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gatekeeper

  • noun someone who controls access to something
    • there are too many gatekeepers between the field officers and the chief
  • noun someone who guards an entrance
    ostiary; door guard; doorkeeper; doorman; porter; hall porter.

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commensal

  • noun either of two different animal or plant species living in close association but not interdependent
  • adjective living in a state of commensalism

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saver

  • noun someone who saves something from danger or violence
    recoverer; rescuer.
  • noun someone who saves (especially money)

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francis_galton

  • noun English scientist (cousin of Charles Darwin) who explored many fields including heredity, meteorology, statistics, psychology, and anthropology; founder of eugenics and first to use fingerprints for identification (1822-1911)
    Galton; Sir Francis Galton.

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yellow

  • noun yellow color or pigment; the chromatic color resembling the hue of sunflowers or ripe lemons
    yellowness.
  • verb turn yellow
    • The pages of the book began to yellow

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woods

  • noun the trees and other plants in a large densely wooded area
    wood; forest.
  • noun the hard fibrous lignified substance under the bark of trees
    wood.

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rust_fungus

  • noun any of various fungi causing rust disease in plants
    rust.

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cognitive_neuroscience

  • noun the branch of neuroscience that studies the biological foundations of mental phenomena

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physiological

  • adjective of or relating to the biological study of physiology
    • physiological psychology
    • Pavlov's physiological theories
  • adjective satellite of or consistent with an organism's normal functioning
    physiologic.
    • physiologic functions
    • physiological processes

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socializer

  • noun a person who takes part in social activities
    socialiser.

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microscopist

  • noun a scientist who specializes in research with the use of microscopes

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nonresident

  • noun someone who does not live in a particular place
    • described by an admiring nonresident as a green and pleasant land
  • adjective not living in a particular place or owned by permanent residents
    • nonresident students who commute to classes
    • nonresident real estate

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regional

  • adjective characteristic of a region
    • regional flora
  • adjective satellite related or limited to a particular region
    • a regional dialect

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eugenics

  • noun the study of methods of improving genetic qualities by selective breeding (especially as applied to human mating)

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jack

  • noun a small worthless amount
    diddlyshit; squat; shit; diddly-squat; diddly-shit; diddly; diddley; diddlysquat; doodly-squat.
    • you don't know jack
  • noun a man who serves as a sailor
    Jack-tar; tar; old salt; sea dog; seaman; gob; seafarer; mariner.

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exobiology

  • noun the branch of biology concerned with the effects of outer space on living organisms and the search for extraterrestrial life
    astrobiology; space biology.

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microbe

  • noun a minute life form (especially a disease-causing bacterium); the term is not in technical use
    bug; germ.

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biometry

  • noun a branch of biology that studies biological phenomena and observations by means of statistical analysis
    biometrics; biostatistics.

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slime_mold

  • noun a naked mass of protoplasm having characteristics of both plants and animals; sometimes classified as protoctists
    slime mould.

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scholar

  • noun a learned person (especially in the humanities); someone who by long study has gained mastery in one or more disciplines
    scholarly person; bookman; student.
  • noun someone (especially a child) who learns (as from a teacher) or takes up knowledge or beliefs
    assimilator; learner.

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investigator

  • noun a scientist who devotes himself to doing research
    researcher; research worker.
  • noun someone who investigates

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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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bacon

  • noun back and sides of a hog salted and dried or smoked; usually sliced thin and fried
  • noun English scientist and Franciscan monk who stressed the importance of experimentation; first showed that air is required for combustion and first used lenses to correct vision (1220-1292)
    Roger Bacon.

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relict

  • noun an organism or species surviving as a remnant of an otherwise extinct flora or fauna in an environment much changed from that in which it originated
  • noun geological feature that is a remnant of a pre-existing formation after other parts have disappeared

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vector

  • noun a variable quantity that can be resolved into components
  • noun a straight line segment whose length is magnitude and whose orientation in space is direction

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nondescript

  • noun a person is not easily classified and not very interesting
  • adjective satellite lacking distinct or individual characteristics; dull and uninteresting
    characterless.
    • women dressed in nondescript clothes
    • a nondescript novel

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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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kinsey

  • noun United States zoologist best known for his interview studies of sexual behavior (1894-1956)
    Alfred Charles Kinsey.

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frisch

  • noun British physicist (born in Austria) who with Lise Meitner recognized that Otto Hahn had produced a new kind of nuclear reaction which they named nuclear fission; Frisch described the explosive potential of a chain nuclear reaction (1904-1979)
    Otto Robert Frisch; Otto Frisch.
  • noun Norwegian economist noted for his work in econometrics (1895-1973)
    Ragnar Frisch; Ragnar Anton Kittil Frisch.

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ornamental

  • noun any plant grown for its beauty or ornamental value
  • adjective satellite serving an esthetic rather than a useful purpose
    decorative; cosmetic.
    • cosmetic fenders on cars
    • the buildings were utilitarian rather than decorative

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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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handicapped

  • noun people collectively who are crippled or otherwise physically handicapped
    disabled.
    • technology to help the elderly and the disabled
  • verb injure permanently
    handicap; disable; incapacitate; invalid.
    • He was disabled in a car accident

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second

  • noun 1/60 of a minute; the basic unit of time adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites
    sec; s.
  • noun an indefinitely short time
    moment; bit; mo; minute.
    • wait just a moment
    • in a mo
    • it only takes a minute
    • in just a bit

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ascomycetous

  • adjective related to or characteristic of fungi of the class Ascomycetes

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georges_cuvier

  • noun French naturalist known as the father of comparative anatomy (1769-1832)
    Baron Georges Cuvier; Cuvier; Georges Leopold Chretien Frederic Dagobert Cuvier.

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good_guy

  • noun any person who is on your side

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finger

  • noun any of the terminal members of the hand (sometimes excepting the thumb)
    • her fingers were long and thin
  • noun the length of breadth of a finger used as a linear measure
    finger's breadth; fingerbreadth; digit.

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socialiser

  • noun a person who takes part in social activities
    socializer.

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unskilled

  • adjective not having or showing or requiring special skill or proficiency
    • unskilled in the art of rhetoric
    • an enthusiastic but unskillful mountain climber
    • unskilled labor
    • workers in unskilled occupations are finding fewer and fewer job opportunities
    • unskilled workmanship
  • adjective satellite lacking professional skill or expertise
    amateurish; amateur; inexpert.
    • a very amateurish job
    • inexpert but conscientious efforts
    • an unskilled painting

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life_science

  • noun any of the branches of natural science dealing with the structure and behavior of living organisms
    bioscience.

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applier

  • noun a person who requests or seeks something such as assistance or employment or admission
    applicant.
  • noun a device for applying a substance
    applicator.

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drooler

  • noun a person who dribbles; he needs a bib"
    driveller; dribbler; slobberer.
    • that baby is a dribbler

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environmental_science

  • noun the branch of biology concerned with the relations between organisms and their environment
    bionomics; ecology.

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ustilaginoidea_virens

  • noun fungus causing green smut in rice
    green smut fungus.

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carrottop

  • noun someone who has red hair
    redhead; redheader; red-header.

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active

  • noun chemical agent capable of activity
    active agent.
  • noun the voice used to indicate that the grammatical subject of the verb is performing the action or causing the happening denoted by the verb
    active voice.
    • `The boy threw the ball' uses the active voice

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noncompliant

  • noun a person who refuses to comply
    balker; baulker.
  • adjective boldly resisting authority or an opposing force
    defiant.
    • brought up to be aggressive and defiant
    • a defiant attitude

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dry

  • noun a reformer who opposes the use of intoxicating beverages
    prohibitionist.
  • verb remove the moisture from and make dry
    dry out.
    • dry clothes
    • dry hair

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substance

  • noun the real physical matter of which a person or thing consists
    • DNA is the substance of our genes
  • noun the choicest or most essential or most vital part of some idea or experience
    kernel; center; centre; nitty-gritty; essence; sum; meat; heart; pith; nub; heart and soul; core; inwardness; marrow; gist.
    • the gist of the prosecutor's argument
    • the heart and soul of the Republican Party
    • the nub of the story

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daughter

  • noun a female human offspring
    girl.
    • her daughter cared for her in her old age

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venturer

  • noun a merchant who undertakes a trading venture (especially a venture that sends goods overseas)
    merchant-venturer.
  • noun a person who enjoys taking risks
    adventurer.

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cercospora_kopkei

  • noun fungus causing yellow spot (a sugarcane disease in Australia)
    yellow spot fungus.

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range_animal

  • noun any animal that lives and grazes in the grassy open land of western North America (especially horses, cattle, sheep)

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coesite

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golden

  • adjective satellite having the deep slightly brownish color of gold
    aureate; gilded; gilt; gold.
    • long aureate (or golden) hair
    • a gold carpet
  • adjective satellite marked by peace and prosperity
    halcyon; prosperous.
    • a golden era
    • the halcyon days of the clipper trade

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jew

  • noun a person belonging to the worldwide group claiming descent from Jacob (or converted to it) and connected by cultural or religious ties
    Israelite; Hebrew.

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biotech

  • noun the branch of molecular biology that studies the use of microorganisms to perform specific industrial processes
    biotechnology.
    • biotechnology produced genetically altered bacteria that solved the problem

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harvey

  • noun English physician and scientist who described the circulation of the blood; he later proposed that all animals originate from an ovum produced by the female of the species (1578-1657)
    William Harvey.

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pot_plant

  • noun a plant suitable for growing in a flowerpot (especially indoors)

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genomics

  • noun the branch of genetics that studies organisms in terms of their genomes (their full DNA sequences)

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sweater

  • noun a crocheted or knitted garment covering the upper part of the body
    jumper.
  • noun a person who perspires
    perspirer.

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chooser

  • noun a person who chooses or selects out
    picker; selector.

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linguistic_scientist

  • noun a specialist in linguistics
    linguist.

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charles_robert_darwin

  • noun English natural scientist who formulated a theory of evolution by natural selection (1809-1882)
    Darwin; Charles Darwin.

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true_puffball

  • noun any of various fungi of the family Lycoperdaceae whose round fruiting body discharges a cloud of spores when mature
    puffball.

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withholder

  • noun a person who refrains from granting
    • a withholder of payments
  • noun a person who restrains or checks or holds back

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wart

  • noun any small rounded protuberance (as on certain plants or animals)
  • noun an imperfection in someone or something that is suggestive of a wart (especially in smallness or unattractiveness)

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unraveler

  • noun a person who removes tangles; someone who takes something out of a tangled state
    disentangler; unraveller.

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adult

  • noun a fully developed person from maturity onward
    grownup.
  • noun any mature animal

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boomer

  • noun a member of the baby boom generation in the 1950s
    baby boomer.
    • they expanded the schools for a generation of baby boomers

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ward

  • noun a person who is under the protection or in the custody of another
  • noun a district into which a city or town is divided for the purpose of administration and elections

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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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metchnikov

  • noun Russian bacteriologist in France who formulated the theory of phagocytosis (1845-1916)
    Metchnikoff; Elie Metchnikoff; Elie Metchnikov; Ilya Ilich Metchnikov.

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sir_charles_scott_sherrington

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

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flora

  • noun all the plant life in a particular region or period
    botany; vegetation.
    • Pleistocene vegetation
    • the flora of southern California
    • the botany of China
  • noun (botany) a living organism lacking the power of locomotion
    plant; plant life.

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work

  • noun activity directed toward making or doing something
    • she checked several points needing further work
  • noun a product produced or accomplished through the effort or activity or agency of a person or thing
    piece of work.
    • it is not regarded as one of his more memorable works
    • the symphony was hailed as an ingenious work
    • he was indebted to the pioneering work of John Dewey
    • the work of an active imagination
    • erosion is the work of wind or water over time

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stigmatist

  • noun a person whose body is marked by religious stigmata (such as marks resembling the wounds of the crucified Christ)
    stigmatic.

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archaist

  • noun a person who archaizes
  • noun an expert or collector of antiquities
    antiquary; antiquarian.

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root

  • noun (botany) the usually underground organ that lacks buds or leaves or nodes; absorbs water and mineral salts; usually it anchors the plant to the ground
  • noun the place where something begins, where it springs into being
    origin; beginning; rootage; source.
    • the Italian beginning of the Renaissance
    • Jupiter was the origin of the radiation
    • Pittsburgh is the source of the Ohio River
    • communism's Russian root

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medical_science

  • noun the science of dealing with the maintenance of health and the prevention and treatment of disease

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polyless

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fomes_igniarius

  • noun fungus used in the preparation of punk for fuses
    agaric.

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charles_darwin

  • noun English natural scientist who formulated a theory of evolution by natural selection (1809-1882)
    Charles Robert Darwin; Darwin.

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black_root_rot_fungus

  • noun fungus causing black root rot in apples
    Xylaria mali.

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ostrich

  • noun a person who refuses to face reality or recognize the truth (a reference to the popular notion that the ostrich hides from danger by burying its head in the sand)
  • noun fast-running African flightless bird with two-toed feet; largest living bird
    Struthio camelus.

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monocarp

  • noun a plant that bears fruit once and dies
    monocarpic plant; monocarpous plant.

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blastomere

  • noun any cell resulting from cleavage of a fertilized egg

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machine

  • noun any mechanical or electrical device that transmits or modifies energy to perform or assist in the performance of human tasks
  • noun an efficient person
    • the boxer was a magnificent fighting machine

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scientific_discipline

  • noun a particular branch of scientific knowledge
    science.
    • the science of genetics

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vaterite

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cuvier

  • noun French naturalist known as the father of comparative anatomy (1769-1832)
    Baron Georges Cuvier; Georges Cuvier; Georges Leopold Chretien Frederic Dagobert Cuvier.

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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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free_spirit

  • noun someone acting freely or even irresponsibly
    free agent; freewheeler.

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food_cycle

  • noun (ecology) a community of organisms where there are several interrelated food chains
    food web.

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third

  • noun one of three equal parts of a divisible whole
    tierce; one-third.
    • it contains approximately a third of the minimum daily requirement
  • noun the fielding position of the player on a baseball team who is stationed near the third of the bases in the infield (counting counterclockwise from home plate)
    third base.
    • he is playing third

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cytogenetics

  • noun the branch of biology that studies the cellular aspects of heredity (especially the chromosomes)

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fictional

  • adjective related to or involving literary fiction
    • clever fictional devices
    • a fictional treatment of the train robbery
  • adjective satellite formed or conceived by the imagination
    fictitious; fabricated; fancied.
    • a fabricated excuse for his absence
    • a fancied wrong
    • a fictional character

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agassiz

  • noun United States naturalist (born in Switzerland) who studied fossil fish; recognized geological evidence that ice ages had occurred in North America (1807-1873)
    Louis Agassiz; Jean Louis Rodolphe Agassiz.

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phytologist

  • noun a biologist specializing in the study of plants
    botanist; plant scientist.

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green

  • noun green color or pigment; resembling the color of growing grass
    viridity; greenness.
  • noun a piece of open land for recreational use in an urban area
    park; commons; common.
    • they went for a walk in the park

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capitalist

  • noun a conservative advocate of capitalism
  • noun a person who invests capital in a business (especially a large business)

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inhabitant

  • noun a person who inhabits a particular place
    indweller; habitant; dweller; denizen.

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romper

  • noun a person who romps or frolics
  • noun a one-piece garment for children to wear at play; the lower part is shaped like bloomers
    romper suit.

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squint

  • noun abnormal alignment of one or both eyes
    strabismus.
  • noun the act of squinting; looking with the eyes partly closed

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parasitic_plant

  • noun plant living on another plant and obtaining organic nutriment from it

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varment

  • noun any usually predatory wild animal considered undesirable; e.g., coyote
    varmint.

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alternation

  • noun successive change from one thing or state to another and back again
    • a trill is a rapid alternation between the two notes

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mixed-blood

  • noun a person whose ancestors belonged to two or more races

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domesticated_animal

  • noun any of various animals that have been tamed and made fit for a human environment
    domestic animal.

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ectotherm

  • noun an animal whose body temperature varies with the temperature of its surroundings; any animal except birds and mammals
    poikilotherm.

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acaryote

  • noun a cell without a nucleus (as an erythrocyte)
    akaryote; akaryocyte.

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blastema

  • noun a mass of undifferentiated cells from which an organ or body part develops

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welcomer

  • noun a person who greets
    greeter; saluter.
    • the newcomers were met by smiling greeters
  • adjective giving pleasure or satisfaction or received with pleasure or freely granted
    welcome.
    • a welcome relief
    • a welcome guest
    • made the children feel welcome
    • you are welcome to join us

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j._b._s._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; Haldane.

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signatory

  • noun someone who signs and is bound by a document
    signer.

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haeckel

  • noun German biologist and philosopher; advocated Darwinism and formulated the theory of recapitulation; was an exponent of materialistic monism (1834-1919)
    Ernst Heinrich Haeckel.

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primatology

  • noun the branch of zoology that studies primates

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vocaliser

  • noun an organism that can utter vocal sounds
    vocalizer; utterer.
    • an utterer of foul oaths
    • is the giraffe a vocalizer?
  • noun a person who sings
    singer; vocalizer; vocalist.

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counterterrorist

  • noun someone who attempts to prevent terrorism
  • adjective intended to prevent terrorism
    counterterror.
    • the government took counterterror measures

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conspecific

  • noun an organism belonging to the same species as another organism
  • adjective belonging to the same species
    • cultivated cabbage and wild cabbage are conspecific

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coffee

  • noun a beverage consisting of an infusion of ground coffee beans
    java.
    • he ordered a cup of coffee
  • noun any of several small trees and shrubs native to the tropical Old World yielding coffee beans
    coffee tree.

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driveller

  • noun someone whose talk is trivial drivel
    jabberer.
  • noun a person who dribbles; he needs a bib"
    dribbler; drooler; slobberer.
    • that baby is a dribbler

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splitter

  • noun a worker who splits fish and removes the backbone
  • noun a taxonomist who classifies organisms into many groups on the basis of relatively minor characteristics
    divider.

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malacology

  • noun the branch of zoology that studies the structure and behavior of mollusks

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entomology

  • noun the branch of zoology that studies insects
    bugology.

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alexandre_yersin

  • noun French bacteriologist born in Switzerland; was a student of Pasteur; discovered the plague bacillus (1863-1943)
    Yersin; Alexandre Emile Jean Yersin.

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radiobiology

  • noun the branch of biology that studies the effects of radiation on living organisms

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good_person

  • noun a person who is good to other people

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structural

  • adjective relating to or caused by structure, especially political or economic structure
    • structural unemployment in a technological society
  • adjective relating to or having or characterized by structure
    • structural engineer
    • structural errors
    • structural simplicity

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polypile

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unskilled_person

  • noun a person who lacks technical training

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naturalist

  • noun an advocate of the doctrine that the world can be understood in scientific terms
  • noun a biologist knowledgeable about natural history (especially botany and zoology)
    natural scientist.

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moneran

  • noun organisms that typically reproduce by asexual budding or fission and whose nutritional mode is absorption or photosynthesis or chemosynthesis
    moneron.
  • adjective of or relating to the Monera

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varmint

  • noun an irritating or obnoxious person
    vermin.
  • noun any usually predatory wild animal considered undesirable; e.g., coyote
    varment.

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thielavia_basicola

  • noun fungus causing brown root rot in plants of the pea and potato and cucumber families
    brown root rot fungus.

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physiological_anatomy

  • noun the study of anatomy in its relation to function
    morphophysiology; functional anatomy.

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plant_scientist

  • noun a biologist specializing in the study of plants
    phytologist; botanist.

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carrel

  • noun French surgeon and biologist who developed a way to suture and graft blood vessels (1873-1944)
    Alexis Carrel.
  • noun small individual study area in a library
    stall; cubicle; carrell.

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zygote

  • noun (genetics) the diploid cell resulting from the union of a haploid spermatozoon and ovum (including the organism that develops from that cell)
    fertilized ovum.

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histocompatibility

  • noun condition in which the cells of one tissue can survive in the presence of cells of another tissue
    • a successful graft or transplant requires a high degree of histocompatibility

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mangler

  • noun a person who mutilates or destroys or disfigures or cripples
    mutilator; maimer.

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collector

  • noun a person who collects things
    aggregator.
  • noun a person who is employed to collect payments (as for rent or taxes)
    gatherer; accumulator.

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saprolegnia_ferax

  • noun a fungus that attacks living fish and tadpoles and spawn causing white fungus disease: a coating of white hyphae on especially peripheral parts (as fins)
    white fungus.

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extrovert

  • noun (psychology) a person concerned more with practical realities than with inner thoughts and feelings
    extravert.
  • adjective satellite being concerned with the social and physical environment
    extroverted; extravertive; extrovertive; extravert; extraverted.

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autotroph

  • noun plant capable of synthesizing its own food from simple organic substances
    autophytic plant; autotrophic organism; autophyte.

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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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fugitive

  • noun someone who flees from an uncongenial situation
    runaway; fleer.
    • fugitives from the sweatshops
  • noun someone who is sought by law officers; someone trying to elude justice
    fugitive from justice.

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free

  • noun people who are free
    free people.
    • the home of the free and the brave
  • verb grant freedom to; free from confinement
    unloosen; unloose; loose; release; liberate.

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trofim_denisovich_lysenko

  • noun Soviet geneticist whose adherence to Lamarck's theory of evolution was favored by Stalin (1898-1976)
    Lysenko.

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shell_collecting

  • noun the collection and study of mollusc shells
    conchology.

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aboriginal

  • noun an indigenous person who was born in a particular place
    indigen; indigene; aborigine; native.
    • the art of the natives of the northwest coast
    • the Canadian government scrapped plans to tax the grants to aboriginal college students
  • noun a dark-skinned member of a race of people living in Australia when Europeans arrived
    Aborigine; Australian Aborigine; native Australian; Abo.

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congener

  • noun a minor chemical constituent that gives a wine or liquor its distinctive character
  • noun an animal or plant that bears a relationship to another (as related by common descent or by membership in the same genus)
    relative; congeneric; congenator.

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color-blind_person

  • noun a person unable to distinguish differences in hue

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somebody

  • noun a human being
    someone; soul; person; individual; mortal.
    • there was too much for one person to do

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researcher

  • noun a scientist who devotes himself to doing research
    investigator; research worker.

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phycology

  • noun the branch of botany that studies algae
    algology.

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domestic_partner

  • noun a person (not necessarily a spouse) with whom you cohabit and share a long-term sexual relationship
    spousal equivalent; spouse equivalent; significant other.

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heterotroph

  • noun an organism that depends on complex organic substances for nutrition

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unperson

  • noun a person regarded as nonexistent and having no rights; a person whose existence is systematically ignored (especially for ideological or political reasons)
    nonperson.
    • the former senator is treated as a nonperson by this administration
    • George Orwell predicted that political dissidents would be treated as unpersons

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radiologic_technologist

  • noun a scientist trained in radiological technology

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comforter

  • noun commiserates with someone who has had misfortune
    sympathizer; sympathiser.
  • noun a person who reduces the intensity (e.g., of fears) and calms and pacifies
    allayer; reliever.
    • a reliever of anxiety
    • an allayer of fears

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discriminator

  • noun a person who (or that which) differentiates
    differentiator.

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medical_scientist

  • noun a scientist who studies disease processes

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annual_ring

  • noun an annual formation of wood in plants as they grow
    growth ring.

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needer

  • noun a person who wants or needs something
    wanter.
    • an owner of many things and needer of none

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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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lentinus

  • noun a genus of fungus belonging to the family Tricholomataceae
    genus Lentinus.

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critter

  • noun a regional term for `creature' (especially for domestic animals)

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monohybrid

  • noun a hybrid produced by crossing parents that are homozygous except for a single gene locus that has two alleles (as in Mendel's experiments with garden peas)

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loved_one

  • noun a person who you love, usually a member of your family

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rectifier

  • noun electrical device that transforms alternating into direct current
  • noun a person who corrects or sets right
    • a rectifier of prejudices

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bird_watcher

  • noun a zoologist who studies birds
    ornithologist.
  • noun a person who identifies and studies birds in their natural habitats
    birder.

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nonpartisan

  • noun a person who is nonpartisan
    nonpartizan.
  • adjective free from party affiliation or bias
    nonpartizan.

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gambler

  • noun a person who wagers money on the outcome of games or sporting events
  • noun someone who risks loss or injury in the hope of gain or excitement
    risk taker.

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spoiler

  • noun a candidate with no chance of winning but who may draw enough votes to prevent one of the leading candidates from winning
  • noun someone who takes spoils or plunder (as in war)
    looter; despoiler; plunderer; pillager; freebooter; raider.

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coward

  • noun a person who shows fear or timidity
  • noun English dramatist and actor and composer noted for his witty and sophisticated comedies (1899-1973)
    Noel Coward; Sir Noel Pierce Coward.

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femaleness

  • noun the properties characteristic of the female sex
    feminineness.

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paleozoology

  • noun the study of fossil animals
    palaeozoology.

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functional_genomics

  • noun the branch of genomics that determines the biological function of the genes and their products

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abstinent

  • noun a person who refrains from drinking intoxicating beverages
    abstainer; nondrinker.
  • adjective satellite self-restraining; not indulging an appetite especially for food or drink
    abstentious.
    • not totally abstinent but abstemious

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modern

  • noun a contemporary person
  • noun a typeface (based on an 18th century design by Gianbattista Bodoni) distinguished by regular shape and hairline serifs and heavy downstrokes
    Bodoni font; modern font; Bodoni.

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crab

  • noun decapod having eyes on short stalks and a broad flattened carapace with a small abdomen folded under the thorax and pincers
  • noun a quarrelsome grouch
    crabby person.

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sounding

  • noun a measure of the depth of water taken with a sounding line
  • noun the act of measuring depth of water (usually with a sounding line)

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laugher

  • noun a person who is laughing or who laughs easily
  • noun an easy victory
    romp; blowout; runaway; walkaway; shoo-in.

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septobasidium_pseudopedicellatum

  • noun fungus that frequently encircles twigs and branches of various trees especially citrus trees in southern United States
    felt fungus.

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handicapped_person

  • noun a person who has some condition that markedly restricts their ability to function physically or mentally or socially

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baron_friedrich_heinrich_alexander_von_humboldt

  • noun German naturalist who explored Central and South America and provided a comprehensive description of the physical universe (1769-1859)
    Baron Alexander von Humboldt; Humboldt.

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hatch

  • noun the production of young from an egg
    hatching.
  • noun shading consisting of multiple crossing lines
    crosshatch; hachure; hatching.

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extravert

  • noun (psychology) a person concerned more with practical realities than with inner thoughts and feelings
    extrovert.
  • adjective satellite being concerned with the social and physical environment
    extroverted; extravertive; extrovertive; extraverted; extrovert.

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hideyo_noguchi

  • noun United States bacteriologist (born in Japan) who discovered the cause of yellow fever and syphilis (1876-1928)
    Noguchi.

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object

  • noun a tangible and visible entity; an entity that can cast a shadow
    physical object.
    • it was full of rackets, balls and other objects
  • noun the goal intended to be attained (and which is believed to be attainable)
    aim; objective; target.
    • the sole object of her trip was to see her children

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anatomy

  • noun the branch of morphology that deals with the structure of animals
    general anatomy.
  • noun alternative names for the body of a human being
    form; figure; flesh; soma; frame; physique; material body; shape; chassis; build; human body; physical body; bod.
    • Leonardo studied the human body
    • he has a strong physique
    • the spirit is willing but the flesh is weak

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sherrington

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

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ejector

  • noun a person who ousts or supplants someone else
    ouster.
  • noun a mechanism in a firearm that ejects the empty shell case after firing
    cartridge ejector.

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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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clumsy_person

  • noun a person with poor motor coordination

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gametocyte

  • noun an immature animal or plant cell that develops into a gamete by meiosis

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bodybuilder

  • noun someone who does special exercises to develop a brawny musculature
    muscleman; muscle builder; muscle-builder; musclebuilder.

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hoagland

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

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aquatic

  • noun a plant that lives in or on water
  • adjective relating to or consisting of or being in water
    • an aquatic environment

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elie_metchnikoff

  • noun Russian bacteriologist in France who formulated the theory of phagocytosis (1845-1916)
    Metchnikoff; Elie Metchnikov; Metchnikov; Ilya Ilich Metchnikov.

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tempter

  • noun a person who tempts others
    • Satan is the great tempter of mankind

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dupe

  • noun a person who is tricked or swindled
    victim.
  • verb fool or hoax
    fool; put on; gull; take in; befool; put one over; cod; put one across; slang.
    • The immigrant was duped because he trusted everyone
    • You can't fool me!

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pardoner

  • noun a person who pardons or forgives or excuses a fault or offense
    excuser; forgiver.
  • noun a medieval cleric who raised money for the church by selling papal indulgences

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earth

  • noun the 3rd planet from the sun; the planet we live on
    globe; world.
    • the Earth moves around the sun
    • he sailed around the world
  • noun the loose soft material that makes up a large part of the land surface
    ground.
    • they dug into the earth outside the church

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expectorator

  • noun a person who spits (ejects saliva or phlegm from the mouth)
    spitter.
  • noun a medicine promoting expectoration
    expectorant.

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toucher

  • noun a person who causes or allows a part of the body to come in contact with someone or something

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squirmer

  • noun one who can't stay still (especially a child)
    wiggler; wriggler.
    • the toddler was a real wiggler on plane trips

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herbivore

  • noun any animal that feeds chiefly on grass and other plants
    • horses are herbivores
    • the sauropod dinosaurs were apparently herbivores

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lepidoptery

  • noun the branch of entomology dealing with Lepidoptera
    lepidopterology.

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cripple

  • noun someone who is unable to walk normally because of an injury or disability to the legs or back
  • verb deprive of strength or efficiency; make useless or worthless
    stultify.
    • This measure crippled our efforts
    • Their behavior stultified the boss's hard work

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rich

  • noun people who have possessions and wealth (considered as a group)
    rich people.
    • only the very rich benefit from this legislation
  • adjective possessing material wealth
    • her father is extremely rich
    • many fond hopes are pinned on rich uncles

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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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smut

  • noun a black colloidal substance consisting wholly or principally of amorphous carbon and used to make pigments and ink
    soot; crock; lampblack; carbon black.
  • noun destructive diseases of plants (especially cereal grasses) caused by fungi that produce black powdery masses of spores

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smut_fungus

  • noun any fungus of the order Ustilaginales
    smut.

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ecologist

  • noun a biologist who studies the relation between organisms and their environment

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georg_wilhelm_steller

  • noun German naturalist (1709-1746)
    Steller.

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yielder

  • noun a person who yields or surrenders
    surrenderer.

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botanical

  • noun a drug made from part of a plant (as the bark or root or leaves)
  • adjective of or relating to plants or botany
    botanic.
    • botanical garden

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segregate

  • noun someone who is or has been segregated
  • verb separate by race or religion; practice a policy of racial segregation
    • This neighborhood is segregated
    • We don't segregate in this county

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indigen

  • noun an indigenous person who was born in a particular place
    aboriginal; indigene; aborigine; native.
    • the art of the natives of the northwest coast
    • the Canadian government scrapped plans to tax the grants to aboriginal college students

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bad

  • noun that which is below standard or expectations as of ethics or decency
    badness.
    • take the bad with the good
  • adjective having undesirable or negative qualities
    • a bad report card
    • his sloppy appearance made a bad impression
    • a bad little boy
    • clothes in bad shape
    • a bad cut
    • bad luck
    • the news was very bad
    • the reviews were bad
    • the pay is bad
    • it was a bad light for reading
    • the movie was a bad choice

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linguist

  • noun a specialist in linguistics
    linguistic scientist.
  • noun a person who speaks more than one language
    polyglot.

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saprobe

  • noun an organism that lives in and derives its nourishment from organic matter in stagnant or foul water

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linnaeus

  • noun Swedish botanist who proposed the modern system of biological nomenclature (1707-1778)
    Karl Linne; Carolus Linnaeus; Carl von Linne.

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observer

  • noun a person who becomes aware (of things or events) through the senses
    percipient; perceiver; beholder.
  • noun an expert who observes and comments on something
    commentator.

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gasteromycete

  • noun any fungus of the class Gasteromycetes
    gastromycete.

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swammerdam

  • noun Dutch naturalist and microscopist who proposed a classification of insects and who was among the first to recognize cells in animals and was the first to see red blood cells (1637-1680)
    Jan Swammerdam.

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money_dealer

  • noun a person who receives or invests or pays out money
    money handler.

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gametophyte

  • noun the gamete-bearing individual or phase in the life cycle of a plant having alternation of generations

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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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subject

  • noun the subject matter of a conversation or discussion
    topic; theme.
    • he didn't want to discuss that subject
    • it was a very sensitive topic
    • his letters were always on the theme of love
  • noun something (a person or object or scene) selected by an artist or photographer for graphic representation
    content; depicted object.
    • a moving picture of a train is more dramatic than a still picture of the same subject

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exponent

  • noun a person who pleads for a cause or propounds an idea
    advocator; proponent; advocate.
  • noun someone who expounds and interprets or explains

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polymorphous

  • adjective relating to the crystallization of a compound in two or more different forms
    polymorphic.
    • polymorphous crystallization
  • adjective relating to the occurrence of more than one kind of individual (independent of sexual differences) in an interbreeding population
    polymorphic.
    • a polymorphic species

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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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insectivore

  • noun small insect-eating mainly nocturnal terrestrial or fossorial mammals
  • noun any organism that feeds mainly on insects

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flowering

  • noun the time and process of budding and unfolding of blossoms
    efflorescence; blossoming; florescence; anthesis; inflorescence.
  • noun a developmental process
    unfolding.
    • the flowering of antebellum culture

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linkage

  • noun an associative relation
  • noun (genetics) traits that tend to be inherited together as a consequence of an association between their genes; all of the genes of a given chromosome are linked (where one goes they all go)
    gene linkage.

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topology

  • noun topographic study of a given place (especially the history of the place as indicated by its topography)
    • Greenland's topology has been shaped by the glaciers of the ice age
  • noun the study of anatomy based on regions or divisions of the body and emphasizing the relations between various structures (muscles and nerves and arteries etc.) in that region
    regional anatomy; topographic anatomy.

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oceanographer

  • noun a scientist who studies physical and biological aspects of the seas

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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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adventurer

  • noun a person who enjoys taking risks
    venturer.
  • noun someone who travels into little known regions (especially for some scientific purpose)
    explorer.

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jelly

  • noun an edible jelly (sweet or pungent) made with gelatin and used as a dessert or salad base or a coating for foods
    gelatin.
  • noun a preserve made of the jelled juice of fruit

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microflora

  • noun microscopic plants; bacteria are often considered to be microflora

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life_cycle

  • noun a series of stages through which an organism passes between recurrences of a primary stage
  • noun the course of developmental changes in an organism from fertilized zygote to maturity when another zygote can be produced

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gemini

  • noun (astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in Gemini
    Twin.
  • noun a zodiacal constellation in the northern hemisphere between Taurus and Cancer on the ecliptic

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archespore

  • noun primitive cell or group of cells from which a mother cell develops
    archesporium.

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intestinal_flora

  • noun harmless microorganisms (as Escherichia coli) that inhabit the intestinal tract and are essential for its normal functioning

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and

A particle which expresses the relation of connection or addition. It is used to conjoin a word with a word, a clause with a clause, or a sentence with a sentence. (a) It is sometimes used emphatically; as, "there are women and women," that is, two very different sorts of women. (b) By a rhetorical figure, notions, one of which is modificatory of the other, are connected by and; as, "the tediousness and process of my travel," that is, the tedious process, etc.; "thy fair and outward character," that is, thy outwardly fair character, Schmidt's Shak. Lex.

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monad

  • noun (chemistry) an atom having a valence of one
  • noun a singular metaphysical entity from which material properties are said to derive
    monas.

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apprehender

  • noun a person who knows or apprehends
    knower.
  • noun a person who seizes or arrests (especially a person who seizes or arrests in the name of justice)

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lorenz_okenfuss

  • noun German naturalist whose speculations that plants and animals are made up of tiny living `infusoria' led to the cell theory (1779-1851)
    Okenfuss; Lorenz Oken; Oken.

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sex_cell

  • noun a spermatozoon or an ovum; a cell responsible for transmitting DNA to the next generation
    reproductive cell; germ cell.

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blonde

  • noun a person with fair skin and hair
    blond.
  • noun a light grayish yellow to near white
    blond.

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weight_gainer

  • noun a person who gains weight
    gainer.

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copycat

  • noun someone who copies the words or behavior of another
    aper; ape; imitator; emulator.

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shiitake

  • noun edible east Asian mushroom having a golden or dark brown to blackish cap and an inedible stipe
    Chinese black mushroom; Oriental black mushroom; shiitake mushroom; Lentinus edodes; golden oak mushroom.

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waker

  • noun someone who rouses others from sleep
    arouser; rouser.
  • noun a person who awakes
    • an early waker

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einthoven

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

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life

  • noun a characteristic state or mode of living
    • social life
    • city life
    • real life
  • noun the experience of being alive; the course of human events and activities
    living.
    • he could no longer cope with the complexities of life

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ascomycetous_fungus

  • noun any fungus of the class Ascomycetes (or subdivision Ascomycota) in which the spores are formed inside an ascus
    ascomycete.

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mushroom

  • noun common name for an edible agaric (contrasting with the inedible toadstool)
  • noun mushrooms and related fleshy fungi (including toadstools, puffballs, morels, coral fungi, etc.)

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second-rater

  • noun a person of second-rate ability or value
    mediocrity.
    • a team of aging second-raters
    • shone among the mediocrities who surrounded him

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phytoplankton

  • noun photosynthetic or plant constituent of plankton; mainly unicellular algae

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worker

  • noun a person who works at a specific occupation
    • he is a good worker
  • noun a member of the working class (not necessarily employed)
    proletarian; prole.
    • workers of the world--unite!

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child

  • noun a young person of either sex
    tiddler; nipper; tyke; small fry; nestling; youngster; fry; shaver; tike; minor; kid.
    • she writes books for children
    • they're just kids
    • `tiddler' is a British term for youngster
  • noun a human offspring (son or daughter) of any age
    kid.
    • they had three children
    • they were able to send their kids to college

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cytogeneticist

  • noun a geneticist who specializes in the cellular components associated with heredity

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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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applied

  • adjective concerned with concrete problems or data rather than with fundamental principles
    • applied physics
    • applied psychology
    • technical problems in medicine, engineering, economics and other applied disciplines"- Sidney Hook
  • verb put into service; make work or employ for a particular purpose or for its inherent or natural purpose
    employ; apply; use; utilize; utilise.
    • use your head!
    • we only use Spanish at home
    • I can't use this tool
    • Apply a magnetic field here
    • This thinking was applied to many projects
    • How do you utilize this tool?
    • I apply this rule to get good results
    • use the plastic bags to store the food
    • He doesn't know how to use a computer

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baulker

  • noun a person who refuses to comply
    balker; noncompliant.

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air

  • noun a mixture of gases (especially oxygen) required for breathing; the stuff that the wind consists of
    • air pollution
    • a smell of chemicals in the air
    • open a window and let in some air
    • I need some fresh air
  • noun the region above the ground
    • her hand stopped in mid air
    • he threw the ball into the air

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cline

  • noun American geneticist who succeeded in transferring a functioning gene from one mouse to another (born in 1934)
    Martin Cline.

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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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doormat

  • noun a person who is physically weak and ineffectual
    weakling; wuss.
  • noun a mat placed outside an exterior door for wiping the shoes before entering
    welcome mat.

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pyramid

  • noun a polyhedron having a polygonal base and triangular sides with a common vertex
  • noun (stock market) a series of transactions in which the speculator increases his holdings by using the rising market value of those holdings as margin for further purchases

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outdoorsman

  • noun a person who spends time outdoors (e.g., hunting or fishing)

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food_pyramid

  • noun (ecology) a hierarchy of food chains with the principal predator at the top; each level preys on the level below

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player

  • noun a person who participates in or is skilled at some game
    participant.
  • noun someone who plays a musical instrument (as a profession)
    musician; instrumentalist.

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in

  • noun a unit of length equal to one twelfth of a foot
    inch.
  • noun a rare soft silvery metallic element; occurs in small quantities in sphalerite
    indium; atomic number 49.

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comparative

  • noun the comparative form of an adjective or adverb
    comparative degree.
    • `faster' is the comparative of the adjective `fast'
    • `less famous' is the comparative degree of the adjective `famous'
    • `more surely' is the comparative of the adverb `surely'
  • adjective relating to or based on or involving comparison
    • comparative linguistics

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mouse

  • noun any of numerous small rodents typically resembling diminutive rats having pointed snouts and small ears on elongated bodies with slender usually hairless tails
  • noun a swollen bruise caused by a blow to the eye
    black eye; shiner.

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air_plant

  • noun plant that derives moisture and nutrients from the air and rain; usually grows on another plant but not parasitic on it
    aerophyte; epiphytic plant; epiphyte.

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make

  • noun a recognizable kind
    brand.
    • there's a new brand of hero in the movies now
    • what make of car is that?
  • noun the act of mixing cards haphazardly
    shuffle; shuffling.

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craniology

  • noun the scientific study of the skulls of various human races

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unfortunate

  • noun a person who suffers misfortune
    unfortunate person.
  • adjective not favored by fortune; marked or accompanied by or resulting in ill fortune
    • an unfortunate turn of events
    • an unfortunate decision
    • unfortunate investments
    • an unfortunate night for all concerned

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lightning_rod

  • noun someone who is a frequent target of negative reactions and serves to distract attention from another
  • noun a metallic conductor that is attached to a high point and leads to the ground; protects the building from destruction by lightning
    lightning conductor.

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decedent

  • noun someone who is no longer alive
    dead person; departed; deceased person; dead soul; deceased.
    • I wonder what the dead person would have done

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greeter

  • noun a person who greets
    saluter; welcomer.
    • the newcomers were met by smiling greeters

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cycle

  • noun an interval during which a recurring sequence of events occurs
    round; rhythm.
    • the never-ending cycle of the seasons
  • noun a series of poems or songs on the same theme
    • Schubert's song cycles

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changer

  • noun a person who changes something
    modifier.
    • an inveterate changer of the menu
  • noun an automatic mechanical device on a record player that causes new records to be played without manual intervention
    auto-changer; record changer.

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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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mother

  • noun a woman who has given birth to a child (also used as a term of address to your mother)
    female parent.
    • the mother of three children
  • noun a stringy slimy substance consisting of yeast cells and bacteria; forms during fermentation and is added to cider or wine to produce vinegar

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left

  • noun location near or direction toward the left side; i.e. the side to the north when a person or object faces east
    • she stood on the left
  • noun those who support varying degrees of social or political or economic change designed to promote the public welfare
    left wing.

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departed

  • noun someone who is no longer alive
    dead person; decedent; deceased person; dead soul; deceased.
    • I wonder what the dead person would have done
  • verb move away from a place into another direction
    go; go away; depart.
    • Go away before I start to cry
    • The train departs at noon

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biostatistics

  • noun a branch of biology that studies biological phenomena and observations by means of statistical analysis
    biometrics; biometry.

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dietetics

  • noun the scientific study of food preparation and intake

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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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poikilotherm

  • noun an animal whose body temperature varies with the temperature of its surroundings; any animal except birds and mammals
    ectotherm.

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bad_person

  • noun a person who does harm to others

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victim

  • noun an unfortunate person who suffers from some adverse circumstance
  • noun a person who is tricked or swindled
    dupe.

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fact

  • noun a piece of information about circumstances that exist or events that have occurred
    • first you must collect all the facts of the case
  • noun a statement or assertion of verified information about something that is the case or has happened
    • he supported his argument with an impressive array of facts

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myrmecophyte

  • noun plant that affords shelter or food to ants that live in symbiotic relations with it

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candidate

  • noun a politician who is running for public office
    nominee; campaigner.
  • noun someone who is considered for something (for an office or prize or honor etc.)
    prospect.

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aquarius

  • noun (astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in Aquarius
    Water Bearer.
  • noun a zodiacal constellation in the southern hemisphere; between Capricornus and Pisces

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scorpio

  • noun (astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in Scorpio
    Scorpion.
  • noun a large zodiacal constellation between Libra and Sagittarius
    Scorpius.

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board

  • noun a committee having supervisory powers
    • the board has seven members
  • noun a stout length of sawn timber; made in a wide variety of sizes and used for many purposes
    plank.

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innocent

  • noun a person who lacks knowledge of evil
    inexperienced person.
  • adjective free from evil or guilt
    clean-handed; guiltless.
    • an innocent child
    • the principle that one is innocent until proved guilty

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prison

  • noun a correctional institution where persons are confined while on trial or for punishment
    prison house.
  • noun a prisonlike situation; a place of seeming confinement
    prison house.

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contestant

  • noun a person who participates in competitions
  • noun a person who dissents from some established policy
    objector; dissident; dissenter; protester.

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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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zooplankton

  • noun animal constituent of plankton; mainly small crustaceans and fish larvae

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tonegawa_susumu

  • noun Japanese molecular biologist noted for his studies of how the immune system produces antibodies (born in 1939)

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six-footer

  • noun a person who is at least six feet tall

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lorchel

  • noun a large fungus of the family Helvellaceae

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birth

  • noun the time when something begins (especially life)
    • they divorced after the birth of the child
    • his election signaled the birth of a new age
  • noun the event of being born
    nativity; nascency; nascence.
    • they celebrated the birth of their first child

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scavenger

  • noun a chemical agent that is added to a chemical mixture to counteract the effects of impurities
  • noun someone who collects things that have been discarded by others
    pack rat; magpie.

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nude

  • noun a painting of a naked human figure
    nude painting.
  • noun without clothing (especially in the phrase `in the nude')
    • they swam in the nude

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sloucher

  • noun a person who slouches; someone with a drooping carriage

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lusus_naturae

  • noun a person or animal that is markedly unusual or deformed
    monstrosity; freak; monster.

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right

  • noun an abstract idea of that which is due to a person or governmental body by law or tradition or nature; it is something that nobody can take away"
    • they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights
    • Certain rights can never be granted to the government but must be kept in the hands of the people"- Eleanor Roosevelt
    • a right is not something that somebody gives you
  • noun location near or direction toward the right side; i.e. the side to the south when a person or object faces east
    • he stood on the right

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deaf

  • noun people who have severe hearing impairments
    • many of the deaf use sign language
  • verb make or render deaf
    deafen.
    • a deafening noise

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endoparasite

  • noun any of various parasites that live in the internal organs of animals (especially intestinal worms)
    endozoan; entozoon; entozoan; entoparasite.

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dead

  • noun people who are no longer living
    • they buried the dead
  • noun a time when coldness (or some other quality associated with death) is intense
    • the dead of winter

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captive

  • noun a person who is confined; especially a prisoner of war
    prisoner.
  • noun an animal that is confined

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escape

  • noun the act of escaping physically
    flight.
    • he made his escape from the mental hospital
    • the canary escaped from its cage
    • his flight was an indication of his guilt
  • noun an inclination to retreat from unpleasant realities through diversion or fantasy
    escapism.
    • romantic novels were her escape from the stress of daily life
    • his alcohol problem was a form of escapism

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fiduciary

  • noun a person who holds assets in trust for a beneficiary
    • it is illegal for a fiduciary to misappropriate money for personal gain
  • adjective relating to or of the nature of a legal trust (i.e. the holding of something in trust for another)
    fiducial.
    • a fiduciary contract
    • in a fiduciary capacity
    • fiducial power

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animate

  • verb heighten or intensify
    invigorate; enliven; inspire; exalt.
    • These paintings exalt the imagination
  • verb give lifelike qualities to
    animize; animise.
    • animated cartoons

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intellect

  • noun knowledge and intellectual ability
    mind.
    • he reads to improve his mind
    • he has a keen intellect
  • noun the capacity for rational thought or inference or discrimination
    reason; understanding.
    • we are told that man is endowed with reason and capable of distinguishing good from evil

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marine_creature

  • noun any of numerous animals inhabiting the sea including e.g. fishes and molluscs and many mammals
    marine animal; sea animal; sea creature.

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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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hen_of_the_woods

  • noun large greyish-brown edible fungus forming a mass of overlapping caps that somewhat resembles a hen at the base of trees
    Polyporus frondosus; hen-of-the-woods; Grifola frondosa.

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bottom

  • noun the lower side of anything
    undersurface; underside.
  • noun the lowest part of anything
    • they started at the bottom of the hill

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hugo_de_vries

  • noun Dutch botanist who rediscovered Mendel's laws and developed the mutation theory of evolution (1848-1935)
    deVries; Hugo deVries; De Vries.

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vegetative_cell

  • noun any of the cells of a plant or animal except the reproductive cells; a cell that does not participate in the production of gametes;
    somatic cell.
    • somatic cells are produced from preexisting cells

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autogeny

  • noun a hypothetical organic phenomenon by which living organisms are created from nonliving matter
    abiogenesis; spontaneous generation; autogenesis.

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rich_person

  • noun a person who possesses great material wealth
    have; wealthy person.

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leo

  • noun (astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in Leo
    Lion.
  • noun a zodiacal constellation in northern hemisphere between Cancer and Virgo

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potato_fungus

  • noun fungus causing a disease in potatoes characterized by black scurfy spots on the tubers
    Pellicularia filamentosa; Rhizoctinia solani.

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gray

  • noun a neutral achromatic color midway between white and black
    grayness; greyness; grey.
  • noun clothing that is a grey color
    grey.
    • he was dressed in grey

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shaker

  • noun a person who wields power and influence
    mover and shaker.
    • a shaker of traditional beliefs
    • movers and shakers in the business world
  • noun a member of Christian group practicing celibacy and communal living and common possession of property and separation from the world

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lefty

  • noun a person who uses the left hand with greater skill than the right
    left-hander; southpaw.
    • their pitcher was a southpaw
  • noun a baseball pitcher who throws the ball with the left hand
    left-hander; left-handed pitcher; lefthander; left hander; southpaw.

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diploid

  • noun (genetics) an organism or cell having the normal amount of DNA per cell; i.e., two sets of chromosomes or twice the haploid number
  • adjective of a cell or organism having two sets of chromosomes or twice the haploid number
    • diploid somatic cells

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gram

  • noun a metric unit of weight equal to one thousandth of a kilogram
    gramme; gm; g.
  • noun Danish physician and bacteriologist who developed a method of staining bacteria to distinguish among them (1853-1938)
    Hans C. J. Gram.

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peer

  • noun a person who is of equal standing with another in a group
    compeer; equal; match.
  • noun a nobleman (duke or marquis or earl or viscount or baron) who is a member of the British peerage

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grifola_frondosa

  • noun large greyish-brown edible fungus forming a mass of overlapping caps that somewhat resembles a hen at the base of trees
    Polyporus frondosus; hen-of-the-woods; hen of the woods.

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sagittarius

  • noun (astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in Sagittarius
    Archer.
  • noun a large zodiacal constellation in the southern hemisphere; between Scorpius and Capricornus

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homeotherm

  • noun an animal that has a body temperature that is relatively constant and independent of the environmental temperature
    homoiotherm; homotherm.

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coral

  • noun a variable color averaging a deep pink
  • noun the hard stony skeleton of a Mediterranean coral that has a delicate red or pink color and is used for jewelry
    precious coral; red coral.

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interbreeding

  • noun (genetics) the act of mixing different species or varieties of animals or plants and thus to produce hybrids
    cross; crossbreeding; crossing; hybridizing; hybridisation; hybridization.
  • noun reproduction by parents of different races (especially by white and non-white persons)
    miscegenation; crossbreeding.

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ferdinand_julius_cohn

  • noun German botanist who is generally recognized as founding bacteriology when he recognized bacteria as plants
    Cohn.

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cadre

  • noun a small unit serving as part of or as the nucleus of a larger political movement
    cell.
  • noun a nucleus of military personnel capable of expansion

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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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primitive

  • noun a person who belongs to an early stage of civilization
    primitive person.
  • noun a mathematical expression from which another expression is derived

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karl_von_frisch

  • noun Austrian zoologist noted for his studies of honeybees (1886-1982)
    Frisch.

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paleodendrology

  • noun the branch of paleobotany that studies fossil trees
    palaeodendrology.

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intellectual

  • noun a person who uses the mind creatively
    intellect.
  • adjective satellite of or associated with or requiring the use of the mind
    noetic; rational.
    • intellectual problems
    • the triumph of the rational over the animal side of man

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obligate

  • verb force somebody to do something
    oblige; compel.
    • We compel all students to fill out this form
  • verb commit in order to fulfill an obligation
    • obligate money

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green_smut_fungus

  • noun fungus causing green smut in rice
    Ustilaginoidea virens.

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disentangler

  • noun a person who removes tangles; someone who takes something out of a tangled state
    unraveller; unraveler.

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negroid

  • noun a person with dark skin who comes from Africa (or whose ancestors came from Africa)
    blackamoor; Black; Negro; Black person.
  • adjective satellite characteristic of people traditionally classified as the Negro race
    • negroid features

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cubicle

  • noun small room in which a monk or nun lives
    cell.
  • noun small individual study area in a library
    carrel; stall; carrell.

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pleurodont

  • noun an animal having teeth fused with the inner surface of the alveolar ridge without sockets

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personage

  • noun another word for person; a person not meriting identification
    • a strange personage appeared at the door
  • noun a person whose actions and opinions strongly influence the course of events
    important person; influential person.

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clinical

  • adjective relating to a clinic or conducted in or as if in a clinic and depending on direct observation of patients
    • clinical observation
    • clinical case study
  • adjective satellite scientifically detached; unemotional
    • he spoke in the clipped clinical monotones typical of police testimony

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sniffler

  • noun a person who breathes audibly through a congested nose
    sniveler.

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nonvascular_organism

  • noun organisms without vascular tissue: e.g. algae, lichens, fungi, mosses

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head

  • noun the upper part of the human body or the front part of the body in animals; contains the face and brains
    caput.
    • he stuck his head out the window
  • noun a single domestic animal
    • 200 head of cattle

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dna

  • noun (biochemistry) a long linear polymer found in the nucleus of a cell and formed from nucleotides and shaped like a double helix; associated with the transmission of genetic information
    deoxyribonucleic acid; desoxyribonucleic acid.
    • DNA is the king of molecules

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sir_john_cowdery_kendrew

  • noun English biologist noted for studies of the molecular structure of blood components (born in 1917)
    Kendrew.

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entozoon

  • noun any of various parasites that live in the internal organs of animals (especially intestinal worms)
    endozoan; endoparasite; entozoan; entoparasite.

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organic_fertilizer

  • noun a fertilizer that is derived from animal or vegetable matter
    organic; organic fertiliser.

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bereaved_person

  • noun a person who has suffered the death of someone they loved
    bereaved.
    • the bereaved do not always need to be taken care of

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true

  • noun proper alignment; the property possessed by something that is in correct or proper alignment
    • out of true
  • verb make level, square, balanced, or concentric
    true up.
    • true up the cylinder of an engine

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advocator

  • noun a person who pleads for a cause or propounds an idea
    proponent; advocate; exponent.

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suspect

  • noun someone who is under suspicion
  • noun a person or institution against whom an action is brought in a court of law; the person being sued or accused
    defendant.

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definitive_host

  • noun the host in which the sexual reproduction of a parasite takes place

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reproductive

  • adjective satellite producing new life or offspring
    generative; procreative.
    • the reproductive potential of a species is its relative capacity to reproduce itself under optimal conditions
    • the reproductive or generative organs

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beadle

  • noun a minor parish official who serves a ceremonial function
  • noun United States biologist who discovered how hereditary characteristics are transmitted by genes (1903-1989)
    George Beadle; George Wells Beadle.

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smasher

  • noun a person who smashes something
  • noun a very attractive or seductive looking woman
    sweetheart; peach; beauty; knockout; lulu; stunner; ravisher; mantrap; dish; looker.

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crystal

  • noun a solid formed by the solidification of a chemical and having a highly regular atomic structure
  • noun a crystalline element used as a component in various electronic devices

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pest

  • noun a serious (sometimes fatal) infection of rodents caused by Yersinia pestis and accidentally transmitted to humans by the bite of a flea that has bitten an infected animal
    pestilence; plague; pestis.
  • noun any epidemic disease with a high death rate
    pestilence; plague.

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homunculus

  • noun a person who is very small but who is not otherwise deformed or abnormal
    manikin; mannikin.
  • noun a tiny fully formed individual that (according to the discredited theory of preformation) is supposed to be present in the sperm cell

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emotional

  • 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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unwelcome_person

  • noun a person who for some reason is not wanted or welcome
    persona non grata.

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georges_leopold_chretien_frederic_dagobert_cuvier

  • noun French naturalist known as the father of comparative anatomy (1769-1832)
    Baron Georges Cuvier; Cuvier; Georges Cuvier.

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daughter_cell

  • noun a cell formed by the division or budding of another cell
    • anthrax grows by dividing into two daughter cells that are generally identical

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juvenile

  • noun a young person, not fully developed
    juvenile person.
  • adjective of or relating to or characteristic of or appropriate for children or young people
    • juvenile diabetes
    • juvenile fashions

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lumper

  • noun a laborer who loads and unloads vessels in a port
    dock worker; dock-walloper; dockhand; loader; stevedore; dockworker; docker; longshoreman.
  • noun a taxonomist who classifies organisms into large groups on the basis of major characteristics

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lusus

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bionomics

  • noun the branch of biology concerned with the relations between organisms and their environment
    ecology; environmental science.

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hudson

  • noun a New York river; flows southward into New York Bay; explored by Henry Hudson early in the 17th century
    Hudson River.
  • noun English naturalist (born in Argentina) (1841-1922)
    W. H. Hudson; William Henry Hudson.

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epiphytic_plant

  • noun plant that derives moisture and nutrients from the air and rain; usually grows on another plant but not parasitic on it
    aerophyte; air plant; epiphyte.

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carson

  • noun United States biologist remembered for her opposition to the use of pesticides that were hazardous to wildlife (1907-1964)
    Rachel Carson; Rachel Louise Carson.
  • noun United States frontiersman who guided Fremont's expeditions in the 1840s and served as a Union general in the American Civil War (1809-1868)
    Kit Carson; Christopher Carson.

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virgin

  • noun a person who has never had sex
  • noun (astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in Virgo
    Virgo.

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szilard

  • noun United States physicist and molecular biologist who helped develop the first atom bomb and later opposed the use of all nuclear weapons (1898-1964)
    Leo Szilard.

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face

  • noun the front of the human head from the forehead to the chin and ear to ear
    human face.
    • he washed his face
    • I wish I had seen the look on his face when he got the news
  • noun the feelings expressed on a person's face
    facial expression; expression; look; aspect.
    • a sad expression
    • a look of triumph
    • an angry face

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mold

  • noun the distinctive form in which a thing is made
    mould; cast; stamp.
    • pottery of this cast was found throughout the region
  • noun container into which liquid is poured to create a given shape when it hardens
    mould; cast.

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dealer

  • noun someone who purchases and maintains an inventory of goods to be sold
    trader; bargainer; monger.
  • noun a firm engaged in trading

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utterer

  • noun an organism that can utter vocal sounds
    vocalizer; vocaliser.
    • an utterer of foul oaths
    • is the giraffe a vocalizer?
  • noun someone who circulates forged banknotes or counterfeit coins

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female_person

  • noun a person who belongs to the sex that can have babies
    female.

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actor

  • noun a theatrical performer
    thespian; player; role player; histrion.
  • noun a person who acts and gets things done
    doer; worker.
    • he's a principal actor in this affair
    • when you want something done get a doer
    • he's a miracle worker

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protester

  • noun a person who dissents from some established policy
    contestant; objector; dissident; dissenter.
  • noun someone who participates in a public display of group feeling
    demonstrator.

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hand

  • noun the (prehensile) extremity of the superior limb
    mitt; paw; manus.
    • he had the hands of a surgeon
    • he extended his mitt
  • noun a hired laborer on a farm or ranch
    hired hand; hired man.
    • the hired hand fixed the railing
    • a ranch hand

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rock_plant

  • noun plant that grows on or among rocks or is suitable for a rock garden

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maimer

  • noun a person who mutilates or destroys or disfigures or cripples
    mutilator; mangler.

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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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felt

  • noun a fabric made of compressed matted animal fibers
  • verb mat together and make felt-like
    • felt the wool

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biomedical_science

  • noun the application of the principles of the natural sciences to medicine

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jane_goodall

  • noun English zoologist noted for her studies of chimpanzees in the wild (born in 1934)
    Goodall.

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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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longer

  • noun a person with a strong desire for something
    yearner; thirster.
    • a longer for money
    • a thirster after blood
    • a yearner for knowledge
  • adjective primarily temporal sense; being or indicating a relatively great or greater than average duration or passage of time or a duration as specified
    long.
    • a long life
    • a long boring speech
    • a long time
    • a long friendship
    • a long game
    • long ago
    • an hour long

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potato

  • noun an edible tuber native to South America; a staple food of Ireland
    spud; murphy; Irish potato; tater; white potato.
  • noun annual native to South America having underground stolons bearing edible starchy tubers; widely cultivated as a garden vegetable; vines are poisonous
    Solanum tuberosum; white potato; white potato vine.

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acrogen

  • noun any flowerless plant such as a fern (pteridophyte) or moss (bryophyte) in which growth occurs only at the tip of the main stem

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fleming

  • noun British writer famous for writing spy novels about secret agent James Bond (1908-1964)
    Ian Lancaster Fleming; Ian Fleming.
  • noun Scottish bacteriologist who discovered penicillin (1881-1955)
    Sir Alexander Fleming; Alexander Fleming.

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fastener

  • noun a person who fastens or makes fast
    • he found the door fastened and wondered who the fastener was
  • noun restraint that attaches to something or holds something in place
    fastening; fixing; holdfast.

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chain

  • noun a series of things depending on each other as if linked together
    concatenation.
    • the chain of command
    • a complicated concatenation of circumstances
  • noun (chemistry) a series of linked atoms (generally in an organic molecule)
    chemical chain.

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rod

  • noun a long thin implement made of metal or wood
  • noun any rod-shaped bacterium

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hard-skinned_puffball

  • noun any of various fungi of the genus Scleroderma having hard-skinned subterranean fruiting bodies resembling truffles
    earthball; puffball; false truffle.

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morphology

  • noun the branch of biology that deals with the structure of animals and plants
  • noun studies of the rules for forming admissible words

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bomber

  • noun a military aircraft that drops bombs during flight
  • noun a person who plants bombs

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rot

  • noun a state of decay usually accompanied by an offensive odor
    putrefaction.
  • noun (biology) the process of decay caused by bacterial or fungal action
    rotting; putrefaction; decomposition.

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drug_user

  • noun a person who takes drugs
    substance abuser; user.

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protistan

  • noun free-living or colonial organisms with diverse nutritional and reproductive modes
    protist.

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work_animal

  • noun an animal trained for and used for heavy labor

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malacologist

  • noun a zoologist specializing in the study of mollusks

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terror

  • noun an overwhelming feeling of fear and anxiety
    panic; affright.
  • noun a person who inspires fear or dread
    threat; scourge.
    • he was the terror of the neighborhood

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john_burdon_sanderson_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)
    Haldane; J. B. S. Haldane.

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brown

  • noun an orange of low brightness and saturation
    brownness.
  • noun Scottish botanist who first observed the movement of small particles in fluids now known a Brownian motion (1773-1858)
    Robert Brown.

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yeast

  • noun a commercial leavening agent containing yeast cells; used to raise the dough in making bread and for fermenting beer or whiskey
    barm.
  • noun any of various single-celled fungi that reproduce asexually by budding or division

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southpaw

  • noun a baseball pitcher who throws the ball with the left hand
    lefty; left-hander; left-handed pitcher; lefthander; left hander.
  • noun a person who uses the left hand with greater skill than the right
    left-hander; lefty.
    • their pitcher was a southpaw

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rutile

  • noun a mineral consisting of titanium dioxide in crystalline form; occurs in metamorphic and plutonic rocks and is a major source of titanium

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dermatoglyphics

  • noun the study of the whorls and loops and arches in the fingertips and on the palms of the hand and the soles of the feet
    • some criminologists specialize in dermatoglyphics
  • noun the lines that form patterns on the skin (especially on the fingertips and the palms of the hands and the soles of the feet)
    dermatoglyphic.

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muscle_builder

  • noun someone who does special exercises to develop a brawny musculature
    muscleman; bodybuilder; muscle-builder; musclebuilder.

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hans_zinsser

  • noun United States bacteriologist who helped develop immunization against typhus fever (1878-1940)
    Zinsser.

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guy

  • noun an informal term for a youth or man
    bozo; hombre; cat.
    • a nice guy
    • the guy's only doing it for some doll
  • noun an effigy of Guy Fawkes that is burned on a bonfire on Guy Fawkes Day

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silicalite

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ethologist

  • noun a zoologist who studies the behavior of animals in their natural habitats

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undoer

  • noun a seducer who ruins a woman
    • she awoke in the arms of her cruel undoer
  • noun a person who unfastens or unwraps or opens
    opener; untier; unfastener.
    • children are talented undoers of their shoelaces

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paleomammalogy

  • noun the paleobiology of ancient mammals

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cyclosis

  • noun the circulation of cytoplasm within a cell
    streaming.

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bacteria

  • noun (microbiology) single-celled or noncellular spherical or spiral or rod-shaped organisms lacking chlorophyll that reproduce by fission; important as pathogens and for biochemical properties; taxonomy is difficult; often considered to be plants
    bacterium.

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monocarpous

(Bot.) Bearing fruit but once, and dying after fructification, as beans, maize, mustard, etc. ✍ Annual and biennual herbs are monocarpic, so also some plants of longer duration, as the century plant.

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bruce

  • noun Australian physician and bacteriologist who described the bacterium that causes undulant fever or brucellosis (1855-1931)
    David Bruce; Sir David Bruce.
  • noun king of Scotland from 1306 to 1329; defeated the English army under Edward II at Bannockburn and gained recognition of Scottish independence (1274-1329)
    Robert I; Robert the Bruce.

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homoiotherm

  • noun an animal that has a body temperature that is relatively constant and independent of the environmental temperature
    homeotherm; homotherm.

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lysenko

  • noun Soviet geneticist whose adherence to Lamarck's theory of evolution was favored by Stalin (1898-1976)
    Trofim Denisovich Lysenko.

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sentimentalist

  • noun someone who indulges in excessive sentimentality
    romanticist.

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celebrater

  • noun a person who is celebrating
    celebrant; celebrator.

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dwarf

  • noun a person who is markedly small
    midget; nanus.
  • noun a legendary creature resembling a tiny old man; lives in the depths of the earth and guards buried treasure
    gnome.

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dweller

  • noun a person who inhabits a particular place
    inhabitant; indweller; habitant; denizen.

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roundhead

  • noun a brachycephalic person
  • noun a supporter of parliament and Oliver Cromwell during the English Civil War

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nude_person

  • noun a naked person
    nude.

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endozoan

  • noun any of various parasites that live in the internal organs of animals (especially intestinal worms)
    entozoon; endoparasite; entozoan; entoparasite.
  • adjective of or relating to entozoa
    entozoan.

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hans_conrad_julius_reiter

  • noun German bacteriologist who described a disease now known as Reiter's syndrome and who identified the spirochete that causes syphilis in humans (1881-1969)
    Reiter.

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combatant

  • noun someone who fights (or is fighting)
    scrapper; fighter; belligerent; battler.
  • adjective satellite engaging in or ready for combat

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sporophyte

  • noun the spore-producing individual or phase in the life cycle of a plant having alternation of generations

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zooid

  • noun one of the distinct individuals forming a colonial animal such as a bryozoan or hydrozoan

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precursor

  • noun a substance from which another substance is formed (especially by a metabolic reaction)
  • noun a person who goes before or announces the coming of another
    forerunner.

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delbruck

  • noun United States biologist (born in Germany) who studied how viruses infect living cells (1906-1981)
    Max Delbruck.

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pond-scum_parasite

  • noun an aquatic fungus of genus Synchytriaceae that is parasitic on pond scum

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somatic

  • adjective satellite affecting or characteristic of the body as opposed to the mind or spirit
    corporal; corporeal; bodily.
    • bodily needs
    • a corporal defect
    • corporeal suffering
    • a somatic symptom or somatic illness

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algology

  • noun the branch of botany that studies algae
    phycology.

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winner

  • noun the contestant who wins the contest
    victor.
  • noun a gambler who wins a bet

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agaric

  • noun fungus used in the preparation of punk for fuses
    Fomes igniarius.
  • noun a saprophytic fungus of the order Agaricales having an umbrellalike cap with gills on the underside

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bug-hunter

  • noun a zoologist who studies insects
    entomologist; bugologist.

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free_agent

  • noun (sports) a professional athlete who is free to sign a contract to play for any team
  • noun someone acting freely or even irresponsibly
    free spirit; freewheeler.

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sertoli_cell

  • noun elongated cells found in the seminiferous tubules of the testis; apparently they nourish the spermatids
    Sertoli's cell.

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aries

  • noun (astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in Aries
    Ram.
  • noun a small zodiacal constellation in the northern hemisphere; between Pisces and Taurus

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paleornithology

  • noun the paleobiology of birds
    palaeornithology.

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opposer

  • noun someone who offers opposition
    resister; adversary; antagonist; opponent.

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sir_david_bruce

  • noun Australian physician and bacteriologist who described the bacterium that causes undulant fever or brucellosis (1855-1931)
    Bruce; David Bruce.

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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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anatomical

  • noun an expression that relates to anatomy
    anatomical reference.
  • adjective of or relating to the structure of the body
    anatomic.
    • anatomical features

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aborigine

  • noun an indigenous person who was born in a particular place
    indigen; aboriginal; indigene; native.
    • the art of the natives of the northwest coast
    • the Canadian government scrapped plans to tax the grants to aboriginal college students
  • noun a dark-skinned member of a race of people living in Australia when Europeans arrived
    Aboriginal; Australian Aborigine; native Australian; Abo.

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handler

  • 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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prey

  • noun a person who is the aim of an attack (especially a victim of ridicule or exploitation) by some hostile person or influence
    fair game; target; quarry.
    • he fell prey to muggers
    • everyone was fair game
    • the target of a manhunt
  • noun animal hunted or caught for food
    quarry.

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survivalist

  • noun someone who tries to insure their personal survival or the survival of their group or nation

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beholder

  • noun a person who becomes aware (of things or events) through the senses
    percipient; perceiver; observer.

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cashier

  • noun an employee of a bank who receives and pays out money
    bank clerk; teller.
  • noun a person responsible for receiving payments for goods and services (as in a shop or restaurant)

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social_dancer

  • noun a person who participates in a social gathering arranged for dancing (as a ball)
    dancer.

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george_washington_carver

  • noun United States botanist and agricultural chemist who developed many uses for peanuts and soy beans and sweet potatoes (1864-1943)
    Carver.

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scratcher

  • noun a workman who uses a tool for scratching
  • noun a person who scratches to relieve an itch

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mascot

  • noun a person or animal that is adopted by a team or other group as a symbolic figure

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jail_cell

  • noun a room where a prisoner is kept
    cell; prison cell.

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fauna

  • noun all the animal life in a particular region or period
    zoology.
    • the fauna of China
    • the zoology of the Pliocene epoch
  • noun a living organism characterized by voluntary movement
    animate being; brute; beast; animal; creature.

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modifier

  • noun a content word that qualifies the meaning of a noun or verb
    qualifier.
  • noun a moderator who makes less extreme or uncompromising

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deceased

  • noun someone who is no longer alive
    dead person; decedent; departed; deceased person; dead soul.
    • I wonder what the dead person would have done
  • verb pass from physical life and lose all bodily attributes and functions necessary to sustain life
    decease; give-up the ghost; pop off; perish; die; buy the farm; snuff it; choke; drop dead; pass away; expire; exit; croak; pass; go; kick the bucket; conk; cash in one's chips.
    • She died from cancer
    • The children perished in the fire
    • The patient went peacefully
    • The old guy kicked the bucket at the age of 102

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carl_von_linne

  • noun Swedish botanist who proposed the modern system of biological nomenclature (1707-1778)
    Karl Linne; Linnaeus; Carolus Linnaeus.

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agent

  • noun an active and efficient cause; capable of producing a certain effect
    • their research uncovered new disease agents
  • noun a representative who acts on behalf of other persons or organizations

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bird

  • noun warm-blooded egg-laying vertebrates characterized by feathers and forelimbs modified as wings
  • noun the flesh of a bird or fowl (wild or domestic) used as food
    fowl.

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romanticist

  • noun someone who indulges in excessive sentimentality
    sentimentalist.
  • noun an artist of the Romantic Movement or someone influenced by Romanticism
    romantic.

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konrad_lorenz

  • noun Austrian zoologist who studied the behavior of birds and emphasized the importance of innate as opposed to learned behaviors (1903-1989)
    Konrad Zacharias Lorenz; Lorenz.

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admirer

  • noun a person who backs a politician or a team etc.
    champion; protagonist; supporter; friend; booster.
    • all their supporters came out for the game
    • they are friends of the library
  • noun a person who admires; someone who esteems or respects or approves

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man_jack

  • noun a single individual
    • every man jack

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haploid

  • noun (genetics) an organism or cell having only one complete set of chromosomes
  • adjective of a cell or organism having a single set of chromosomes
    monoploid; haploidic.

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obligate_anaerobe

  • noun an organism that cannot grow in the presence of oxygen

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jan_swammerdam

  • noun Dutch naturalist and microscopist who proposed a classification of insects and who was among the first to recognize cells in animals and was the first to see red blood cells (1637-1680)
    Swammerdam.

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lion

  • noun large gregarious predatory feline of Africa and India having a tawny coat with a shaggy mane in the male
    king of beasts; Panthera leo.
  • noun a celebrity who is lionized (much sought after)
    social lion.

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offspring

  • noun the immediate descendants of a person
    progeny; issue.
    • she was the mother of many offspring
    • he died without issue
  • noun something that comes into existence as a result
    materialisation; materialization.
    • industrialism prepared the way for acceptance of the French Revolution's various socialistic offspring
    • this skyscraper is the solid materialization of his efforts

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immune

  • noun a person who is immune to a particular infection
  • adjective relating to the condition of immunity
    • the immune system

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divider

  • noun a taxonomist who classifies organisms into many groups on the basis of relatively minor characteristics
    splitter.
  • noun a person who separates something into parts or groups

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dominance

  • noun superior development of one side of the body
    laterality.
  • noun the state that exists when one person or group has power over another
    control; ascendance; ascendency; ascendancy; ascendence.
    • her apparent dominance of her husband was really her attempt to make him pay attention to her

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cosmographist

  • noun a scientist knowledgeable about cosmography
    cosmographer.

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explorer

  • noun someone who travels into little known regions (especially for some scientific purpose)
    adventurer.
  • noun a commercial browser
    Internet Explorer; IE.

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clone

  • noun a person who is almost identical to another
    ringer; dead ringer.
  • noun a group of genetically identical cells or organisms derived from a single cell or individual by some kind of asexual reproduction
    clon.

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potato_wart_fungus

  • noun fungus causing potato wart disease in potato tubers
    Synchytrium endobioticum.

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spot

  • noun a point located with respect to surface features of some region
    topographic point; place.
    • this is a nice place for a picnic
    • a bright spot on a planet
  • noun a short section or illustration (as between radio or tv programs or in a magazine) that is often used for advertising

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loose_cannon

  • noun a person who is expected to perform a particular task but who is out of control and dangerous

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swayer

  • noun a person who rules or commands
    ruler.
    • swayer of the universe

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dead_soul

  • noun someone who is no longer alive
    dead person; decedent; departed; deceased person; deceased.
    • I wonder what the dead person would have done

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man

  • noun an adult person who is male (as opposed to a woman)
    adult male.
    • there were two women and six men on the bus
  • noun someone who serves in the armed forces; a member of a military force
    military man; serviceman; military personnel.
    • two men stood sentry duty

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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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applicant

  • noun a person who requests or seeks something such as assistance or employment or admission
    applier.

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naturae

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succeeder

  • noun a person with a record of successes
    achiever; winner; success.
    • his son would never be the achiever that his father was
    • only winners need apply
    • if you want to be a success you have to dress like a success

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right_hander

  • noun a person who uses the right hand more skillfully than the left
    right-hander; righthander.

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jat

  • noun a member of an Indo-European people widely scattered throughout the northwest of the Indian subcontinent and consisting of Muslims and Hindus and Sikhs

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brain

  • noun that part of the central nervous system that includes all the higher nervous centers; enclosed within the skull; continuous with the spinal cord
    encephalon.
  • noun mental ability
    mental capacity; learning ability; mentality; brainpower; wit.
    • he's got plenty of brains but no common sense

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emotional_person

  • noun a person subject to strong states of emotion

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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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ceratostomella_ulmi

  • noun fungus causing Dutch elm disease
    Dutch elm fungus.

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aper

  • noun someone who copies the words or behavior of another
    copycat; ape; imitator; emulator.

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redheader

  • noun someone who has red hair
    redhead; carrottop; red-header.

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non

  • adverb negation of a word or group of words
    not.
    • he does not speak French
    • she is not going
    • they are not friends
    • not many
    • not much
    • not at all

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plasmodiophora_brassicae

  • noun a fungus resembling slime mold that causes swellings or distortions of the roots of cabbages and related plants
    clubroot fungus.

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bird's-nest_fungus

  • noun any of various fungi of the family Nidulariaceae having a cup-shaped body containing several egg-shaped structure enclosing the spores

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killer

  • noun someone who causes the death of a person or animal
    slayer.
  • noun the causal agent resulting in death
    cause of death.
    • heart disease is the biggest killer in the United States

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august_von_wassermann

  • noun German bacteriologist who developed a diagnostic test for syphilis (1866-1925)
    Wassermann.

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wealthy

  • adjective satellite having an abundant supply of money or possessions of value
    moneyed; loaded; flush; affluent.
    • an affluent banker
    • a speculator flush with cash
    • not merely rich but loaded
    • moneyed aristocrats
    • wealthy corporations

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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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realist

  • noun a philosopher who believes that universals are real and exist independently of anyone thinking of them
  • noun a person who accepts the world as it literally is and deals with it accordingly

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coral_fungus

  • noun any of numerous fungi of the family Clavariaceae often brightly colored that grow in often intricately branched clusters like coral

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look-alike

  • noun someone who closely resembles a famous person (especially an actor)
    double; image.
    • he could be Gingrich's double
    • she's the very image of her mother
  • adjective satellite resembling closely
    • they have look-alike cars

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