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  • noun a type of cell death in which the cell uses specialized cellular machinery to kill itself; a cell suicide mechanism that enables metazoans to control cell number and eliminate cells that threaten the animal's survival
    caspase-mediated cell death; programmed cell death.

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  • adverb in an obligatory manner
    • this rule applies obligatorily
  • adverb in a manner that cannot be evaded
    mandatorily; compulsorily.
    • the ministry considers that contributions to such a fund should be met from voluntary donations rather than from rates compulsorily levied.

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  • noun the doubling of a word or phrase (as for rhetorical effect)
  • noun the act of copying or making a duplicate (or duplicates) of something
    • this kind of duplication is wasteful

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  • noun a severe recurring vascular headache; occurs more frequently in women than men
    hemicrania; sick headache; megrim.

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  • noun the expulsion of an ovum from the ovary (usually midway in the menstrual cycle)

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  • noun respiratory disorder characterized by wheezing; usually of allergic origin
    asthma attack; bronchial asthma.

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  • noun a structure in which animals lay eggs or give birth to their young
  • noun a kind of gun emplacement
    • a machine-gun nest
    • a nest of snipers

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  • noun lever that activates the firing mechanism of a gun
    gun trigger.
  • noun a device that activates or releases or causes something to happen

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  • noun the act of presupposing; a supposition made prior to having knowledge (as for the purpose of argument)

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  • noun a severe recurring vascular headache; occurs more frequently in women than men
    hemicrania; sick headache; megrim.

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  • noun eating to excess (personified as one of the deadly sins)
    gula; gluttony.
  • verb overeat or eat immodestly; make a pig of oneself
    engorge; gormandize; gormandise; overgorge; glut; overeat; satiate; englut; stuff; ingurgitate; overindulge; gorge; scarf out; gourmandize; binge; pig out.
    • She stuffed herself at the dinner
    • The kids binged on ice cream

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  • noun the stage of meiosis or mitosis when chromosomes move toward opposite ends of the nuclear spindle

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  • adjective relating to or having the effect of an allergen

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  • noun a transition (in literary or theatrical works or films) to an earlier event or scene that interrupts the normal chronological development of the story
  • noun an unexpected but vivid recurrence of a past experience (especially a recurrence of the effects of an hallucinogenic drug taken much earlier)

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  • noun the quality of being alien

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Having power, or a tendency, to transform.

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  • noun an elementary particle with a negative charge and a half-life of 2 microsecond; decays to electron and neutrino and antineutrino
    negative muon; mu-meson.

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  • noun any act of immoderate indulgence
    splurge; orgy.
    • an orgy of shopping
    • an emotional binge
    • a splurge of spending
  • noun an occasion for excessive eating or drinking
    tear; bout; bust.
    • they went on a bust that lasted three days

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  • noun production of antibodies against the tissues of your own body; produces autoimmune disease or hypersensitivity reactions

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  • noun a failure to maintain a higher state
    relapsing; reversion; lapse; reverting; lapsing; backsliding.
  • verb deteriorate in health
    get worse.
    • he relapsed

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  • noun periodic shedding of the cuticle in arthropods or the outer skin in reptiles
    moult; ecdysis; moulting; molt.
  • verb cast off hair, skin, horn, or feathers
    moult; exuviate; shed; molt; slough.
    • our dog sheds every Spring

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  • noun an intense desire for some particular thing
  • verb have a craving, appetite, or great desire for
    lust; starve; crave; thirst; hunger.

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  • noun an overwhelming electoral victory
    • Roosevelt defeated Hoover in a landslide
  • noun a slide of a large mass of dirt and rock down a mountain or cliff

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  • noun a red photopigment in the retinal rods of vertebrates; dissociates into retinene by light
    visual purple; retinal purple.

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  • noun filling again by supplying what has been used up
    renewal; refilling; replacement.

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That which is homologous to something else; as, the corresponding sides, etc., of similar polygons are the homologues of each other; the members or terms of an homologous series in chemistry are the homologues of each other; one of the bones in the hand of man is the homologue of that in the paddle of a whale.

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  • noun decrease in the diameter of blood vessels

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  • noun a basal part of the diencephalon governing autonomic nervous system

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  • noun process in which phagocytes engulf and digest microorganisms and cellular debris; an important defense against infection

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  • adjective satellite that cripples or disables or incapacitates
    crippling; incapacitating.
    • a crippling injury
  • verb make unable to perform a certain action
    disenable; disable; incapacitate.
    • disable this command on your computer

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  • noun a legal seizure by the government of profits beyond a fixed amount
  • noun the act of taking something back

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  • noun hypersensitivity reaction to a particular allergen; symptoms can vary greatly in intensity
    allergic reaction.

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  • noun the main sensory nerve of the face and motor nerve for the muscles of mastication
    fifth cranial nerve; trigeminus; nervus trigeminus; trigeminal nerve.

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  • noun the introduction of blood or blood plasma into a vein or artery
    blood transfusion.
  • noun the action of pouring a liquid from one vessel to another

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  • noun the organic process of growing older and showing the effects of increasing age
    aging; ageing.
  • noun the property characteristic of old age

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  • noun a bow fixed transversely on a wooden stock grooved to direct the arrow (quarrel)

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  • noun the first occurrence of menstruation in a woman

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  • noun a solid silvery grey radioactive transuranic element whose atoms can be split when bombarded with neutrons; found in minute quantities in uranium ores but is usually synthesized in nuclear reactors; 13 isotopes are known with the most important being plutonium 239
    atomic number 94; Pu.

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  • noun hormone secreted by the posterior pituitary gland (trade name Pitocin); stimulates contractions of the uterus and ejection of milk

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  • noun a small waterfall or series of small waterfalls
  • noun a succession of stages or operations or processes or units
    • progressing in severity as though a cascade of genetic damage was occurring
    • separation of isotopes by a cascade of processes

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  • noun dilation of blood vessels (especially the arteries)

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  • noun one of the five major classes of immunoglobulins; present primarily in the skin and mucous membranes
    immunoglobulin E.

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  • noun any of various protein molecules secreted by cells of the immune system that serve to regulate the immune system

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  • adjective characterized by or caused by allergy
    • an allergic reaction
  • adjective satellite having an allergy or peculiar or excessive susceptibility (especially to a specific factor)
    supersensitized; hypersensitive; supersensitive; sensitised; hypersensitized; sensitized; supersensitised; hypersensitised.
    • allergic children
    • hypersensitive to pollen

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  • noun an almond-shaped neural structure in the anterior part of the temporal lobe of the cerebrum; intimately connected with the hypothalamus and the hippocampus and the cingulate gyrus; as part of the limbic system it plays an important role in motivation and emotional behavior
    corpus amygdaloideum; amygdaloid nucleus.

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  • adjective of or relating to or caused by hormones
    • hormonal changes

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  • noun something or someone that causes anxiety; a source of unhappiness
    vexation; worry; concern.
    • New York traffic is a constant concern
    • it's a major worry
  • noun pain in the head caused by dilation of cerebral arteries or muscle contractions or a reaction to drugs
    cephalalgia; head ache.

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  • noun learning (of values or attitudes etc.) that is incorporated within yourself
    internalisation; incorporation.

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  • noun stimulation of activity in an organism or chemical
  • noun the activity of causing to have energy and be active
    energizing; activating.

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  • noun a leukocyte with basophilic granules easily stained by basic stains

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  • noun amine formed from histidine that stimulates gastric secretions and dilates blood vessels; released by the human immune system during allergic reactions

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  • verb remove or make invisible
    • Please delete my name from your list
  • verb wipe out digitally or magnetically recorded information
    • Who erased the files form my hard disk?

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  • noun excessive sensitivity to criticism
    • his defensiveness was manifested in hurt silence
    • the fear of being sued for malpractice has magnified physicians' defensiveness

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  • verb make unable to perform a certain action
    disenable; incapacitate.
    • disable this command on your computer
  • verb injure permanently
    handicap; incapacitate; invalid.
    • He was disabled in a car accident

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  • noun cell division in which the nucleus divides into nuclei containing the same number of chromosomes

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  • adverb in a reflex manner
    • he answered automatically
  • adverb in a mechanical manner; by a mechanism
    • this door opens mechanically

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  • noun a device (such as a rhyme or acronym) used to aid recall
  • adjective of or relating to or involved the practice of aiding the memory
    mnemotechnic; mnemotechnical.
    • mnemonic device

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  • noun a regulator for automatically regulating temperature by starting or stopping the supply of heat
  • verb control the temperature with a thermostat

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  • noun the reduction of the value of an asset by prorating its cost over a period of years
  • noun payment of an obligation in a series of installments or transfers

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  • noun asexual reproduction by the production and release of spores

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  • noun oxygen deficiency causing a very strong drive to correct the deficiency

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  • noun tiny bits of protoplasm found in vertebrate blood; essential for blood clotting
    blood platelet; thrombocyte.

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  • noun any nonverbal action or gesture that encodes a message
    signal; sign.
    • signals from the boat suddenly stopped
  • verb communicate silently and non-verbally by signals or signs
    signalise; signal; signalize; sign.
    • He signed his disapproval with a dismissive hand gesture
    • The diner signaled the waiters to bring the menu

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  • noun an infant considered in relation to its nurse
    nursling; nurseling.
  • noun English poet and courtier (1609-1642)
    Sir John Suckling.

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  • noun something that is remembered
    • search as he would, the memory was lost
  • noun the cognitive processes whereby past experience is remembered
    • he can do it from memory
    • he enjoyed remembering his father

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  • noun tiny bits of protoplasm found in vertebrate blood; essential for blood clotting
    blood platelet; thrombocyte.

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(Physics) An instrument or machine for comparing anything to be measured with a standard measure; -- applied especially to a machine for comparing standards of length.

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  • noun any of several lymphokines that promote macrophages and killer T cells and B cells and other components of the immune system

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  • adjective of or relating to the external conditions or surroundings
    • environmental factors
  • adjective concerned with the ecological effects of altering the environment
    • environmental pollution

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  • adjective of or relating to the immune response of the body against substance normally present in the body

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  • noun one who trains or exhibits animals
    animal trainer.
  • noun an agent who handles something or someone
    • the senator's campaign handlers

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  • adjective of or relating to neurons
    neuronic; neural.
    • neural network

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  • noun the process whereby seeds or spores sprout and begin to grow
  • noun the origin of some development
    • the germination of their discontent

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  • noun news that updates your information
  • verb modernize or bring up to date
    • We updated the kitchen in the old house

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  • adjective determined or actuated by emotion rather than reason
    • it was an emotional judgment
  • adjective of more than usual emotion
    • his behavior was highly emotional

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  • noun a personal pronoun compounded with -self to show the agent's action affects the agent
    reflexive pronoun.
  • adjective satellite without volition or conscious control
    reflex; automatic.
    • the automatic shrinking of the pupils of the eye in strong light
    • a reflex knee jerk
    • sneezing is reflexive

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  • noun a regulated daily food allowance
  • adjective of or relating to the diet
    dietetical; dietetic.
    • dietary restrictions

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  • noun a cellular structure that is postulated to exist in order to mediate between a chemical agent that acts on nervous tissue and the physiological response
  • noun an organ having nerve endings (in the skin or viscera or eye or ear or nose or mouth) that respond to stimulation
    sensory receptor; sense organ.

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  • noun (physiology) a shortening or tensing of a part or organ (especially of a muscle or muscle fiber)
    muscular contraction; muscle contraction.
  • noun the process or result of becoming smaller or pressed together
    condensation; compression.
    • the contraction of a gas on cooling

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  • noun a response of body tissues to injury or irritation; characterized by pain and swelling and redness and heat
    rubor; redness.
  • noun the state of being emotionally aroused and worked up
    excitement; fervour; fervor; excitation.
    • his face was flushed with excitement and his hands trembled
    • he tried to calm those who were in a state of extreme inflammation

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  • noun a timepiece that measures a time interval and signals its end
  • noun (sports) an official who keeps track of the time elapsed

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  • adjective satellite capable of acting on or influencing each other

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  • noun something that happens at a given place and time
  • noun a special set of circumstances
    • in that event, the first possibility is excluded
    • it may rain in which case the picnic will be canceled

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  • noun an amino acid found in most proteins; a precursor of several hormones

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  • noun a person suffering from asthma
    • she is a chronic asthmatic
    • the painful gasps of a dying asthmatic
  • adjective satellite relating to breathing with a whistling sound
    wheezing; wheezy.

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  • noun merchandise issued for sale or public showing (especially a record or film)
    • a new release from the London Symphony Orchestra
  • noun the act of liberating someone or something
    liberation; freeing.

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  • noun a person who (or that which) differentiates

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  • noun hypersensitivity reaction to a particular allergen; symptoms can vary greatly in intensity
    allergic reaction.

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  • noun a toxin that is confined inside the microorganisms and is released only when the microorganisms are broken down or die

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  • noun something written, especially copied from one medium to another, as a typewritten version of dictation
    written text.
  • noun (genetics) the organic process whereby the DNA sequence in a gene is copied into mRNA; the process whereby a base sequence of messenger RNA is synthesized on a template of complementary DNA

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  • noun a cellular structure that is postulated to exist in order to mediate between a chemical agent that acts on nervous tissue and the physiological response
  • noun an organ having nerve endings (in the skin or viscera or eye or ear or nose or mouth) that respond to stimulation
    sensory receptor; sense organ.

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  • noun hormone secreted by the posterior pituitary gland (trade name Pitressin) and also by nerve endings in the hypothalamus; affects blood pressure by stimulating capillary muscles and reduces urine flow by affecting reabsorption of water by kidney tubules
    Pitressin; vasopressin; antidiuretic hormone.

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  • noun any stimulating information or event; acts to arouse action
    stimulation; stimulant; input.

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  • noun one of the proteins into which actomyosin can be split; can exist in either a globular or a fibrous form

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  • verb recognize as being; establish the identity of someone or something
    • She identified the man on the 'wanted' poster
  • verb give the name or identifying characteristics of; refer to by name or some other identifying characteristic property
    • Many senators were named in connection with the scandal
    • The almanac identifies the auspicious months

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  • noun fear resulting from the awareness of danger
    dismay; consternation.
  • noun a device that signals the occurrence of some undesirable event
    alarm system; warning device.

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  • noun a large phagocyte; some are fixed and other circulate in the blood stream

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  • noun a specific sequence of three adjacent nucleotides on a strand of DNA or RNA that specifies the genetic code information for synthesizing a particular amino acid

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  • noun hormone secreted by the isles of Langerhans in the pancreas; regulates storage of glycogen in the liver and accelerates oxidation of sugar in cells

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  • verb stay clear from; keep away from; keep out of the way of someone or something
    • Her former friends now avoid her
  • verb prevent the occurrence of; prevent from happening
    stave off; avert; debar; deflect; obviate; head off; forefend; fend off; ward off; forfend.
    • Let's avoid a confrontation
    • head off a confrontation
    • avert a strike

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