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dynamic

  • noun an efficient incentive
    moral force.
    • they hoped it would act as a spiritual dynamic on all churches
  • adjective characterized by action or forcefulness or force of personality
    dynamical.
    • a dynamic market
    • a dynamic speaker
    • the dynamic president of the firm

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resistance

  • noun the action of opposing something that you disapprove or disagree with
    opposition.
    • he encountered a general feeling of resistance from many citizens
    • despite opposition from the newspapers he went ahead
  • noun any mechanical force that tends to retard or oppose motion

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electrophysiology

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nitroglycerin

  • noun a heavy yellow poisonous oily explosive liquid obtained by nitrating glycerol; used in making explosives and medically as a vasodilator (trade names Nitrospan and Nitrostat)
    nitroglycerine; trinitroglycerin; Nitrospan; glyceryl trinitrate; Nitrostat.

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coarctation

  • noun tight or narrow compression
    constriction.
  • noun (biology) a narrowing or constriction of a vessel or canal; especially a congenital narrowing of the aorta

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sir_john_carew_eccles

  • noun Australian physiologist noted for his research on the conduction of impulses by nerve cells (1903-1997)
    John Eccles; Eccles.

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breathing

  • noun the bodily process of inhalation and exhalation; the process of taking in oxygen from inhaled air and releasing carbon dioxide by exhalation
    external respiration; respiration; ventilation.
  • verb draw air into, and expel out of, the lungs
    breathe; respire; take a breath; suspire.
    • I can breathe better when the air is clean
    • The patient is respiring

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hemo

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laminar_flow

  • noun nonturbulent streamline flow in parallel layers (laminae)

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photoplethysmograph

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artery

  • noun a blood vessel that carries blood from the heart to the body
    arteria; arterial blood vessel.
  • noun a major thoroughfare that bears important traffic

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difference

  • noun the quality of being unlike or dissimilar
    • there are many differences between jazz and rock
  • noun a variation that deviates from the standard or norm
    deviation; divergence; departure.
    • the deviation from the mean

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capillary

  • noun a tube of small internal diameter; holds liquid by capillary action
    capillary tube; capillary tubing.
  • noun any of the minute blood vessels connecting arterioles with venules
    capillary vessel.

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condition

  • noun a state at a particular time
    status.
    • a condition (or state) of disrepair
    • the current status of the arms negotiations
  • noun an assumption on which rests the validity or effect of something else
    precondition; stipulation.

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anemia

  • noun a deficiency of red blood cells
    anaemia.
  • noun a lack of vitality
    anaemia.

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level

  • noun a position on a scale of intensity or amount or quality
    grade; degree.
    • a moderate grade of intelligence
    • a high level of care is required
    • it is all a matter of degree
  • noun a relative position or degree of value in a graded group
    grade; tier.
    • lumber of the highest grade

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skeletal

  • adjective of or relating to or forming or attached to a skeleton
    • the skeletal system
    • skeletal bones
    • skeletal muscles
  • adjective satellite very thin especially from disease or hunger or cold
    pinched; bony; emaciated; cadaverous; gaunt; wasted; haggard.
    • emaciated bony hands
    • a nightmare population of gaunt men and skeletal boys
    • eyes were haggard and cavernous
    • small pinched faces
    • kept life in his wasted frame only by grim concentration

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loeb

  • noun United States physiologist (born in Germany) who did research on parthenogenesis (1859-1924)
    Jacques Loeb.

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vena_cava

  • noun either of two large veins that return oxygen-depleted blood to the right atrium of the heart

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hess

  • noun English pianist (1890-1965)
    Dame Myra Hess.
  • noun Swiss physiologist noted for studies of the brain (1881-1973)
    Walter Hess; Walter Rudolf Hess.

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force

  • noun a powerful effect or influence
    • the force of his eloquence easily persuaded them
  • noun (physics) the influence that produces a change in a physical quantity
    • force equals mass times acceleration

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hemodynamics

  • noun the branch of physiology that studies the circulation of the blood and the forces involved

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johannes_evangelista_purkinje

  • noun Bohemian physiologist remembered for his discovery of Purkinje cells and the Purkinje network (1787-1869)
    Jan Evangelista Purkinje; Purkinje.

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rate

  • noun a magnitude or frequency relative to a time unit
    • they traveled at a rate of 55 miles per hour
    • the rate of change was faster than expected
  • noun amount of a charge or payment relative to some basis
    charge per unit.
    • a 10-minute phone call at that rate would cost $5

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johannes_peter_muller

  • noun German physiologist and anatomist (1801-1858)
    Muller.

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rowell

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schleiden

  • noun German physiologist and histologist who in 1838 formulated the cell theory (1804-1881)
    Matthias Schleiden; M. J. Schleiden.

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beyar

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section

  • noun a self-contained part of a larger composition (written or musical)
    subdivision.
    • he always turns first to the business section
    • the history of this work is discussed in the next section
  • noun a very thin slice (of tissue or mineral or other substance) for examination under a microscope
    • sections from the left ventricle showed diseased tissue

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thickness

  • noun the dimension through an object as opposed to its length or width
  • noun indistinct articulation
    • judging from the thickness of his speech he had been drinking heavily

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cell

  • noun any small compartment
    • the cells of a honeycomb
  • noun (biology) the basic structural and functional unit of all organisms; they may exist as independent units of life (as in monads) or may form colonies or tissues as in higher plants and animals

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axial

  • adjective of or relating to or resembling an axis of rotation
  • adjective relating to or attached to the axis
    axile.
    • axial angle

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body

  • noun the entire structure of an organism (an animal, plant, or human being)
    organic structure; physical structure.
    • he felt as if his whole body were on fire
  • noun a group of persons associated by some common tie or occupation and regarded as an entity
    • the whole body filed out of the auditorium
    • the student body
    • administrative body

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twentieth

  • noun position 20 in a countable series of things
  • adjective satellite coming next after the nineteenth in position
    20th.

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relaxation

  • noun (physiology) the gradual lengthening of inactive muscle or muscle fibers
  • noun (physics) the exponential return of a system to equilibrium after a disturbance
    relaxation behavior.

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physiology

  • noun the branch of the biological sciences dealing with the functioning of organisms
  • noun processes and functions of an organism

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contraction

  • 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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publisher

  • noun a firm in the publishing business
    publishing house; publishing company; publishing firm.
  • noun a person engaged in publishing periodicals or books or music

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franceschi

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larger

  • adjective satellite large or big relative to something else
    bigger.
  • adjective above average in size or number or quantity or magnitude or extent
    large; big.
    • a large city
    • set out for the big city
    • a large sum
    • a big (or large) barn
    • a large family
    • big businesses
    • a big expenditure
    • a large number of newspapers
    • a big group of scientists
    • large areas of the world

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hydrostatic

  • adjective relating to fluids at rest or to the pressures they exert or transmit
    • hydrostatic pressure

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brachial_artery

  • noun the main artery of the upper arm; a continuation of the axillary artery; bifurcates into the radial and ulnar arteries at the elbow
    arteria brachialis.

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action

  • noun something done (usually as opposed to something said)
    • there were stories of murders and other unnatural actions
  • noun the state of being active
    activeness; activity.
    • his sphere of activity
    • he is out of action

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diameter

  • noun the length of a straight line passing through the center of a circle and connecting two points on the circumference
    diam.
  • noun a straight line connecting the center of a circle with two points on its perimeter (or the center of a sphere with two points on its surface)

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regardless

  • adjective satellite (usually followed by `of') without due thought or consideration
    careless.
    • careless of the consequences
    • crushing the blooms with regardless tread
  • adverb in spite of everything; without regard to drawbacks
    irrespective; disregarding; no matter; disregardless.
    • he carried on regardless of the difficulties

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cylinder

  • noun a solid bounded by a cylindrical surface and two parallel planes (the bases)
  • noun a surface generated by rotating a parallel line around a fixed line

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buildup

  • noun the act of building up an accumulation
    • I envied his rapid buildup of assets
    • a military buildup in preparation for the invasion
  • noun the result of the process of accumulation
    • the buildup of leaves blocked the drain pipes

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total

  • noun the whole amount
    aggregate; sum; totality.
  • noun a quantity obtained by the addition of a group of numbers
    sum; amount.

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weber

  • noun a unit of magnetic flux equal to 100,000,000 maxwells
    Wb.
  • noun German physicist and brother of E. H. Weber; noted for his studies of terrestrial magnetism (1804-1891)
    Wilhelm Eduard Weber.

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galvani

  • noun Italian physiologist noted for his discovery that frogs' muscles contracted in an electric field (which led to the galvanic cell) (1737-1798)
    Luigi Galvani.

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bigatello

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magnification

  • noun the act of expanding something in apparent size
  • noun the ratio of the size of an image to the size of the object

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η

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aspirin

  • noun the acetylated derivative of salicylic acid; used as an analgesic anti-inflammatory drug (trade names Bayer, Empirin, and St. Joseph) usually taken in tablet form; used as an antipyretic; slows clotting of the blood by poisoning platelets
    acetylsalicylic acid; Empirin; St. Joseph; Bayer.

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venule

  • noun a minute vein continuous with a capillary
    capillary vein; venula.

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neurophysiology

  • noun the branch of neuroscience that studies the physiology of the nervous system

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abdominal_aorta

  • noun a branch of the descending aorta

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theodor_schwann

  • noun German physiologist and histologist who in 1838 and 1839 identified the cell as the basic structure of plant and animal tissue (1810-1882)
    Schwann.

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andrew_huxley

  • noun English physiologist who, with Alan Hodgkin, discovered the role of potassium and sodium ions in the transmission of the nerve impulse (born in 1917)
    Andrew Fielding Huxley; Huxley.

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gregory_pincus

  • noun United States sexual physiologist whose hunch that progesterone could block ovulation led to the development of the oral contraceptive pill (1903-1967)
    Gregory Goodwin Pincus; Pincus.

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sir_charles_scott_sherrington

  • noun English physiologist who conducted research on reflex action (1857-1952)
    Sherrington.

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wall

  • noun an architectural partition with a height and length greater than its thickness; used to divide or enclose an area or to support another structure
    • the south wall had a small window
    • the walls were covered with pictures
  • noun anything that suggests a wall in structure or function or effect
    • a wall of water
    • a wall of smoke
    • a wall of prejudice
    • negotiations ran into a brick wall

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science

  • noun a particular branch of scientific knowledge
    scientific discipline.
    • the science of genetics
  • noun ability to produce solutions in some problem domain
    skill.
    • the skill of a well-trained boxer
    • the sweet science of pugilism

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equation

  • noun a mathematical statement that two expressions are equal
  • noun a state of being essentially equal or equivalent; equally balanced
    equivalence; equality; par.
    • on a par with the best

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control

  • noun power to direct or determine
    • under control
  • noun a relation of constraint of one entity (thing or person or group) by another
    • measures for the control of disease
    • they instituted controls over drinking on campus

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heart

  • noun the locus of feelings and intuitions
    bosom.
    • in your heart you know it is true
    • her story would melt your bosom
  • noun the hollow muscular organ located behind the sternum and between the lungs; its rhythmic contractions move the blood through the body
    pump; ticker.
    • he stood still, his heart thumping wildly

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e.g.

  • adverb as an example
    for example; for instance.
    • take ribbon snakes, for example

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reynold

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axis

  • noun a straight line through a body or figure that satisfies certain conditions
  • noun the main stem or central part about which plant organs or plant parts such as branches are arranged

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monitoring

  • noun the act of observing something (and sometimes keeping a record of it)
    • the monitoring of enemy communications plays an important role in war times
  • verb keep tabs on; keep an eye on; keep under surveillance
    monitor; supervise.
    • we are monitoring the air quality
    • the police monitor the suspect's moves

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innominate_artery

  • noun a large artery arising from the arch of the aorta and divides into the right subclavian artery and the right common carotid artery; supplies the right side of the neck and head and the right shoulder and arm

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blood_pressure

  • noun the pressure of the circulating blood against the walls of the blood vessels; results from the systole of the left ventricle of the heart; sometimes measured for a quick evaluation of a person's health
    • adult blood pressure is considered normal at 120/80 where the first number is the systolic pressure and the second is the diastolic pressure

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length

  • noun the linear extent in space from one end to the other; the longest dimension of something that is fixed in place
    • the length of the table was 5 feet
  • noun continuance in time
    duration.
    • the ceremony was of short duration
    • he complained about the length of time required

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low

  • noun an air mass of lower pressure; often brings precipitation
    depression.
    • a low moved in over night bringing sleet and snow
  • noun British political cartoonist (born in New Zealand) who created the character Colonel Blimp (1891-1963)
    David Low; Sir David Alexander Cecil Low; Sir David Low.

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venous

  • adjective of or contained in or performing the function of the veins
    • venous inflammation
    • venous blood as contrasted with arterial blood
    • venous circulation

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parameter

  • noun a constant in the equation of a curve that can be varied to yield a family of similar curves
    parametric quantity.
  • noun any factor that defines a system and determines (or limits) its performance

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profile

  • noun an analysis (often in graphical form) representing the extent to which something exhibits various characteristics
    • a biochemical profile of blood
    • a psychological profile of serial killers
  • noun an outline of something (especially a human face as seen from one side)

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map

  • noun a diagrammatic representation of the earth's surface (or part of it)
  • noun (mathematics) a mathematical relation such that each element of a given set (the domain of the function) is associated with an element of another set (the range of the function)
    function; single-valued function; mathematical function; mapping.

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levy

  • noun a charge imposed and collected
  • noun the act of drafting into military service
    levy en masse.

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baron_hermann_ludwig_ferdinand_von_helmholtz

  • noun German physiologist and physicist (1821-1894)
    Hermann von Helmholtz; Helmholtz; Hermann Ludwig Ferdinand von Helmholtz.

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ivan_pavlov

  • noun Russian physiologist who observed conditioned salivary responses in dogs (1849-1936)
    Pavlov; Ivan Petrovich Pavlov.

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blood

  • noun the fluid (red in vertebrates) that is pumped through the body by the heart and contains plasma, blood cells, and platelets
    • blood carries oxygen and nutrients to the tissues and carries away waste products
    • the ancients believed that blood was the seat of the emotions
  • noun temperament or disposition
    • a person of hot blood

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claude_bernard

  • noun French physiologist noted for research on secretions of the alimentary canal and the glycogenic function of the liver (1813-1878)
    Bernard.

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law

  • noun the collection of rules imposed by authority
    jurisprudence.
    • civilization presupposes respect for the law
    • the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order
  • noun legal document setting forth rules governing a particular kind of activity
    • there is a law against kidnapping

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response

  • noun a result
    • this situation developed in response to events in Africa
  • noun a bodily process occurring due to the effect of some antecedent stimulus or agent
    reaction.
    • a bad reaction to the medicine
    • his responses have slowed with age

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cardiac_output

  • noun the amount of blood pumped out by the ventricles in a given period of time
    • a resting adult has a cardiac output of about three quarts a minute

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stress

  • noun the relative prominence of a syllable or musical note (especially with regard to stress or pitch)
    accent; emphasis.
    • he put the stress on the wrong syllable
  • noun (psychology) a state of mental or emotional strain or suspense
    tension; tenseness.
    • he suffered from fatigue and emotional tension
    • stress is a vasoconstrictor

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hermann_ludwig_ferdinand_von_helmholtz

  • noun German physiologist and physicist (1821-1894)
    Hermann von Helmholtz; Helmholtz; Baron Hermann Ludwig Ferdinand von Helmholtz.

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deposit

  • noun the phenomenon of sediment or gravel accumulating
    sedimentation; alluviation.
  • noun matter that has been deposited by some natural process
    sediment.

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eccles

  • noun Australian physiologist noted for his research on the conduction of impulses by nerve cells (1903-1997)
    Sir John Carew Eccles; John Eccles.

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milnor

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reservoir

  • noun a large or extra supply of something
    • a reservoir of talent
  • noun lake used to store water for community use
    artificial lake; man-made lake.

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purkinje

  • noun Bohemian physiologist remembered for his discovery of Purkinje cells and the Purkinje network (1787-1869)
    Johannes Evangelista Purkinje; Jan Evangelista Purkinje.

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committee

  • noun a special group delegated to consider some matter
    commission.
    • a committee is a group that keeps minutes and loses hours" - Milton Berle
  • noun a self-constituted organization to promote something
    citizens committee.

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helmholtz

  • noun German physiologist and physicist (1821-1894)
    Hermann von Helmholtz; Baron Hermann Ludwig Ferdinand von Helmholtz; Hermann Ludwig Ferdinand von Helmholtz.

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cardiovascular

  • adjective of or pertaining to or involving the heart and blood vessels
    • cardiovascular conditioning

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lm

  • noun a unit of luminous flux equal to the amount of light given out through a solid angle of 1 steradian by a point source of 1 candela intensity radiating uniformly in all directions
    lumen.

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laminar

  • adjective satellite arranged in or consisting of laminae
    laminal.

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lh

  • noun a gonadotropic hormone that is secreted by the anterior pituitary; stimulates ovulation in female mammals and stimulates androgen release in male mammals
    luteinizing hormone; ICSH; interstitial cell-stimulating hormone.

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minute

  • noun a unit of time equal to 60 seconds or 1/60th of an hour
    min.
    • he ran a 4 minute mile
  • noun an indefinitely short time
    moment; bit; mo; second.
    • wait just a moment
    • in a mo
    • it only takes a minute
    • in just a bit

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main

  • noun any very large body of (salt) water
    briny.
  • noun a principal pipe in a system that distributes water or gas or electricity or that collects sewage

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john_eccles

  • noun Australian physiologist noted for his research on the conduction of impulses by nerve cells (1903-1997)
    Sir John Carew Eccles; Eccles.

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turbulent_flow

  • noun flow in which the velocity at any point varies erratically

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smoothness

  • noun a texture without roughness; smooth to the touch
    • admiring the slim smoothness of her thighs
    • some artists prefer the smoothness of a board
  • noun powerful and effective language
    eloquence; fluency.
    • his eloquence attracted a large congregation
    • fluency in spoken and written English is essential
    • his oily smoothness concealed his guilt from the police

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bigger

  • adjective satellite large or big relative to something else
    larger.
  • adjective above average in size or number or quantity or magnitude or extent
    large; big.
    • a large city
    • set out for the big city
    • a large sum
    • a big (or large) barn
    • a large family
    • big businesses
    • a big expenditure
    • a large number of newspapers
    • a big group of scientists
    • large areas of the world

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layer

  • noun single thickness of usually some homogeneous substance
    bed.
    • slices of hard-boiled egg on a bed of spinach
  • noun a relatively thin sheetlike expanse or region lying over or under another

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oxygen

  • noun a nonmetallic bivalent element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless nonflammable diatomic gas; constitutes 21 percent of the atmosphere by volume; the most abundant element in the earth's crust
    O; atomic number 8.

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echocardiography

  • noun a noninvasive diagnostic procedure that uses ultrasound to study to structure and motions of the heart

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university

  • noun the body of faculty and students at a university
  • noun establishment where a seat of higher learning is housed, including administrative and living quarters as well as facilities for research and teaching

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drop

  • noun a shape that is spherical and small
    bead; pearl.
    • he studied the shapes of low-viscosity drops
    • beads of sweat on his forehead
  • noun a small indefinite quantity (especially of a liquid)
    driblet; drib.
    • he had a drop too much to drink
    • a drop of each sample was analyzed
    • there is not a drop of pity in that man
    • years afterward, they would pay the blood-money, driblet by driblet"--Kipling

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radial

  • noun pneumatic tire that has radial-ply casing
    radial-ply tire; radial tire.
  • adjective relating to or near the radius
    • the radial aspect of the forearm

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mean

  • noun an average of n numbers computed by adding some function of the numbers and dividing by some function of n
    mean value.
  • verb mean or intend to express or convey
    intend.
    • You never understand what I mean!
    • what do his words intend?

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blood_vessel

  • noun a vessel in which blood circulates

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tension

  • noun (psychology) a state of mental or emotional strain or suspense
    stress; tenseness.
    • he suffered from fatigue and emotional tension
    • stress is a vasoconstrictor
  • noun the physical condition of being stretched or strained
    tautness; tenseness; tensity.
    • it places great tension on the leg muscles
    • he could feel the tenseness of her body

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society

  • noun an extended social group having a distinctive cultural and economic organization
  • noun a formal association of people with similar interests
    guild; club; social club; gild; lodge; order.
    • he joined a golf club
    • they formed a small lunch society
    • men from the fraternal order will staff the soup kitchen today

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measure

  • noun any maneuver made as part of progress toward a goal
    step.
    • the situation called for strong measures
    • the police took steps to reduce crime
  • noun how much there is or how many there are of something that you can quantify
    amount; quantity.

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tenth

  • noun a tenth part; one part in ten equal parts
    ten percent; tenth part; one-tenth.
  • noun position ten in a countable series of things

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network

  • noun an interconnected system of things or people
    web.
    • he owned a network of shops
    • retirement meant dropping out of a whole network of people who had been part of my life
    • tangled in a web of cloth
  • noun (broadcasting) a communication system consisting of a group of broadcasting stations that all transmit the same programs
    • the networks compete to broadcast important sports events

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gradient

  • noun a graded change in the magnitude of some physical quantity or dimension
  • noun the property possessed by a line or surface that departs from the horizontal
    slope.
    • a five-degree gradient

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valve

  • noun a structure in a hollow organ (like the heart) with a flap to insure one-way flow of fluid through it
  • noun device in a brass wind instrument for varying the length of the air column to alter the pitch of a tone

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hydraulic

  • adjective moved or operated or effected by liquid (water or oil)
    • hydraulic erosion
    • hydraulic brakes
  • adjective of or relating to the study of hydraulics
    • hydraulic engineer

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vascular_system

  • noun the vessels and tissue that carry or circulate fluids such as blood or lymph or sap through the body of an animal or plant

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re

  • noun a rare heavy polyvalent metallic element that resembles manganese chemically and is used in some alloys; is obtained as a by-product in refining molybdenum
    atomic number 75; rhenium.
  • noun ancient Egyptian sun god with the head of a hawk; a universal creator; he merged with the god Amen as Amen-Ra to become the king of the gods
    Ra.

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etymology

  • noun a history of a word
  • noun the study of the sources and development of words

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medicine

  • noun the branches of medical science that deal with nonsurgical techniques
    medical specialty.
  • noun (medicine) something that treats or prevents or alleviates the symptoms of disease
    medicament; medication; medicinal drug.

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rm

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red

  • noun red color or pigment; the chromatic color resembling the hue of blood
    redness.
  • noun a tributary of the Mississippi River that flows eastward from Texas along the southern boundary of Oklahoma and through Louisiana
    Red River.

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doppler

  • noun Austrian physicist famous for his discovery of the Doppler effect (1803-1853)
    Christian Johann Doppler.

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matthias_schleiden

  • noun German physiologist and histologist who in 1838 formulated the cell theory (1804-1881)
    Schleiden; M. J. Schleiden.

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pump

  • noun a mechanical device that moves fluid or gas by pressure or suction
  • noun the hollow muscular organ located behind the sternum and between the lungs; its rhythmic contractions move the blood through the body
    heart; ticker.
    • he stood still, his heart thumping wildly

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standard

  • noun a basis for comparison; a reference point against which other things can be evaluated
    measure; criterion; touchstone.
    • the schools comply with federal standards
    • they set the measure for all subsequent work
  • noun the ideal in terms of which something can be judged
    criterion.
    • they live by the standards of their community

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motion

  • noun the use of movements (especially of the hands) to communicate familiar or prearranged signals
    gesture.
  • noun a natural event that involves a change in the position or location of something
    movement.

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american

Of or pertaining to America; as, the American continent: American Indians.

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circuit

  • noun an electrical device that provides a path for electrical current to flow
    electrical circuit; electric circuit.
  • noun a journey or route all the way around a particular place or area
    tour.
    • they took an extended tour of Europe
    • we took a quick circuit of the park
    • a ten-day coach circuit of the island

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heartbeat

  • noun the rhythmic contraction and expansion of the arteries with each beat of the heart
    beat; pulsation; pulse.
    • he could feel the beat of her heart
  • noun a very short time (as the time it takes the eye to blink or the heart to beat)
    instant; wink; blink of an eye; flash; New York minute; twinkling; jiffy; split second; trice.
    • if I had the chance I'd do it in a flash

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arterial

  • adjective of or involving or contained in the arteries
    • arterial disease
    • the arterial system
    • arterial blood

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major

  • noun a commissioned military officer in the United States Army or Air Force or Marines; below lieutenant colonel and above captain
  • noun British statesman who was prime minister from 1990 until 1997 (born in 1943)
    John Roy Major; John Major; John R. Major.

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isbn

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haldane

  • noun Scottish geneticist (son of John Haldane) who contributed to the development of population genetics; a popularizer of science and a Marxist (1892-1964)
    John Burdon Sanderson Haldane; J. B. S. Haldane.
  • noun Scottish physiologist and brother of Richard Haldane and Elizabeth Haldane; noted for research into industrial diseases (1860-1936)
    John Scott Haldane; John Haldane.

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george

A figure of St. George (the patron saint of England) on horseback, appended to the collar of the Order of the Garter. See Garter.

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size

  • noun the physical magnitude of something (how big it is)
    • a wolf is about the size of a large dog
  • noun the property resulting from being one of a series of graduated measurements (as of clothing)
    • he wears a size 13 shoe

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management

  • noun the act of managing something
    direction.
    • he was given overall management of the program
    • is the direction of the economy a function of government?
  • noun those in charge of running a business

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zoghbi

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flow_rate

  • noun the amount of fluid that flows in a given time
    flow; rate of flow.

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system

  • noun instrumentality that combines interrelated interacting artifacts designed to work as a coherent entity
    • he bought a new stereo system
    • the system consists of a motor and a small computer
  • noun a group of independent but interrelated elements comprising a unified whole
    scheme.
    • a vast system of production and distribution and consumption keep the country going

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assumption

  • noun a statement that is assumed to be true and from which a conclusion can be drawn
    premiss; premise.
    • on the assumption that he has been injured we can infer that he will not to play
  • noun a hypothesis that is taken for granted
    supposal; supposition.
    • any society is built upon certain assumptions

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lumen

  • noun a unit of luminous flux equal to the amount of light given out through a solid angle of 1 steradian by a point source of 1 candela intensity radiating uniformly in all directions
    lm.
  • noun a cavity or passage in a tubular organ
    • the lumen of the intestine

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glucose

  • noun a monosaccharide sugar that has several forms; an important source of physiological energy

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conduit

  • noun a passage (a pipe or tunnel) through which water or electric wires can pass
    • the computers were connected through a system of conduits

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relationship

  • noun a relation between people; (`relationship' is often used where `relation' would serve, as in `the relationship between inflation and unemployment', but the preferred usage of `relationship' is for human relations or states of relatedness)
    human relationship.
    • the relationship between mothers and their children
  • noun a state of connectedness between people (especially an emotional connection)
    • he didn't want his wife to know of the relationship

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continuous

  • adjective continuing in time or space without interruption
    uninterrupted.
    • a continuous rearrangement of electrons in the solar atoms results in the emission of light"- James Jeans
    • a continuous bout of illness lasting six months
    • lived in continuous fear
    • a continuous row of warehouses
    • a continuous line has no gaps or breaks in it
    • moving midweek holidays to the nearest Monday or Friday allows uninterrupted work weeks
  • adjective of a function or curve; extending without break or irregularity

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myology

  • noun the branch of physiology that studies muscles

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alan_hodgkin

  • noun English physiologist who, with Andrew Huxley, discovered the role of potassium and sodium atoms in the transmission of the nerve impulse (1914-1998)
    Sir Alan Hodgkin; Hodgkin; Alan Lloyd Hodgkin.

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distance

  • noun the property created by the space between two objects or points
  • noun a distant region
    • I could see it in the distance

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b

  • noun aerobic rod-shaped spore-producing bacterium; often occurring in chainlike formations; found primarily in soil
    bacillus.
  • noun originally thought to be a single vitamin but now separated into several B vitamins
    B vitamin; vitamin B; vitamin B complex; B-complex vitamin; B complex.

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recording

  • noun a signal that encodes something (e.g., picture or sound) that has been recorded
  • noun the act of making a record (especially an audio record)
    transcription.
    • she watched the recording from a sound-proof booth

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kinesiology

  • noun the branch of physiology that studies the mechanics and anatomy in relation to human movement

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r

  • noun a unit of radiation exposure; the dose of ionizing radiation that will produce 1 electrostatic unit of electricity in 1 cc of dry air
    roentgen.
  • noun (physics) the universal constant in the gas equation: pressure times volume = R times temperature; equal to 8.3143 joules per kelvin per mole
    universal gas constant; gas constant.

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cuff

  • noun the lap consisting of a turned-back hem encircling the end of the sleeve or leg
    turnup.
  • noun shackle that consists of a metal loop that can be locked around the wrist; usually used in pairs
    handlock; handcuff; manacle.

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transducer

  • noun an electrical device that converts one form of energy into another

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diastolic

  • adjective of or relating to a diastole or happening during a diastole

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lowest

  • adjective satellite lowest in rank or importance
    last-place; last.
    • last prize
    • in last place
  • adjective less than normal in degree or intensity or amount
    low.
    • low prices
    • the reservoir is low

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rap

  • noun a reproach for some lapse or misdeed
    blame.
    • he took the blame for it
    • it was a bum rap
  • noun a gentle blow
    strike; tap.

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concentration

  • noun the strength of a solution; number of molecules of a substance in a given volume
  • noun the spatial property of being crowded together
    compactness; tightness; denseness; density.

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hermann_von_helmholtz

  • noun German physiologist and physicist (1821-1894)
    Helmholtz; Baron Hermann Ludwig Ferdinand von Helmholtz; Hermann Ludwig Ferdinand von Helmholtz.

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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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cava

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instance

  • noun an occurrence of something
    case; example.
    • it was a case of bad judgment
    • another instance occurred yesterday
    • but there is always the famous example of the Smiths
  • noun an item of information that is typical of a class or group
    example; illustration; representative.
    • this patient provides a typical example of the syndrome
    • there is an example on page 10

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ideal

  • noun the idea of something that is perfect; something that one hopes to attain
  • noun model of excellence or perfection of a kind; one having no equal
    nonesuch; nonsuch; paragon; apotheosis; saint; nonpareil.

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berne

  • noun the capital of Switzerland; located in western Switzerland
    capital of Switzerland; Bern.

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normal

  • noun something regarded as a normative example
    formula; pattern; rule; convention.
    • the convention of not naming the main character
    • violence is the rule not the exception
    • his formula for impressing visitors
  • adjective conforming with or constituting a norm or standard or level or type or social norm; not abnormal
    • serve wine at normal room temperature
    • normal diplomatic relations
    • normal working hours
    • normal word order
    • normal curiosity
    • the normal course of events

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syllable

  • noun a unit of spoken language larger than a phoneme
    • the word `pocket' has two syllables

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viscosity

  • noun resistance of a liquid to shear forces (and hence to flow)
    viscousness.

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skeletal_muscle

  • noun a muscle that is connected at either or both ends to a bone and so move parts of the skeleton; a muscle that is characterized by transverse stripes
    striated muscle.

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gregory_goodwin_pincus

  • noun United States sexual physiologist whose hunch that progesterone could block ovulation led to the development of the oral contraceptive pill (1903-1967)
    Gregory Pincus; Pincus.

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cardiography

  • noun diagnostic procedure consisting of recording the activity of the heart electronically with a cardiograph (and producing a cardiogram)
    electrocardiography.

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observation

  • noun the act of making and recording a measurement
  • noun the act of observing; taking a patient look
    observance; watching.

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medical

  • noun a thorough physical examination; includes a variety of tests depending on the age and sex and health of the person
    checkup; medical checkup; health check; medical examination; medical exam.
  • adjective relating to the study or practice of medicine
    • the medical profession
    • a medical student
    • medical school

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m

  • noun the basic unit of length adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites (approximately 1.094 yards)
    metre; meter.
  • noun concentration measured by the number of moles of solute per liter of solution
    molarity; molar concentration.

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disease

  • noun an impairment of health or a condition of abnormal functioning

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pipe

  • noun a tube with a small bowl at one end; used for smoking tobacco
    tobacco pipe.
  • noun a long tube made of metal or plastic that is used to carry water or oil or gas etc.
    piping; pipage.

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tpr

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hoagland

  • noun United States physiologist (1899-1982)
    Hudson Hoagland.

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ernst_heinrich_weber

  • noun German physiologist who studied sensory responses to stimuli and is considered the father of psychophysics (1795-1878)
    E. H. Weber; Weber.

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arteriole

  • noun one of the small thin-walled arteries that end in capillaries
    arteriola; capillary artery.

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uniform

  • noun clothing of distinctive design worn by members of a particular group as a means of identification
  • verb provide with uniforms
    • The guards were uniformed

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principal

  • noun the original amount of a debt on which interest is calculated
  • noun the educator who has executive authority for a school
    head; school principal; head teacher.
    • she sent unruly pupils to see the principal

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claude

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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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c._h._best

  • noun Canadian physiologist (born in the United States) who assisted F. G. Banting in research leading to the discovery of insulin (1899-1978)
    Charles Herbert Best; Best.

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bpsys

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fluid

  • noun a substance that is fluid at room temperature and pressure
  • noun continuous amorphous matter that tends to flow and to conform to the outline of its container: a liquid or a gas

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heart_disease

  • noun a disease of the heart
    cardiopathy.

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substrate

  • noun the substance that is acted upon by an enzyme or ferment
  • noun a surface on which an organism grows or is attached
    substratum.
    • the gardener talked about the proper substrate for acid-loving plants

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m._j._schleiden

  • noun German physiologist and histologist who in 1838 formulated the cell theory (1804-1881)
    Schleiden; Matthias Schleiden.

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bifurcation

  • noun a bifurcating branch (one or both of them)
  • noun the place where something divides into two branches

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zamboni

  • noun the trademark for a machine that smooths the ice in an ice-skating rink

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release

  • 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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coefficient

  • noun a constant number that serves as a measure of some property or characteristic

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schwann

  • noun German physiologist and histologist who in 1838 and 1839 identified the cell as the basic structure of plant and animal tissue (1810-1882)
    Theodor Schwann.

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peripheral

  • noun (computer science) electronic equipment connected by cable to the CPU of a computer
    peripheral device; computer peripheral.
    • disk drives and printers are important peripherals
  • adjective on or near an edge or constituting an outer boundary; the outer area
    • Russia's peripheral provinces
    • peripheral suburbs

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turbulent

  • adjective satellite characterized by unrest or disorder or insubordination
    tumultuous; troubled; disruptive; riotous.
    • effects of the struggle will be violent and disruptive
    • riotous times
    • these troubled areas
    • the tumultuous years of his administration
    • a turbulent and unruly childhood
  • adjective satellite (of a liquid) agitated vigorously; in a state of turbulence
    roiling; churning; roiled; roily.
    • the river's roiling current
    • turbulent rapids

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radius

  • noun the length of a line segment between the center and circumference of a circle or sphere
    r.
  • noun a straight line from the center to the perimeter of a circle (or from the center to the surface of a sphere)

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hammer

  • noun the part of a gunlock that strikes the percussion cap when the trigger is pulled
    cock.
  • noun a hand tool with a heavy rigid head and a handle; used to deliver an impulsive force by striking

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peterson

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pavlov

  • noun Russian physiologist who observed conditioned salivary responses in dogs (1849-1936)
    Ivan Pavlov; Ivan Petrovich Pavlov.

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co2

  • noun a heavy odorless colorless gas formed during respiration and by the decomposition of organic substances; absorbed from the air by plants in photosynthesis
    carbon dioxide; carbonic acid gas.

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cardiometry

(Med.) Measurement of the heart, as by percussion or auscultation.

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vascular

  • adjective of or relating to or having vessels that conduct and circulate fluids
    • vascular constriction
    • a vascular bundle

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reading

  • noun the cognitive process of understanding a written linguistic message
    • his main reading was detective stories
    • suggestions for further reading
  • noun a particular interpretation or performance
    • on that reading it was an insult
    • he was famous for his reading of Mozart

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approach

  • noun ideas or actions intended to deal with a problem or situation
    plan of attack; attack.
    • his approach to every problem is to draw up a list of pros and cons
    • an attack on inflation
    • his plan of attack was misguided
  • noun the act of drawing spatially closer to something
    coming; approaching.
    • the hunter's approach scattered the geese

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huxley

  • noun English physiologist who, with Alan Hodgkin, discovered the role of potassium and sodium ions in the transmission of the nerve impulse (born in 1917)
    Andrew Fielding Huxley; Andrew Huxley.
  • noun English writer; grandson of Thomas Huxley who is remembered mainly for his depiction of a scientifically controlled utopia (1894-1963)
    Aldous Huxley; Aldous Leonard Huxley.

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flow

  • noun the motion characteristic of fluids (liquids or gases)
    flowing.
  • noun the amount of fluid that flows in a given time
    flow rate; rate of flow.

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wr

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hodgkin

  • noun English physician who first described Hodgkin's disease (1798-1866)
    Thomas Hodgkin.
  • noun English chemist (born in Egypt) who used crystallography to study the structure of organic compounds (1910-1994)
    Dorothy Mary Crowfoot Hodgkin; Dorothy Hodgkin.

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alan_lloyd_hodgkin

  • noun English physiologist who, with Andrew Huxley, discovered the role of potassium and sodium atoms in the transmission of the nerve impulse (1914-1998)
    Sir Alan Hodgkin; Hodgkin; Alan Hodgkin.

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nomenclature

  • noun a system of words used to name things in a particular discipline
    language; terminology.
    • legal terminology
    • biological nomenclature
    • the language of sociology

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s

  • noun 1/60 of a minute; the basic unit of time adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites
    second; sec.
  • noun an abundant tasteless odorless multivalent nonmetallic element; best known in yellow crystals; occurs in many sulphide and sulphate minerals and even in native form (especially in volcanic regions)
    sulfur; sulphur; atomic number 16.

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experimental

  • adjective relating to or based on experiment
    • experimental physics
  • adjective satellite relying on observation or experiment
    observational; data-based.
    • experimental results that supported the hypothesis

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control_system

  • noun a system for controlling the operation of another system

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cm

  • noun a metric unit of length equal to one hundredth of a meter
    centimeter; centimetre.
  • noun a radioactive transuranic metallic element; produced by bombarding plutonium with helium nuclei
    atomic number 96; curium.

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lazzaro_spallanzani

  • noun Italian physiologist who disproved the theory of spontaneous generation (1729-1799)
    Spallanzani.

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wall

  • noun an architectural partition with a height and length greater than its thickness; used to divide or enclose an area or to support another structure
    • the south wall had a small window
    • the walls were covered with pictures
  • noun anything that suggests a wall in structure or function or effect
    • a wall of water
    • a wall of smoke
    • a wall of prejudice
    • negotiations ran into a brick wall

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vena

  • noun a blood vessel that carries blood from the capillaries toward the heart
    venous blood vessel; vein.
    • all veins except the pulmonary vein carry unaerated blood

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vessel

  • noun a tube in which a body fluid circulates
    vas.
  • noun a craft designed for water transportation
    watercraft.

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jacques_loeb

  • noun United States physiologist (born in Germany) who did research on parthenogenesis (1859-1924)
    Loeb.

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abdominal

  • noun the muscles of the abdomen
    ab; abdominal muscle.
  • adjective of or relating to or near the abdomen
    • abdominal muscles

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due

  • noun that which is deserved or owed
    • give the devil his due
  • noun a payment that is due (e.g., as the price of membership)
    • the society dropped him for non-payment of dues

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pulsatile

Capable of being struck or beaten; played by beating or by percussion; as, a tambourine is a pulsatile musical instrument.

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einthoven

  • noun Dutch physiologist who devised the first electrocardiograph (1860-1927)
    Willem Einthoven.

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ivan_petrovich_pavlov

  • noun Russian physiologist who observed conditioned salivary responses in dogs (1849-1936)
    Pavlov; Ivan Pavlov.

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waste

  • noun any materials unused and rejected as worthless or unwanted
    waste material; waste matter; waste product.
    • they collect the waste once a week
    • much of the waste material is carried off in the sewers
  • noun useless or profitless activity; using or expending or consuming thoughtlessly or carelessly
    dissipation; wastefulness.
    • if the effort brings no compensating gain it is a waste
    • mindless dissipation of natural resources

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determinant

  • noun a determining or causal element or factor
    causal factor; determinative; determiner; determining factor.
    • education is an important determinant of one's outlook on life
  • noun the site on the surface of an antigen molecule to which an antibody attaches itself
    epitope; antigenic determinant.

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sir_frederick_grant_banting

  • noun Canadian physiologist who discovered insulin with C. H. Best and who used it to treat diabetes(1891-1941)
    Banting; F. G. Banting.

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external

  • noun outward features
    • he enjoyed the solemn externals of religion
  • adjective happening or arising or located outside or beyond some limits or especially surface
    • the external auditory canal
    • external pressures

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jan_evangelista_purkinje

  • noun Bohemian physiologist remembered for his discovery of Purkinje cells and the Purkinje network (1787-1869)
    Johannes Evangelista Purkinje; Purkinje.

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walter_hess

  • noun Swiss physiologist noted for studies of the brain (1881-1973)
    Walter Rudolf Hess; Hess.

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hæmodynamics

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muller

  • noun Swiss chemist who synthesized DDT and discovered its use as an insecticide (1899-1965)
    Paul Hermann Muller.
  • noun Swiss physicist who studied superconductivity (born in 1927)
    Karl Alex Muller.

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behavior

  • noun manner of acting or controlling yourself
    behaviour; doings; conduct.
  • noun the action or reaction of something (as a machine or substance) under specified circumstances
    behaviour.
    • the behavior of small particles can be studied in experiments

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sir_alan_hodgkin

  • noun English physiologist who, with Andrew Huxley, discovered the role of potassium and sodium atoms in the transmission of the nerve impulse (1914-1998)
    Hodgkin; Alan Lloyd Hodgkin; Alan Hodgkin.

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layer

  • noun single thickness of usually some homogeneous substance
    bed.
    • slices of hard-boiled egg on a bed of spinach
  • noun a relatively thin sheetlike expanse or region lying over or under another

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inflatable

  • adjective satellite designed to be filled with air or gas
    • an inflatable mattress
    • an inflatable boat

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site

  • noun the piece of land on which something is located (or is to be located)
    land site.
    • a good site for the school
  • noun physical position in relation to the surroundings
    situation.
    • the sites are determined by highly specific sequences of nucleotides

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surface

  • noun the outer boundary of an artifact or a material layer constituting or resembling such a boundary
    • there is a special cleaner for these surfaces
    • the cloth had a pattern of red dots on a white surface
  • noun the extended two-dimensional outer boundary of a three-dimensional object
    • they skimmed over the surface of the water
    • a brush small enough to clean every dental surface
    • the sun has no distinct surface

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sherrington

  • noun English physiologist who conducted research on reflex action (1857-1952)
    Sir Charles Scott Sherrington.

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cross

  • noun a wooden structure consisting of an upright post with a transverse piece
  • noun a marking that consists of lines that cross each other
    crisscross; mark.

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δ

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large

  • noun a garment size for a large person
  • adjective above average in size or number or quantity or magnitude or extent
    big.
    • a large city
    • set out for the big city
    • a large sum
    • a big (or large) barn
    • a large family
    • big businesses
    • a big expenditure
    • a large number of newspapers
    • a big group of scientists
    • large areas of the world

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dimensionless

Without dimensions; having no appreciable or noteworthy extent. Milton.

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spallanzani

  • noun Italian physiologist who disproved the theory of spontaneous generation (1729-1799)
    Lazzaro Spallanzani.

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circulatory

  • adjective of or relating to circulation
    circulative.
  • adjective relating to circulatory system or to circulation of the blood

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fatty

  • noun a rotund individual
    roly-poly; butterball; fatso; fat person.
  • adjective containing or composed of fat
    fat.
    • fatty food
    • fat tissue

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esbn

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john_james_rickard_macleod

  • noun Scottish physiologist who directed the research by F. G. Banting and C. H. Best that led to the discovery of insulin (1876-1935)
    John Macleod; Macleod.

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effect

  • noun a phenomenon that follows and is caused by some previous phenomenon
    result; 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 an outward appearance
    impression.
    • he made a good impression
    • I wanted to create an impression of success
    • she retained that bold effect in her reproductions of the original painting

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kleber

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vowel

  • noun a speech sound made with the vocal tract open
    vowel sound.
  • noun a letter of the alphabet standing for a spoken vowel

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task

  • noun any piece of work that is undertaken or attempted
    project; undertaking; labor.
    • he prepared for great undertakings
  • noun a specific piece of work required to be done as a duty or for a specific fee
    job; chore.
    • estimates of the city's loss on that job ranged as high as a million dollars
    • the job of repairing the engine took several hours
    • the endless task of classifying the samples
    • the farmer's morning chores

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academic

  • noun an educator who works at a college or university
    academician; faculty member.
  • adjective associated with academia or an academy
    • the academic curriculum
    • academic gowns

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systolic

  • adjective of or relating to a systole or happening during a systole

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andrew_fielding_huxley

  • noun English physiologist who, with Alan Hodgkin, discovered the role of potassium and sodium ions in the transmission of the nerve impulse (born in 1917)
    Andrew Huxley; Huxley.

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willem_einthoven

  • noun Dutch physiologist who devised the first electrocardiograph (1860-1927)
    Einthoven.

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muscle

  • noun one of the contractile organs of the body
    musculus.
  • noun animal tissue consisting predominantly of contractile cells
    muscular tissue.

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dimension

  • noun the magnitude of something in a particular direction (especially length or width or height)
  • noun a construct whereby objects or individuals can be distinguished
    attribute; property.
    • self-confidence is not an endearing property

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charles_herbert_best

  • noun Canadian physiologist (born in the United States) who assisted F. G. Banting in research leading to the discovery of insulin (1899-1978)
    C. H. Best; Best.

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clot

  • noun a lump of material formed from the content of a liquid
    coagulum.
  • verb change from a liquid to a thickened or solid state
    coagulate.
    • coagulated blood

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bernard

  • noun French physiologist noted for research on secretions of the alimentary canal and the glycogenic function of the liver (1813-1878)
    Claude Bernard.

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human

  • noun any living or extinct member of the family Hominidae characterized by superior intelligence, articulate speech, and erect carriage
    human being; homo; man.
  • adjective characteristic of humanity
    • human nature

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co

  • noun an odorless very poisonous gas that is a product of incomplete combustion of carbon
    carbon monoxide gas; carbon monoxide.
  • noun a hard ferromagnetic silver-white bivalent or trivalent metallic element; a trace element in plant and animal nutrition
    atomic number 27; cobalt.

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atrial

  • adjective of or relating to a cavity or chamber in the body (especially one of the upper chambers of the heart)

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kluwer

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disparity

  • noun inequality or difference in some respect

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plasma

  • noun the colorless watery fluid of the blood and lymph that contains no cells, but in which the blood cells (erythrocytes, leukocytes, and thrombocytes) are suspended
    plasm; blood plasma.
  • noun a green slightly translucent variety of chalcedony used as a gemstone

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baron_adrian

  • noun English physiologist who conducted research into the function of neurons; 1st baron of Cambridge (1889-1997)
    Edgar Douglas Adrian; Adrian.

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real

  • noun any rational or irrational number
    real number.
  • noun the basic unit of money in Brazil; equal to 100 centavos

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minerva

(Rom. Myth.) The goddess of wisdom, of war, of the arts and sciences, of poetry, and of spinning and weaving; -- identified with the Grecian Pallas Athene.

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pincus

  • noun United States sexual physiologist whose hunch that progesterone could block ovulation led to the development of the oral contraceptive pill (1903-1967)
    Gregory Goodwin Pincus; Gregory Pincus.

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thurston

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wilkins

  • noun United States civil rights leader (1901-1981)
    Roy Wilkins.
  • noun Australian who was the first to explore the Arctic by airplane (1888-1958)
    George Hubert Wilkins.

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braunwald

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press

  • noun the state of demanding notice or attention
    pressure; insistency; imperativeness; insistence.
    • the insistence of their hunger
    • the press of business matters
  • noun the print media responsible for gathering and publishing news in the form of newspapers or magazines
    public press.

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turbulence

  • noun unstable flow of a liquid or gas
    turbulency.
  • noun instability in the atmosphere

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loss

  • noun something that is lost
    • the car was a total loss
    • loss of livestock left the rancher bankrupt
  • noun gradual decline in amount or activity
    • weight loss
    • a serious loss of business

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output

  • noun final product; the things produced
    end product.
  • noun production of a certain amount
    yield.

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function

  • noun (mathematics) a mathematical relation such that each element of a given set (the domain of the function) is associated with an element of another set (the range of the function)
    single-valued function; mathematical function; mapping; map.
  • noun what something is used for
    use; role; purpose.
    • the function of an auger is to bore holes
    • ballet is beautiful but what use is it?

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xresistance

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recommendation

  • noun something (as a course of action) that is recommended as advisable
  • noun something that recommends (or expresses commendation of) a person or thing as worthy or desirable
    good word; testimonial.

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siderman

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tube

  • noun conduit consisting of a long hollow object (usually cylindrical) used to hold and conduct objects or liquids or gases
    tubing.
  • noun electronic device consisting of a system of electrodes arranged in an evacuated glass or metal envelope
    vacuum tube; electron tube; thermionic vacuum tube; thermionic valve; thermionic tube.

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centre

  • noun an area that is approximately central within some larger region
    heart; middle; eye; center.
    • it is in the center of town
    • they ran forward into the heart of the struggle
    • they were in the eye of the storm
  • noun a low-lying region in central France

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circ

An amphitheatrical circle for sports; a circus. R. T. Warton.

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vasoconstrictor

  • noun any agent that causes a narrowing of an opening of a blood vessel: cold or stress or nicotine or epinephrine or norepinephrine or angiotensin or vasopressin or certain drugs; maintains or increases blood pressure
    vasoconstrictive; pressor.

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o2

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assembly

  • noun a group of machine parts that fit together to form a self-contained unit
  • noun the act of constructing something (as a piece of machinery)
    fabrication.

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bo

An exclamation used to startle or frighten. Spelt also boh and boo.

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pressure

  • noun the force applied to a unit area of surface; measured in pascals (SI unit) or in dynes (cgs unit)
    pressure level; force per unit area.
    • the compressed gas exerts an increased pressure
  • noun a force that compels
    • the public brought pressure to bear on the government

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vasodilator

  • noun a drug that causes dilation of blood vessels
    vasodilative.

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act

  • noun a legal document codifying the result of deliberations of a committee or society or legislative body
    enactment.
  • noun something that people do or cause to happen
    deed; human activity; human action.

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best

  • noun the supreme effort one can make
    • they did their best
  • noun the person who is most outstanding or excellent; someone who tops all others
    topper.
    • he could beat the best of them

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soc

(O. Eng. Law) (a) The lord's power or privilege of holding a court in a district, as in manor or lordship; jurisdiction of causes, and the limits of that jurisdiction. (b) Liberty or privilege of tenants excused from customary burdens.

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thinner

  • noun a diluting agent
    dilutant; diluent.
  • adjective of relatively small extent from one surface to the opposite or in cross section
    thin.
    • thin wire
    • a thin chiffon blouse
    • a thin book
    • a thin layer of paint

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walter_rudolf_hess

  • noun Swiss physiologist noted for studies of the brain (1881-1973)
    Walter Hess; Hess.

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lung

  • noun either of two saclike respiratory organs in the chest of vertebrates; serves to remove carbon dioxide and provide oxygen to the blood

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f._g._banting

  • noun Canadian physiologist who discovered insulin with C. H. Best and who used it to treat diabetes(1891-1941)
    Sir Frederick Grant Banting; Banting.

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transfer

  • noun the act of moving something from one location to another
    conveyance; transportation; transport; transferral.
  • noun someone who transfers or is transferred from one position to another
    transferee.
    • the best student was a transfer from LSU

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nova

  • noun a star that ejects some of its material in the form of a cloud and become more luminous in the process

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capacitance

  • noun an electrical phenomenon whereby an electric charge is stored
    electrical capacity; capacity.
  • noun an electrical device characterized by its capacity to store an electric charge
    condenser; capacitor; electrical condenser.

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pronunciation

  • noun the manner in which someone utters a word
    • they are always correcting my pronunciation
  • noun the way a word or a language is customarily spoken
    orthoepy.
    • the pronunciation of Chinese is difficult for foreigners
    • that is the correct pronunciation

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bpdia

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john_macleod

  • noun Scottish physiologist who directed the research by F. G. Banting and C. H. Best that led to the discovery of insulin (1876-1935)
    John James Rickard Macleod; Macleod.

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viscous

  • adjective satellite having a relatively high resistance to flow
    syrupy.
  • adjective satellite having the sticky properties of an adhesive
    pasty; gluey; gummy; glutinous; sticky; mucilaginous; viscid.

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circulatory_system

  • noun the organs and tissues involved in circulating blood and lymph through the body
    cardiovascular system.

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rhythmic

  • adjective recurring with measured regularity
    rhythmical.
    • the rhythmic chiming of church bells"- John Galsworthy
    • rhythmical prose

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gaseous

  • adjective existing as or having characteristics of a gas
    • steam is water is the gaseous state

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form

  • noun the phonological or orthographic sound or appearance of a word that can be used to describe or identify something
    descriptor; word form; signifier.
    • the inflected forms of a word can be represented by a stem and a list of inflections to be attached
  • noun a category of things distinguished by some common characteristic or quality
    sort; kind; variety.
    • sculpture is a form of art
    • what kinds of desserts are there?

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stoddard

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volume

  • noun the amount of 3-dimensional space occupied by an object
    • the gas expanded to twice its original volume
  • noun the property of something that is great in magnitude
    bulk; mass.
    • it is cheaper to buy it in bulk
    • he received a mass of correspondence
    • the volume of exports

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hudson_hoagland

  • noun United States physiologist (1899-1982)
    Hoagland.

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e._h._weber

  • noun German physiologist who studied sensory responses to stimuli and is considered the father of psychophysics (1795-1878)
    Weber; Ernst Heinrich Weber.

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macleod

  • noun Scottish physiologist who directed the research by F. G. Banting and C. H. Best that led to the discovery of insulin (1876-1935)
    John James Rickard Macleod; John Macleod.

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adrian

  • noun Roman Emperor who was the adoptive son of Trajan; travelled throughout his empire to strengthen its frontiers and encourage learning and architecture; on a visit to Britain in 122 he ordered the construction of Hadrian's Wall (76-138)
    Publius Aelius Hadrianus; Hadrian.
  • noun English physiologist who conducted research into the function of neurons; 1st baron of Cambridge (1889-1997)
    Edgar Douglas Adrian; Baron Adrian.

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impedance

  • noun a material's opposition to the flow of electric current; measured in ohms
    resistivity; ohmic resistance; electric resistance; resistance; electrical resistance.

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circulation

  • noun the dissemination of copies of periodicals (as newspapers or magazines)
  • noun movement through a circuit; especially the movement of blood through the heart and blood vessels

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characteristic

  • noun a prominent attribute or aspect of something
    feature.
    • the map showed roads and other features
    • generosity is one of his best characteristics
  • noun a distinguishing quality

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inside

  • noun the region that is inside of something
    interior.
  • noun the inner or enclosed surface of something
    interior.

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j

  • noun a unit of electrical energy equal to the work done when a current of one ampere passes through a resistance of one ohm for one second
    watt second; joule.
  • noun the 10th letter of the Roman alphabet

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esophogeal

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similar

  • adjective marked by correspondence or resemblance
    • similar food at similar prices
    • problems similar to mine
    • they wore similar coats
  • adjective having the same or similar characteristics
    alike; like.
    • all politicians are alike
    • they looked utterly alike
    • friends are generally alike in background and taste

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average

  • noun a statistic describing the location of a distribution
    norm.
    • it set the norm for American homes
  • noun (sports) the ratio of successful performances to opportunities

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constant

  • noun a quantity that does not vary
    invariable; constant quantity.
  • noun a number representing a quantity assumed to have a fixed value in a specified mathematical context
    • the velocity of light is a constant

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aorta

  • noun the large trunk artery that carries blood from the left ventricle of the heart to branch arteries

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certain

  • adjective satellite definite but not specified or identified
    • set aside a certain sum each week
    • to a certain degree
    • certain breeds do not make good pets
    • certain members have not paid their dues
    • a certain popular teacher
    • a certain Mrs. Jones
  • adjective having or feeling no doubt or uncertainty; confident and assured
    sure.
    • felt certain of success
    • was sure (or certain) she had seen it
    • was very sure in his beliefs
    • sure of her friends

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sectional

  • noun a piece of furniture made up of sections that can be arranged individually or together
  • adjective relating to or based upon a section (i.e. as if cut through by an intersecting plane)
    • a sectional view
    • sectional drawings

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am

  • noun a radioactive transuranic metallic element; discovered by bombarding uranium with helium atoms
    atomic number 95; americium.
  • noun a master's degree in arts and sciences
    Artium Magister; MA; Master of Arts.

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textbook

  • noun a book prepared for use in schools or colleges
    text; text edition; school text; schoolbook.
    • his economics textbook is in its tenth edition
    • the professor wrote the text that he assigned students to buy
  • adjective satellite according to or characteristic of a casebook or textbook; typical
    casebook.
    • a casebook schizophrenic
    • a textbook example

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quantification

  • noun a limitation imposed on the variables of a proposition (as by the quantifiers `some' or `all' or `no')
  • noun the act of discovering or expressing the quantity of something

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heart_rate

  • noun the rate at which the heart beats; usually measured to obtain a quick evaluation of a person's health
    pulse rate; pulse.

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sheath

  • noun a protective covering (as for a knife or sword)
  • noun an enveloping structure or covering enclosing an animal or plant organ or part
    case.

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physical

  • adjective involving the body as distinguished from the mind or spirit
    • physical exercise
    • physical suffering
    • was sloppy about everything but her physical appearance
  • adjective relating to the sciences dealing with matter and energy; especially physics
    • physical sciences
    • physical laws

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arterial_pressure

  • noun the pressure of the circulating blood on the arteries
    • arterial pressure is the product of cardiac output and vascular resistance

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sramek

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windkessel

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other

  • adjective not the same one or ones already mentioned or implied
    • today isn't any other day"- the White Queen
    • the construction of highways and other public works
    • he asked for other employment
    • any other person would tell the truth
    • his other books are still in storage
    • then we looked at the other house
    • hearing was good in his other ear
    • the other sex
    • she lived on the other side of the street from me
    • went in the other direction
  • adjective satellite recently past
    • the other evening

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electrical

  • adjective relating to or concerned with electricity
    • an electrical engineer
    • electrical and mechanical engineering industries
  • adjective using or providing or producing or transmitting or operated by electricity
    electric.
    • electric current
    • electric wiring
    • electrical appliances
    • an electrical storm

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nr

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luigi_galvani

  • noun Italian physiologist noted for his discovery that frogs' muscles contracted in an electric field (which led to the galvanic cell) (1737-1798)
    Galvani.

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principle

  • noun a basic generalization that is accepted as true and that can be used as a basis for reasoning or conduct
    rule.
    • their principles of composition characterized all their works
  • noun a rule or standard especially of good behavior
    • a man of principle
    • he will not violate his principles

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john_haldane

  • noun Scottish physiologist and brother of Richard Haldane and Elizabeth Haldane; noted for research into industrial diseases (1860-1936)
    John Scott Haldane; Haldane.

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variation

  • noun an instance of change; the rate or magnitude of change
    fluctuation.
  • noun an activity that varies from a norm or standard
    variance.
    • any variation in his routine was immediately reported

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echocardiogr

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banting

  • noun Canadian physiologist who discovered insulin with C. H. Best and who used it to treat diabetes(1891-1941)
    Sir Frederick Grant Banting; F. G. Banting.
  • noun wild ox of the Malay Archipelago
    banteng; Bos banteng; tsine.

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vein

  • noun a blood vessel that carries blood from the capillaries toward the heart
    venous blood vessel; vena.
    • all veins except the pulmonary vein carry unaerated blood
  • noun a distinctive style or manner
    • he continued in this vein for several minutes

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john_scott_haldane

  • noun Scottish physiologist and brother of Richard Haldane and Elizabeth Haldane; noted for research into industrial diseases (1860-1936)
    Haldane; John Haldane.

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e

  • noun a fat-soluble vitamin that is essential for normal reproduction; an important antioxidant that neutralizes free radicals in the body
    tocopherol; vitamin E.
  • noun a radioactive transuranic element produced by bombarding plutonium with neutrons
    atomic number 99; einsteinium; Es.

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edgar_douglas_adrian

  • noun English physiologist who conducted research into the function of neurons; 1st baron of Cambridge (1889-1997)
    Baron Adrian; Adrian.

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anestesiol

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