • John was kicked upstairs when a replacement was hired
    • Women tend not to advance in the major law firms
    • I got promoted after many years of hard work

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trehalose

(Chem.) Mycose; -- so called because sometimes obtained from trehala.

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biosynthesis

  • noun production of a chemical compound by a living organism
    biogenesis.

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cobalamin

  • noun a B vitamin that is used to treat pernicious anemia
    antipernicious anemia factor; cyanocobalamin; vitamin B12.

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proceeds

  • noun the income or profit arising from such transactions as the sale of land or other property
    return; yield; takings; take; issue; payoff.
    • the average return was about 5%
  • verb continue talking
    carry on; continue; proceed; go on.
    • I know it's hard," he continued, "but there is no choice
    • carry on--pretend we are not in the room

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putrescine

  • noun a colorless crystalline ptomaine with a foul odor that is produced in decaying animal matter

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utilize

  • verb put into service; make work or employ for a particular purpose or for its inherent or natural purpose
    employ; apply; use; utilise.
    • use your head!
    • we only use Spanish at home
    • I can't use this tool
    • Apply a magnetic field here
    • This thinking was applied to many projects
    • How do you utilize this tool?
    • I apply this rule to get good results
    • use the plastic bags to store the food
    • He doesn't know how to use a computer
  • verb convert (from an investment trust to a unit trust)

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melanin

  • noun insoluble pigments that account for the color of e.g. skin and scales and feathers

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start

  • noun the beginning of anything
    • it was off to a good start
  • noun the time at which something is supposed to begin
    outset; get-go; showtime; starting time; kickoff; offset; beginning; commencement; first.
    • they got an early start
    • she knew from the get-go that he was the man for her

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catecholamine

  • noun any of a group of chemicals including epinephrine and norepinephrine that are produced in the medulla of the adrenal gland

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protein

  • noun any of a large group of nitrogenous organic compounds that are essential constituents of living cells; consist of polymers of amino acids; essential in the diet of animals for growth and for repair of tissues; can be obtained from meat and eggs and milk and legumes
    • a diet high in protein

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lignin

  • noun a complex polymer; the chief constituent of wood other than carbohydrates; binds to cellulose fibers to harden and strengthen cell walls of plants

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defect

  • noun an imperfection in a bodily system
    • visual defects
    • this device permits detection of defects in the lungs
  • noun a failing or deficiency
    shortcoming.
    • that interpretation is an unfortunate defect of our lack of information

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cephalosporin

  • noun one of several broad spectrum antibiotic substances obtained from fungi and related to penicillin (trade names Mefoxin); addition of side chains has produced semisynthetic antibiotics with greater antibacterial activity
    Mefoxin.

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cluster

  • noun a grouping of a number of similar things
    clustering; clump; bunch.
    • a bunch of trees
    • a cluster of admirers
  • verb come together as in a cluster or flock
    flock; clump; constellate.
    • The poets constellate in this town every summer

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alginate

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require

  • verb require as useful, just, or proper
    call for; necessitate; involve; need; take; demand; ask; postulate.
    • It takes nerve to do what she did
    • success usually requires hard work
    • This job asks a lot of patience and skill
    • This position demands a lot of personal sacrifice
    • This dinner calls for a spectacular dessert
    • This intervention does not postulate a patient's consent
  • verb consider obligatory; request and expect
    ask; expect.
    • We require our secretary to be on time
    • Aren't we asking too much of these children?
    • I expect my students to arrive in time for their lessons

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oligosaccharide

  • noun any of the carbohydrates that yield only a few monosaccharide molecules on complete hydrolysis

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begin

  • noun Israeli statesman (born in Russia) who (as prime minister of Israel) negotiated a peace treaty with Anwar Sadat (then the president of Egypt) (1913-1992)
    Menachem Begin.
  • verb take the first step or steps in carrying out an action
    get; start out; set about; start; set out; get down; commence.
    • We began working at dawn
    • Who will start?
    • Get working as soon as the sun rises!
    • The first tourists began to arrive in Cambodia
    • He began early in the day
    • Let's get down to work now

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histidine

  • noun an essential amino acid found in proteins that is important for the growth and repair of tissue

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regulation

  • noun an authoritative rule
    ordinance.
  • noun a principle or condition that customarily governs behavior
    rule.
    • it was his rule to take a walk before breakfast
    • short haircuts were the regulation

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ribonucleotide

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during

In the time of; as long as the action or existence of; as, during life; during the space of a year.

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phospholipid

  • noun any of various compounds composed of fatty acids and phosphoric acid and a nitrogenous base; an important constituent of membranes

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reaction

  • noun (chemistry) a process in which one or more substances are changed into others
    chemical reaction.
    • there was a chemical reaction of the lime with the ground water
  • noun an idea evoked by some experience
    • his reaction to the news was to start planning what to do

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stilbene

(Chem.) A hydrocarbon, C14H12, produced artificially in large, fine crystals; -- called also diphenyl ethylene, toluylene, etc.

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elongation

  • noun the quality of being elongated
  • noun an addition to the length of something
    extension.

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isoleucine

  • noun an essential amino acid found in proteins; isomeric with leucine

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take

  • noun the income or profit arising from such transactions as the sale of land or other property
    return; yield; takings; issue; proceeds; payoff.
    • the average return was about 5%
  • noun the act of photographing a scene or part of a scene without interruption

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combinatorial

  • adjective satellite relating to or involving combinations
    combinatory; combinative.
  • adjective satellite relating to the combination and arrangement of elements in sets

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commence

  • verb take the first step or steps in carrying out an action
    begin; get; start out; set about; start; set out; get down.
    • We began working at dawn
    • Who will start?
    • Get working as soon as the sun rises!
    • The first tourists began to arrive in Cambodia
    • He began early in the day
    • Let's get down to work now
  • verb set in motion, cause to start
    lead off; start; begin.
    • The U.S. started a war in the Middle East
    • The Iraqis began hostilities
    • begin a new chapter in your life

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lactam

(Chem.) One of a series of anhydrides of an amido type, analogous to the lactones, as oxindol.

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involve

  • verb connect closely and often incriminatingly
    affect; regard.
    • This new ruling affects your business
  • verb engage as a participant
    • Don't involve me in your family affairs!

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pilus

  • noun any of the cylindrical filaments characteristically growing from the epidermis of a mammal
    hair.
    • there is a hair in my soup
  • noun hairlike structure especially on the surface of a cell or microorganism

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prevent

  • verb keep from happening or arising; make impossible
    forbid; preclude; foreclose; forestall.
    • My sense of tact forbids an honest answer
    • Your role in the projects precludes your involvement in the competitive project
  • verb stop (someone or something) from doing something or being in a certain state
    keep.
    • We must prevent the cancer from spreading
    • His snoring kept me from falling asleep
    • Keep the child from eating the marbles

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chitin

  • noun a tough semitransparent horny substance; the principal component of the exoskeletons of arthropods and the cell walls of certain fungi

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cholesterol

  • noun an animal sterol that is normally synthesized by the liver; the most abundant steroid in animal tissues
    cholesterin.

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thyroidal

  • adjective of or relating to the thyroid gland
    thyroid.
    • thyroid deficiency
    • thyroidal uptake

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machinery

  • noun machines or machine systems collectively
  • noun a system of means and activities whereby a social institution functions
    • the complex machinery of negotiation
    • the machinery of command labored and brought forth an order

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androgen

  • noun male sex hormone that is produced in the testes and responsible for typical male sexual characteristics
    androgenic hormone.

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edited

  • adjective satellite improved or corrected by critical editing
    emended.
    • the emended text
  • verb prepare for publication or presentation by correcting, revising, or adapting
    edit; redact.
    • Edit a book on lexical semantics
    • she edited the letters of the politician so as to omit the most personal passages

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iaa

  • noun a plant hormone promoting elongation of stems and roots
    indoleacetic acid.
  • noun Yemen-based terrorist group that supports al-Qaeda's goals; seeks to overthrow the Yemeni government and eliminate United States interests; responsible for bombings and kidnappings and killing western tourists in Yemen
    Aden-Abyan Islamic Army; Islamic Army of Aden-Abyan; Islamic Army of Aden.

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induced

  • adjective brought about or caused; not spontaneous
    • a case of steroid-induced weakness
  • verb cause to arise
    bring on; induce.
    • induce a crisis

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cofactor

  • noun a substance (as a coenzyme) that must join with another to produce a given result

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defect

  • noun an imperfection in a bodily system
    • visual defects
    • this device permits detection of defects in the lungs
  • noun a failing or deficiency
    shortcoming.
    • that interpretation is an unfortunate defect of our lack of information

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ethylene

  • noun a flammable colorless gaseous alkene; obtained from petroleum and natural gas and used in manufacturing many other chemicals; sometimes used as an anesthetic
    ethene.

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depend

  • verb be contingent upon (something that is elided)
    • That depends
  • verb have faith or confidence in
    count; look; reckon; bet; calculate.
    • you can count on me to help you any time
    • Look to your friends for support
    • You can bet on that!
    • Depend on your family in times of crisis

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proline

  • noun an amino acid that is found in many proteins (especially collagen)

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mechanism

  • noun the atomic process that occurs during a chemical reaction
    chemical mechanism.
    • he determined unique mechanisms for the photochemical reactions
  • noun the technical aspects of doing something
    mechanics.
    • a mechanism of social control
    • mechanisms of communication
    • the mechanics of prose style

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methionine

  • noun a crystalline amino acid containing sulfur; found in most proteins and essential for nutrition

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inhibited

  • adjective held back or restrained or prevented
    • in certain conditions previously inhibited conditioned reactions can reappear
  • verb to put down by force or authority
    inhibit; stamp down; subdue; suppress; curb; conquer.
    • suppress a nascent uprising
    • stamp down on littering
    • conquer one's desires

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cutin

  • noun (biochemistry) a waxy transparent material that occurs in the cuticle of plants and consists of highly polymerized esters of fatty acids

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appear

  • verb give a certain impression or have a certain outward aspect
    seem; look.
    • She seems to be sleeping
    • This appears to be a very difficult problem
    • This project looks fishy
    • They appeared like people who had not eaten or slept for a long time
  • verb come into sight or view
    • He suddenly appeared at the wedding
    • A new star appeared on the horizon

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aldosterone

  • noun a corticosteroid hormone that is secreted by the cortex of the adrenal gland; regulates salt (sodium and potassium) and water balance

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result

  • noun a phenomenon that follows and is caused by some previous phenomenon
    effect; consequence; upshot; outcome; issue; event.
    • the magnetic effect was greater when the rod was lengthwise
    • his decision had depressing consequences for business
    • he acted very wise after the event
  • noun a statement that solves a problem or explains how to solve the problem
    answer; solvent; resolution; solution.
    • they were trying to find a peaceful solution
    • the answers were in the back of the book
    • he computed the result to four decimal places

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tryptophan

  • noun an amino acid that occurs in proteins; is essential for growth and normal metabolism; a precursor of niacin
    tryptophane.

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cease

  • noun (`cease' is a noun only in the phrase `without cease') end
  • verb put an end to a state or an activity
    quit; discontinue; lay off; stop; give up.
    • Quit teasing your little brother

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callose

(Bot.) Furnished with protuberant or hardened spots.

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involve

  • verb connect closely and often incriminatingly
    affect; regard.
    • This new ruling affects your business
  • verb engage as a participant
    • Don't involve me in your family affairs!

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steroid

  • noun any of several fat-soluble organic compounds having as a basis 17 carbon atoms in four rings; many have important physiological effects
  • noun any hormone affecting the development and growth of sex organs
    steroid hormone; sex hormone.

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decrease

  • noun a change downward
    drop-off; lessening.
    • there was a decrease in his temperature as the fever subsided
    • there was a sharp drop-off in sales
  • noun a process of becoming smaller or shorter
    decrement.

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mucopolysaccharide

  • noun complex polysaccharides containing an amino group; occur chiefly as components of connective tissue

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study

  • noun a detailed critical inspection
    survey.
  • noun applying the mind to learning and understanding a subject (especially by reading)
    work.
    • mastering a second language requires a lot of work
    • no schools offer graduate study in interior design

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mediated

  • adjective satellite acting or brought about through an intervening agency
    • the mediated settlement brought satisfaction to both sides
  • verb act between parties with a view to reconciling differences
    mediate; intermediate; liaise; intercede; arbitrate.
    • He interceded in the family dispute
    • He mediated a settlement

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auxin

  • noun a plant hormone that promotes root formation and bud growth

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using

  • noun an act that exploits or victimizes someone (treats them unfairly)
    exploitation; victimisation; victimization.
    • capitalistic exploitation of the working class
    • paying Blacks less and charging them more is a form of victimization
  • verb put into service; make work or employ for a particular purpose or for its inherent or natural purpose
    employ; apply; use; utilize; utilise.
    • use your head!
    • we only use Spanish at home
    • I can't use this tool
    • Apply a magnetic field here
    • This thinking was applied to many projects
    • How do you utilize this tool?
    • I apply this rule to get good results
    • use the plastic bags to store the food
    • He doesn't know how to use a computer

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polysaccharide

  • noun any of a class of carbohydrates whose molecules contain chains of monosaccharide molecules
    polyose.

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associate

  • noun a person who joins with others in some activity or endeavor
    • he had to consult his associate before continuing
  • noun a friend who is frequently in the company of another
    familiar; comrade; fellow; companion.
    • drinking companions
    • comrades in arms

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novo

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occur

  • verb come to pass
    fall out; pass off; come about; pass; hap; happen; take place; go on.
    • What is happening?
    • The meeting took place off without an incidence
    • Nothing occurred that seemed important
  • verb come to one's mind; suggest itself
    come.
    • It occurred to me that we should hire another secretary
    • A great idea then came to her

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arginine

  • noun a bitter tasting amino acid found in proteins and necessary for nutrition; its absence from the diet leads to a reduced production of spermatozoa

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protein

  • noun any of a large group of nitrogenous organic compounds that are essential constituents of living cells; consist of polymers of amino acids; essential in the diet of animals for growth and for repair of tissues; can be obtained from meat and eggs and milk and legumes
    • a diet high in protein

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nucleotide

  • noun a phosphoric ester of a nucleoside; the basic structural unit of nucleic acids (DNA or RNA)
    base.

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lead

  • noun an advantage held by a competitor in a race
    • he took the lead at the last turn
  • noun a soft heavy toxic malleable metallic element; bluish white when freshly cut but tarnishes readily to dull grey
    Pb; atomic number 82.
    • the children were playing with lead soldiers

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valine

  • noun an essential amino acid found in proteins; important for growth in children and nitrogen balance in adults

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differ

  • verb be different
    • These two tests differ in only one respect
  • verb be of different opinions
    dissent; disagree; take issue.
    • I beg to differ!
    • She disagrees with her husband on many questions

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