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convolute

  • verb curl, wind, or twist together
    convolve.
  • verb practice sophistry; change the meaning of or be vague about in order to mislead or deceive
    twist; pervert; sophisticate; twist around.
    • Don't twist my words

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fawn

  • noun a color or pigment varying around a light grey-brown color
    greyish brown; dun; grayish brown.
    • she wore dun
  • noun a young deer

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lacrimal

  • adjective of or relating to tears
    lachrymal.
  • adjective relating to or located near the organ that produces tears
    lachrymal.

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limbic_system

  • noun a system of functionally related neural structures in the brain that are involved in emotional behavior
    limbic brain; visceral brain.

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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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alpha-adrenergic_receptor

  • noun receptors postulated to exist on nerve cell membranes of the sympathetic nervous system in order to explain the specificity of certain agents that affect only some sympathetic activities (such as vasoconstriction and relaxation of intestinal muscles and contraction of smooth muscles)
    alpha receptor; alpha-adrenoceptor.

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malpighian_body

  • noun the capsule that contains Bowman's capsule and a glomerulus at the expanded end of a nephron
    renal corpuscle; malpighian corpuscle.

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vermis

  • noun the narrow central part of the cerebellum between the two hemispheres
    vermis cerebelli.

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diplomatic_pouch

  • noun a mail pouch that is sealed shut and that is used to carry communications between a legation and its home office

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hate

  • noun the emotion of intense dislike; a feeling of dislike so strong that it demands action
    hatred.
  • verb dislike intensely; feel antipathy or aversion towards
    detest.
    • I hate Mexican food
    • She detests politicians

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opticum

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conjure

  • verb summon into action or bring into existence, often as if by magic
    arouse; raise; invoke; conjure up; bring up; call down; call forth; evoke; put forward; stir.
    • raise the specter of unemployment
    • he conjured wild birds in the air
    • call down the spirits from the mountain
  • verb ask for or request earnestly
    beseech; bid; entreat; press; adjure.
    • The prophet bid all people to become good persons

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chiasm

  • noun an intersection or crossing of two tracts in the form of the letter X
    chiasma; decussation.

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nonmalignant_tumour

  • noun a tumor that is not cancerous
    nonmalignant neoplasm; nonmalignant tumor; benign tumour; benign tumor.

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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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spin

  • noun a swift whirling motion (usually of a missile)
  • noun the act of rotating rapidly
    twist; whirl; twisting; twirl.
    • he gave the crank a spin
    • it broke off after much twisting

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metacarpus

  • noun the part of the hand between the carpus and phalanges

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disability

  • noun the condition of being unable to perform as a consequence of physical or mental unfitness
    handicap; impairment; disablement.
    • reading disability
    • hearing impairment

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antlion

  • noun the larva of any of several insects
    ant lion; doodlebug.
  • noun winged insect resembling a dragonfly; the larvae (doodlebugs) dig conical pits where they wait to catch e.g. ants
    antlion fly; ant lion.

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sea_animal

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

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shirting

  • noun any of various fabrics used to make men's shirts
  • verb put a shirt on
    shirt.

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pouchless

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satinet

  • noun a fabric with a finish resembling satin but made partly or wholly from cotton or synthetic fiber
    satinette.

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histologist

  • noun anatomist who specializes in the microscopic study of animal tissues

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sway

  • noun controlling influence
  • noun pitching dangerously to one side
    tilt; careen; rock.

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pilot_cloth

  • noun a thick blue cloth used to make overcoats and coats for sailors etc

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pock

  • noun a pustule in an eruptive disease
  • verb mark with a scar
    scar; pit; mark.
    • The skin disease scarred his face permanently

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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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vermin

  • noun an irritating or obnoxious person
    varmint.
  • noun any of various small animals or insects that are pests; e.g. cockroaches or rats
    • cereals must be protected from mice and other vermin
    • he examined the child's head for vermin
    • boys in the village have probably been shooting vermin

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donald_duck

  • noun a fictional duck created in animated film strips by Walt Disney

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stick_out

  • verb extend out or project in space
    project; protrude; jut out; jut.
    • His sharp nose jutted out
    • A single rock sticks out from the cliff
  • verb be highly noticeable
    jump; jump out; leap out; stand out.

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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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distort

  • verb make false by mutilation or addition; as of a message or story
    warp; falsify; garble.
  • verb form into a spiral shape
    twist; twine.
    • The cord is all twisted

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shoot

  • noun a new branch
  • noun the act of shooting at targets
    • they hold a shoot every weekend during the summer

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caput

  • noun a headlike protuberance on an organ or structure
    • the caput humeri is the head of the humerus which fits into a cavity in the scapula
  • noun the upper part of the human body or the front part of the body in animals; contains the face and brains
    head.
    • he stuck his head out the window

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frailty

  • noun the state of being weak in health or body (especially from old age)
    valetudinarianism; debility; frailness; feebleness; infirmity.
  • noun moral weakness
    vice.

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convexity

  • noun the property possessed by a convex shape
    convexness.
  • noun a shape that curves or bulges outward
    convex shape.

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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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acinus

  • noun one of the small drupes making up an aggregate or multiple fruit like a blackberry
  • noun one of the small sacs or saclike dilations in a compound gland

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mackinaw

  • noun a short plaid coat made of made of thick woolen material
    Mackinaw coat.
  • noun a thick plaid blanket formerly used in the northwestern United States
    Mackinaw blanket.

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durable_press

  • noun a fabric that has been chemically processed to resist wrinkles and hold its shape
    permanent press.

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truckler

  • noun someone who humbles himself as a sign of respect; who behaves as if he had no self-respect
    fawner; bootlicker; groveler; groveller; apple polisher.

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crookedness

  • noun a tortuous and twisted shape or position
    tortuousness; contortion; tortuosity; torsion.
    • they built a tree house in the tortuosities of its boughs
    • the acrobat performed incredible contortions
  • noun having or distinguished by crooks or curves or bends or angles

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carnivore

  • noun a terrestrial or aquatic flesh-eating mammal
    • terrestrial carnivores have four or five clawed digits on each limb
  • noun any animal that feeds on flesh
    • Tyrannosaurus Rex was a large carnivore
    • insectivorous plants are considered carnivores

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force

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

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gasbag

  • noun a boring person who talks a great deal about uninteresting topics
    windbag.
  • noun the bag containing the gas in a balloon
    envelope.

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doggie_bag

  • noun a bag for food that a customer did not eat at a restaurant; the transparent pretense is that the food is taken home to feed the customer's dog
    doggy bag.

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tearpit

(Anat.) A cavity or pouch beneath the lower eyelid of most deer and antelope; the lachrymal sinus; larmier. It is capable of being opened at pleasure and secretes a waxy substance.

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direct

  • verb command with authority
    • He directed the children to do their homework
  • verb intend (something) to move towards a certain goal
    aim; point; place; target.
    • He aimed his fists towards his opponent's face
    • criticism directed at her superior
    • direct your anger towards others, not towards yourself

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nail

  • noun horny plate covering and protecting part of the dorsal surface of the digits
  • noun a thin pointed piece of metal that is hammered into materials as a fastener

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musculus

  • noun one of the contractile organs of the body
    muscle.

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twilled

  • adjective satellite of textiles; having parallel raised lines
    corded.
  • verb weave diagonal lines into (textiles)
    twill.

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quill

  • noun pen made from a bird's feather
    quill pen.
  • noun a stiff hollow protective spine on a porcupine or hedgehog

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christ

  • noun any expected deliverer
    messiah.
  • noun a teacher and prophet born in Bethlehem and active in Nazareth; his life and sermons form the basis for Christianity (circa 4 BC - AD 29)
    the Nazarene; Jesus of Nazareth; Good Shepherd; Jesus; Saviour; Redeemer; Savior; Deliverer; Jesus Christ.

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seedcase

  • noun the vessel that contains the seeds of a plant (not the seeds themselves)
    pod; cod.

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roughened

  • adjective satellite used of skin roughened as a result of cold or exposure
    chapped; cracked.
    • chapped lips
  • verb make rough or rougher
    roughen.
    • roughen the surfaces so they will stick to each other

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spinal_column

  • noun the series of vertebrae forming the axis of the skeleton and protecting the spinal cord
    rachis; spine; vertebral column; backbone; back.
    • the fall broke his back

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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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net

  • noun a computer network consisting of a worldwide network of computer networks that use the TCP/IP network protocols to facilitate data transmission and exchange
    cyberspace; internet.
  • noun a trap made of netting to catch fish or birds or insects

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jaundice

  • noun yellowing of the skin and the whites of the eyes caused by an accumulation of bile pigment (bilirubin) in the blood; can be a symptom of gallstones or liver infection or anemia
    icterus.
  • noun a rough and bitter manner
    acrimony; tartness; bitterness; acerbity; thorniness.

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hallucinating

  • adjective satellite experiencing delirium
    delirious.
  • verb perceive what is not there; have illusions
    hallucinate.

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crouch

  • noun the act of bending low with the limbs close to the body
  • verb bend one's back forward from the waist on down
    stoop; bend; bow.
    • he crouched down
    • She bowed before the Queen
    • The young man stooped to pick up the girl's purse

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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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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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chassis

  • noun alternative names for the body of a human being
    form; figure; flesh; soma; frame; physique; material body; anatomy; shape; 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
  • noun a metal mounting for the circuit components of an electronic device

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mediastinum

  • noun the part of the thoracic cavity between the lungs that contains the heart and aorta and esophagus and trachea and thymus

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chino

  • noun trousers made with chino cloth
  • noun a coarse twilled cotton fabric frequently used for uniforms

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muscle_into

  • verb force one's way
    • He muscled into the union

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taper

  • noun a convex shape that narrows toward a point
  • noun the property possessed by a shape that narrows toward a point (as a wedge or cone)

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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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indentation

  • noun a concave cut into a surface or edge (as in a coastline)
    indenture.
  • noun the formation of small pits in a surface as a consequence of corrosion
    pitting; roughness.

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hate_mail

  • noun mail that expresses the writer's dislike or hatred (usually in offensive language)

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exuviate

  • verb cast off hair, skin, horn, or feathers
    moult; shed; molt; slough.
    • our dog sheds every Spring

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neurilemoma

  • noun tumor of the fibrous covering of a peripheral nerve
    neurofibroma.

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hunch

  • noun an impression that something might be the case
    intuition; suspicion.
    • he had an intuition that something had gone wrong
  • noun the act of bending yourself into a humped position

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stray

  • noun an animal that has strayed (especially a domestic animal)
  • verb move about aimlessly or without any destination, often in search of food or employment
    ramble; cast; swan; drift; wander; tramp; range; rove; roam; vagabond; roll.
    • The gypsies roamed the woods
    • roving vagabonds
    • the wandering Jew
    • The cattle roam across the prairie
    • the laborers drift from one town to the next
    • They rolled from town to town

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polypus

  • noun a small vascular growth on the surface of a mucous membrane
    polyp.

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strap

  • noun an elongated leather strip (or a strip of similar material) for binding things together or holding something in position
  • noun hanger consisting of a loop of leather suspended from the ceiling of a bus or train; passengers hold onto it

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branchial_arch

  • noun one of the bony or cartilaginous arches on each side of the pharynx that support the gills of fishes and aquatic amphibians
    gill bar; gill arch.

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atrium

  • noun any chamber that is connected to other chambers or passageways (especially one of the two upper chambers of the heart)
  • noun the central area in a building; open to the sky

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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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marine

  • noun a soldier who serves both on shipboard and on land
  • noun a member of the United States Marine Corps
    shipboard soldier; devil dog; leatherneck.

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plod

  • noun the act of walking with a slow heavy gait
    plodding.
    • I could recognize his plod anywhere
  • verb walk heavily and firmly, as when weary, or through mud
    footslog; tramp; trudge; slog; pad.
    • Mules plodded in a circle around a grindstone

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interlace

  • verb spin,wind, or twist together
    twine; lace; intertwine; enlace; entwine.
    • intertwine the ribbons
    • Twine the threads into a rope
    • intertwined hearts
  • verb hold in a locking position
    lock; interlock.
    • He locked his hands around her neck

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call

  • noun a telephone connection
    telephone call; phone call.
    • she reported several anonymous calls
    • he placed a phone call to London
    • he heard the phone ringing but didn't want to take the call
  • noun a special disposition (as if from a divine source) to pursue a particular course
    • he was disappointed that he had not heard the Call

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spike

  • noun a transient variation in voltage or current
  • noun sports equipment consisting of a sharp point on the sole of a shoe worn by athletes
    • spikes provide greater traction

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strike

  • noun a group's refusal to work in protest against low pay or bad work conditions
    work stoppage.
    • the strike lasted more than a month before it was settled
  • noun an attack that is intended to seize or inflict damage on or destroy an objective
    • the strike was scheduled to begin at dawn

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indiana

  • noun a state in midwestern United States
    Hoosier State; IN.
  • noun United States pop artist (born 1928)
    Robert Indiana.

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vegetate

  • verb lead a passive existence without using one's body or mind
  • verb establish vegetation on
    • They vegetated the hills behind their house

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posting

  • noun a sign posted in a public place as an advertisement
    notice; placard; poster; bill; card.
    • a poster advertised the coming attractions
  • noun (bookkeeping) a listing on the company's records
    • the posting was made in the cash account

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concave_shape

  • noun a shape that curves or bends inward
    concavity; incurvature; incurvation.

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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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cerebral_mantle

  • noun the layer of unmyelinated neurons (the grey matter) forming the cortex of the cerebrum
    pallium; cerebral cortex; cortex.

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adult

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

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groveler

  • noun someone who humbles himself as a sign of respect; who behaves as if he had no self-respect
    fawner; bootlicker; truckler; groveller; apple polisher.

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organic

  • noun a fertilizer that is derived from animal or vegetable matter
    organic fertilizer; organic fertiliser.
  • adjective relating or belonging to the class of chemical compounds having a carbon basis
    • hydrocarbons are organic compounds

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harris_tweed

  • noun a loosely woven tweed made in the Outer Hebrides

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hold

  • noun the act of grasping
    grip; clutches; clutch; clench; grasp; clasp.
    • he released his clasp on my arm
    • he has a strong grip for an old man
    • she kept a firm hold on the railing
  • noun understanding of the nature or meaning or quality or magnitude of something
    grasp; appreciation.
    • he has a good grasp of accounting practices

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pouch

  • noun a small or medium size container for holding or carrying things
  • noun an enclosed space
    sac; pocket; sack.
    • the trapped miners found a pocket of air

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tweed

  • noun thick woolen fabric used for clothing; originated in Scotland
  • noun (usually in the plural) trousers made of flannel or gabardine or tweed or white cloth
    gabardine; white; flannel.

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marsupial

  • noun mammals of which the females have a pouch (the marsupium) containing the teats where the young are fed and carried
    pouched mammal.
  • adjective of or relating to the marsupials
    • marsupial animals

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cerebellum

  • noun a major division of the vertebrate brain; situated above the medulla oblongata and beneath the cerebrum in humans

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branchial_cleft

  • noun one of a series of slit openings in the pharynxes of fishes and aquatic amphibians through which water passes
    gill slit; gill cleft.

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substantia_nigra

  • noun a layer of deeply pigmented grey matter in the midbrain; associated with the striate body; is involved in metabolic disturbances associated with Parkinson's disease and with Huntington's disease
    nucleus niger; locus niger.

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blade

  • noun especially a leaf of grass or the broad portion of a leaf as distinct from the petiole
    leaf blade.
  • noun a dashing young man
    • gay young blades bragged of their amorous adventures

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wineskin

  • noun an animal skin (usually a goatskin) that forms a bag and is used to hold and dispense wine

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back_pack

  • noun a bag carried by a strap on your back or shoulder
    packsack; haversack; backpack; rucksack; knapsack.

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neurofibroma

  • noun tumor of the fibrous covering of a peripheral nerve
    neurilemoma.

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socket

  • noun a bony hollow into which a structure fits
  • noun receptacle where something (a pipe or probe or end of a bone) is inserted

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appendage

  • noun an external body part that projects from the body
    extremity; member.
    • it is important to keep the extremities warm
  • noun a natural prolongation or projection from a part of an organism either animal or plant
    process; outgrowth.
    • a bony process

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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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newfoundland

An island on the coast of British North America, famed for the fishing grounds in its vicinity.

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scavenge

  • verb clean refuse from
    • Scavenge a street
  • verb collect discarded or refused material
    salvage.
    • She scavenged the garbage cans for food

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calender

  • noun a machine that smooths or glazes paper or cloth by pressing it between plates or passing it through rollers
  • verb press between rollers or plates so as to smooth, glaze, or thin into sheets
    • calender paper

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give

  • noun the elasticity of something that can be stretched and returns to its original length
    spring; springiness.
  • verb cause to have, in the abstract sense or physical sense
    • She gave him a black eye
    • The draft gave me a cold

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gameness

  • noun disability of walking due to crippling of the legs or feet
    claudication; lameness; limping; gimpiness; gimp.

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evening_bag

  • noun a handbag used with evening wear

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organizer

  • noun a person who brings order and organization to an enterprise
    arranger; organiser.
    • she was the organizer of the meeting
  • noun someone who enlists workers to join a union
    labor organizer; organiser.

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convexo

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kinetochore

  • noun a specialized condensed region of each chromosome that appears during mitosis where the chromatids are held together to form an X shape
    centromere.
    • the centromere is difficult to sequence

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valetudinarianism

  • noun the state of being weak in health or body (especially from old age)
    debility; frailness; feebleness; frailty; infirmity.

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anatomical_reference

  • noun an expression that relates to anatomy
    anatomical.

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pliability

  • noun the property of being easily bent without breaking
    bendability.
  • noun adaptability of mind or character
    suppleness; pliantness; pliancy.
    • he was valued for his reliability and pliability
    • he increased the leanness and suppleness of the organization

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end

  • noun either extremity of something that has length
    terminal.
    • the end of the pier
    • she knotted the end of the thread
    • they rode to the end of the line
    • the terminals of the anterior arches of the fornix
  • noun the point in time at which something ends
    ending.
    • the end of the year
    • the ending of warranty period

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turn

  • noun a circular segment of a curve
    twist; crook; bend.
    • a bend in the road
    • a crook in the path
  • noun the act of changing or reversing the direction of the course
    turning.
    • he took a turn to the right

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child's_body

  • noun the body of a human child

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mousseline_de_sole

  • noun a gauze-like fabric of silk or rayon

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feature

  • noun a prominent attribute or aspect of something
    characteristic.
    • the map showed roads and other features
    • generosity is one of his best characteristics
  • noun the characteristic parts of a person's face: eyes and nose and mouth and chin
    lineament.
    • an expression of pleasure crossed his features
    • his lineaments were very regular

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brain_tumor

  • noun a tumor in the brain
    brain tumour.

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keel

  • noun a projection or ridge that suggests a keel
  • noun the median ridge on the breastbone of birds that fly

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unhealthiness

  • noun a state in which you are unable to function normally and without pain
    health problem; ill health.

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wriggler

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

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pizza

  • noun Italian open pie made of thin bread dough spread with a spiced mixture of e.g. tomato sauce and cheese
    pizza pie.

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terrycloth

  • noun a pile fabric (usually cotton) with uncut loops on both sides; used to make bath towels and bath robes
    terry cloth; terry.

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twiner

  • noun someone who intertwines (e.g. threads) or forms something by twisting or interlacing
  • adjective satellite being two identical
    twinned; duplicate; matching; twin.

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rise

  • noun a growth in strength or number or importance
  • noun the act of changing location in an upward direction
    ascension; ascent; ascending.

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burgeon_forth

  • verb produce buds, branches, or germinate
    shoot; bourgeon; sprout; spud; pullulate; germinate.
    • the potatoes sprouted

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frailness

  • noun the state of being weak in health or body (especially from old age)
    valetudinarianism; debility; feebleness; frailty; infirmity.

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ladder

  • noun steps consisting of two parallel members connected by rungs; for climbing up or down
  • noun ascending stages by which somebody or something can progress
    • he climbed the career ladder

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abdomen

  • noun the region of the body of a vertebrate between the thorax and the pelvis
    venter; stomach; belly.
  • noun the cavity containing the major viscera; in mammals it is separated from the thorax by the diaphragm
    abdominal cavity.

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reflex_arc

  • noun the neural path of a reflex

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protractible

  • adjective satellite able to be extended
    protractile.
    • protractile muscle

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mesh

  • noun the number of openings per linear inch of a screen; measures size of particles
    • a 100 mesh screen
    • 100 mesh powdered cellulose
  • noun contact by fitting together
    engagement; meshing; interlocking.
    • the engagement of the clutch
    • the meshing of gears

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lay

  • noun a narrative song with a recurrent refrain
    ballad.
  • noun a narrative poem of popular origin
    ballad.

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appendicular

  • adjective relating to or consisting of an appendage or appendages; especially the limbs
    • the appendicular skeleton

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passageway

  • noun a passage between rooms or between buildings
  • noun a path or channel or duct through or along which something may pass
    passage.
    • the nasal passages

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midbrain

  • noun the middle portion of the brain
    mesencephalon.

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arthritic

  • noun a person afflicted with arthritis
    • the hands of an elderly arthritic
  • adjective satellite of or pertaining to arthritis
    rheumatic; rheumy; rheumatoid; creaky.
    • my creaky old joints
    • rheumy with age and grief

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arch

  • noun a curved shape in the vertical plane that spans an opening
  • noun a curved bony structure supporting or enclosing organs (especially the inner sides of the feet)

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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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retort

  • noun a quick reply to a question or remark (especially a witty or critical one)
    rejoinder; return; counter; replication; comeback; riposte.
    • it brought a sharp rejoinder from the teacher
  • noun a vessel where substances are distilled or decomposed by heat

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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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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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watered-silk

  • noun silk fabric with a wavy surface pattern
    moire.

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wind

  • noun air moving (sometimes with considerable force) from an area of high pressure to an area of low pressure
    air current; current of air.
    • trees bent under the fierce winds
    • when there is no wind, row
    • the radioactivity was being swept upwards by the air current and out into the atmosphere
  • noun a tendency or force that influences events
    • the winds of change

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horny_structure

  • noun any rigid body structure composed primarily of keratin
    unguis.

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ensnarl

  • verb entangle or catch in (or as if in) a mesh
    mesh; enmesh.

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varment

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

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deform

  • verb make formless
    • the heat deformed the plastic sculpture
  • verb twist and press out of shape
    wring; distort; contort.

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viyella

  • noun a fabric made from a twilled mixture of cotton and wool

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sprout

  • noun any new growth of a plant such as a new branch or a bud
  • noun a newly grown bud (especially from a germinating seed)

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over

  • noun (cricket) the division of play during which six balls are bowled at the batsman by one player from the other team from the same end of the pitch
  • adjective satellite having come or been brought to a conclusion
    concluded; terminated; complete; ended; all over.
    • the harvesting was complete
    • the affair is over, ended, finished
    • the abruptly terminated interview

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peanut_worm

  • noun small unsegmented marine worm that when disturbed retracts its anterior portion into the body giving the appearance of a peanut
    sipunculid.

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piece_of_cloth

  • noun a separate part consisting of fabric
    piece of material.

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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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toady

  • noun a person who tries to please someone in order to gain a personal advantage
    sycophant; lackey; ass-kisser; crawler.
  • verb try to gain favor by cringing or flattering
    fawn; kowtow; kotow; bootlick; suck up; truckle.
    • He is always kowtowing to his boss

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rachis

  • noun axis of a compound leaf or compound inflorescence
  • noun the series of vertebrae forming the axis of the skeleton and protecting the spinal cord
    spinal column; spine; vertebral column; backbone; back.
    • the fall broke his back

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raggedness

  • noun a texture of a surface or edge that is not smooth but is irregular and uneven
    roughness.
  • noun shabbiness by virtue of being in rags

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backpack

  • noun a bag carried by a strap on your back or shoulder
    packsack; back pack; haversack; rucksack; knapsack.
  • verb hike with a backpack
    pack.
    • Every summer they are backpacking in the Rockies

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tramp

  • noun a disreputable vagrant
    hobo; bum.
    • a homeless tramp
    • he tried to help the really down-and-out bums
  • noun a person who engages freely in promiscuous sex
    swinger.

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concavity

  • noun a shape that curves or bends inward
    concave shape; incurvature; incurvation.
  • noun the property possessed by a concave shape
    concaveness.

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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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polyzoan

  • noun sessile aquatic animal forming mossy colonies of small polyps each having a curved or circular ridge bearing tentacles; attach to stones or seaweed and reproduce by budding
    bryozoan; sea mat; sea moss; moss animal.

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take_in

  • verb provide with shelter
  • verb fool or hoax
    fool; put on; gull; dupe; 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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pericardial_sac

  • noun the membrane surrounding the heart

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shear

  • noun (physics) a deformation of an object in which parallel planes remain parallel but are shifted in a direction parallel to themselves
    • the shear changed the quadrilateral into a parallelogram
  • noun a large edge tool that cuts sheet metal by passing a blade through it

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tympanic_cavity

  • noun the main cavity of the ear; between the eardrum and the inner ear
    middle ear; tympanum.

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undercut

  • noun the material removed by a cut made underneath
  • noun the tender meat of the loin muscle on each side of the vertebral column
    tenderloin.

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imbricate

  • verb place so as to overlap
    • imbricate the roof tiles
  • verb overlap
    • The roof tiles imbricate

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malacology

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

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acetabulum

  • noun the cup-shaped hollow in the hipbone into which the head of the femur fits to form a ball-and-socket joint
    cotyloid cavity.

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entomology

  • noun the branch of zoology that studies insects
    bugology.

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make_for

  • verb cause to happen or to occur as a consequence
    bring; play; work; wreak.
    • I cannot work a miracle
    • wreak havoc
    • bring comments
    • play a joke
    • The rain brought relief to the drought-stricken area

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band

  • noun an unofficial association of people or groups
    circle; set; lot.
    • the smart set goes there
    • they were an angry lot
  • noun instrumentalists not including string players

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caterpillar

  • noun a wormlike and often brightly colored and hairy or spiny larva of a butterfly or moth
  • noun a large tracked vehicle that is propelled by two endless metal belts; frequently used for moving earth in construction and farm work
    cat.

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sack

  • noun a bag made of paper or plastic for holding customer's purchases
    carrier bag; poke; paper bag.
  • noun an enclosed space
    sac; pocket; pouch.
    • the trapped miners found a pocket of air

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radiobiology

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

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extrusion

  • noun something that bulges out or is protuberant or projects from its surroundings
    protrusion; bulge; gibbousness; hump; prominence; bump; swelling; excrescence; jut; gibbosity; protuberance.
    • the gun in his pocket made an obvious bulge
    • the hump of a camel
    • he stood on the rocky prominence
    • the occipital protuberance was well developed
    • the bony excrescence between its horns
  • noun squeezing out by applying pressure
    expulsion.
    • an unexpected extrusion of toothpaste from the bottom of the tube
    • the expulsion of pus from the pimple

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cartilaginous

  • adjective of or relating to cartilage
  • adjective satellite difficult to chew
    gristly; rubbery.

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bladder_worm

  • noun encysted saclike larva of the tapeworm

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bony

  • adjective satellite very thin especially from disease or hunger or cold
    pinched; emaciated; cadaverous; gaunt; skeletal; wasted; haggard.
    • emaciated bony hands
    • a nightmare population of gaunt men and skeletal boys
    • eyes were haggard and cavernous
    • small pinched faces
    • kept life in his wasted frame only by grim concentration
  • adjective composed of or containing bone
    osseous; osteal.
    • osseous tissue

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leaner

  • noun (horseshoes) the throw of a horseshoe so as to lean against (but not encircle) the stake
  • adjective lacking excess flesh
    lean; thin.
    • you can't be too rich or too thin
    • Yon Cassius has a lean and hungry look"-Shakespeare

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dinge

  • noun discoloration due to dirtiness
    dinginess.
  • verb make a dent or impression in
    batter.
    • dinge a soft hat

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ascidian_tadpole

  • noun free-swimming larva of ascidians; they have a tail like a tadpole that contains the notochord

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pinch

  • noun a painful or straitened circumstance
    • the pinch of the recession
  • noun an injury resulting from getting some body part squeezed

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cashmere

  • noun a soft fabric made from the wool of the Cashmere goat
  • noun the wool of the Kashmir goat

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exostosis

  • noun a benign outgrowth from a bone (usually covered with cartilage)

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mean

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

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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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malpighian_corpuscle

  • noun the capsule that contains Bowman's capsule and a glomerulus at the expanded end of a nephron
    malpighian body; renal corpuscle.

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call_down

  • verb summon into action or bring into existence, often as if by magic
    arouse; raise; invoke; conjure up; bring up; call forth; evoke; put forward; stir; conjure.
    • raise the specter of unemployment
    • he conjured wild birds in the air
    • call down the spirits from the mountain
  • verb censure severely or angrily
    call on the carpet; rag; dress down; remonstrate; chew out; take to task; jaw; lambast; trounce; scold; chide; berate; chew up; have words; rebuke; reprimand; reproof; lecture; bawl out; lambaste.
    • The mother scolded the child for entering a stranger's car
    • The deputy ragged the Prime Minister
    • The customer dressed down the waiter for bringing cold soup

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hindbrain

  • noun the posterior portion of the brain including cerebellum and brainstem
    rhombencephalon.

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extract

  • noun a solution obtained by steeping or soaking a substance (usually in water)
    infusion.
  • noun a passage selected from a larger work
    excerption; selection; excerpt.
    • he presented excerpts from William James' philosophical writings

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twill

  • noun a weave used to produce the effect of parallel diagonal ribs
    twill weave.
  • noun a cloth with parallel diagonal lines or ribs

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network

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

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leptocephalus

  • noun slender transparent larva of eels and certain fishes

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cotyloid

  • adjective satellite of the cup-shaped socket that receives the head of the thigh bone
    acetabular; cotyloidal.

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re

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

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multiply

  • verb combine by multiplication
    • multiply 10 by 15
  • verb combine or increase by multiplication
    manifold.
    • He managed to multiply his profits

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forth

  • adverb from a particular thing or place or position (`forth' is obsolete)
    away; off.
    • ran away from the lion
    • wanted to get away from there
    • sent the children away to boarding school
    • the teacher waved the children away from the dead animal
    • went off to school
    • they drove off
    • go forth and preach
  • noun a river in southern Scotland that flows eastward to the Firth of Forth
    Forth River.

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swell

  • noun the undulating movement of the surface of the open sea
    crestless wave.
  • noun a rounded elevation (especially one on an ocean floor)

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pinstripe

  • noun a suit made from a fabric with very thin stripes
  • noun a fabric with very thin stripes

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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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plication

  • noun an angular or rounded shape made by folding
    crease; fold; bend; flexure; crimp.
    • a fold in the napkin
    • a crease in his trousers
    • a plication on her blouse
    • a flexure of the colon
    • a bend of his elbow
  • noun the act of folding in parallel folds
    pleating.

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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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vermis_cerebelli

  • noun the narrow central part of the cerebellum between the two hemispheres
    vermis.

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hunchbacked

  • adjective satellite characteristic of or suffering from kyphosis, an abnormality of the vertebral column
    kyphotic; humped; crookback; crookbacked; humpbacked; gibbous.

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mammal

  • noun any warm-blooded vertebrate having the skin more or less covered with hair; young are born alive except for the small subclass of monotremes and nourished with milk
    mammalian.

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knit

  • noun a fabric made by knitting
  • noun a basic knitting stitch
    plain; plain stitch; knit stitch.

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tympanum

  • noun the main cavity of the ear; between the eardrum and the inner ear
    middle ear; tympanic cavity.
  • noun the membrane in the ear that vibrates to sound
    tympanic membrane; myringa; eardrum.

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felis_catus

  • noun any domesticated member of the genus Felis
    house cat; Felis domesticus; domestic cat.

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diabetic

  • noun someone who has diabetes
  • adjective of or relating to or causing diabetes

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taper_off

  • verb end weakly
    peter out; fizzle; fizzle out.
    • The music just petered out--there was no proper ending
  • verb become smaller or less active
    • Business tapered off

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female_body

  • noun the body of a female human being

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organize

  • verb create (as an entity)
    organise; form.
    • social groups form everywhere
    • They formed a company
  • verb cause to be structured or ordered or operating according to some principle or idea
    organise.

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shantung

  • noun a heavy silk fabric with a rough surface (or a cotton imitation)

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phycology

  • noun the branch of botany that studies algae
    algology.

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procreate

  • verb have offspring or produce more individuals of a given animal or plant
    reproduce; multiply.
    • The Bible tells people to procreate

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wash

  • noun a thin coat of water-base paint
  • noun the work of cleansing (usually with soap and water)
    lavation; washing.

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spinning

  • noun creating thread
  • verb revolve quickly and repeatedly around one's own axis
    reel; whirl; spin; gyrate; spin around.
    • The dervishes whirl around and around without getting dizzy

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brocade

  • noun thick heavy expensive material with a raised pattern
  • verb weave a design into (textiles)

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mesencephalon

  • noun the middle portion of the brain
    midbrain.

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niger

  • noun an African river; flows into the South Atlantic
    Niger River.
  • noun a landlocked republic in West Africa; gained independence from France in 1960; most of the country is dominated by the Sahara Desert
    Republic of Niger.

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tangle

  • noun a twisted and tangled mass that is highly interwoven
    • they carved their way through the tangle of vines
  • noun something jumbled or confused
    maze; snarl.
    • a tangle of government regulations

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hoof

  • noun the foot of an ungulate mammal
  • noun the horny covering of the end of the foot in ungulate mammals

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voice_box

  • noun a cartilaginous structure at the top of the trachea; contains elastic vocal cords that are the source of the vocal tone in speech
    larynx.

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epiglottis

  • noun a flap of cartilage that covers the windpipe while swallowing

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service

  • noun work done by one person or group that benefits another
    • budget separately for goods and services
  • noun an act of help or assistance
    • he did them a service

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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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church_mouse

  • noun a fictional mouse created by Lewis Carroll

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wreak

  • verb cause to happen or to occur as a consequence
    bring; play; work; make for.
    • I cannot work a miracle
    • wreak havoc
    • bring comments
    • play a joke
    • The rain brought relief to the drought-stricken area

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corpus

  • noun capital as contrasted with the income derived from it
    principal sum; principal.
  • noun a collection of writings
    • he edited the Hemingway corpus

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tunicate

  • noun primitive marine animal having a saclike unsegmented body and a urochord that is conspicuous in the larva
    urochordate; urochord.

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nucleolus_organiser

  • noun the particular part of a chromosome that is associated with a nucleolus after nuclear division
    nucleolar organiser; nucleolar organizer; nucleolus organizer.

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bony_labyrinth

  • noun cavity in the petrous part of the temporal bone that contains the membranous labyrinth
    osseous labyrinth.

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purebred

  • noun a pedigreed animal of unmixed lineage; used especially of horses
    thoroughbred; pureblood.
  • adjective bred for many generations from member of a recognized breed or strain

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nasal_concha

  • noun one of several turbinate bones in the nasal cavity

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tool

  • noun an implement used in the practice of a vocation
  • noun the means whereby some act is accomplished
    instrument.
    • my greed was the instrument of my destruction
    • science has given us new tools to fight disease

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thoracic

  • adjective of or relating to the chest or thorax
    pectoral.
    • pectoral organ

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perambulator

  • noun a small vehicle with four wheels in which a baby or child is pushed around
    baby carriage; pusher; baby buggy; pushchair; carriage; pram; stroller; go-cart.

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prosthetic

  • adjective of or relating to prosthetics
  • adjective relating to or serving as a prosthesis

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andreas_vesalius

  • noun a Flemish surgeon who is considered the father of modern anatomy (1514-1564)
    Vesalius.

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teratoma

  • noun a tumor consisting of a mixture of tissues not normally found at that site

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mutilated

  • adjective satellite having a part of the body crippled or disabled
    maimed.
  • verb destroy or injure severely
    mutilate; mangle; cut up.
    • The madman mutilates art work

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assagai

  • noun the slender spear of the Bantu-speaking people of Africa
    assegai.

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crawl

  • noun a very slow movement
    • the traffic advanced at a crawl
  • noun a swimming stroke; arms are moved alternately overhead accompanied by a flutter kick
    Australian crawl; front crawl.

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cisterna

  • noun a sac or cavity containing fluid especially lymph or cerebrospinal fluid
    cistern.

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holdall

  • noun a capacious bag or basket
    tote bag; tote; carryall.

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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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project

  • noun any piece of work that is undertaken or attempted
    undertaking; task; labor.
    • he prepared for great undertakings
  • noun a planned undertaking
    projection.

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iron

  • noun a heavy ductile magnetic metallic element; is silver-white in pure form but readily rusts; used in construction and tools and armament; plays a role in the transport of oxygen by the blood
    atomic number 26; Fe.
  • noun a golf club that has a relatively narrow metal head

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paleozoology

  • noun the study of fossil animals
    palaeozoology.

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bridge

  • noun a structure that allows people or vehicles to cross an obstacle such as a river or canal or railway etc.
    span.
  • noun a circuit consisting of two branches (4 arms arranged in a diamond configuration) across which a meter is connected
    bridge circuit.

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paleobiology

  • noun a branch of paleontology that deals with the origin and growth and structure of fossil animals and plants as living organisms
    palaeobiology.

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georg_meissner

  • noun German anatomist (1829-1905)
    Meissner.

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camlet

  • noun a garment made of camlet fabric
  • noun a fabric of Asian origin; originally made of silk and camel's hair

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disambiguation

  • noun clarification that follows from the removal of ambiguity

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raw

  • noun informal terms for nakedness
    birthday suit; altogether.
    • in the raw
    • in the altogether
    • in his birthday suit
  • adjective satellite (used especially of commodities) being unprocessed or manufactured using only simple or minimal processes
    natural; rude.
    • natural yogurt
    • natural produce
    • raw wool
    • raw sugar
    • bales of rude cotton

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rat

  • noun any of various long-tailed rodents similar to but larger than a mouse
  • noun someone who works (or provides workers) during a strike
    strikebreaker; scab; blackleg.

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coelenterate

  • noun radially symmetrical animals having saclike bodies with only one opening and tentacles with stinging structures; they occur in polyp and medusa forms
    cnidarian.

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protract

  • verb lengthen in time; cause to be or last longer
    prolong; draw out; extend.
    • We prolonged our stay
    • She extended her visit by another day
    • The meeting was drawn out until midnight

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cornu

  • noun (anatomy) any structure that resembles a horn in shape

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double_up

  • verb bend over or curl up, usually with laughter or pain
    double; double over.
    • He doubled and vomited violently
  • verb share a room or a bed designed for only one person

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put_on

  • verb put clothing on one's body
    assume; don; get into; wear.
    • What should I wear today?
    • He put on his best suit for the wedding
    • The princess donned a long blue dress
    • The queen assumed the stately robes
    • He got into his jeans
  • verb add to something existing
    • She put on a sun room

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urochordate

  • noun primitive marine animal having a saclike unsegmented body and a urochord that is conspicuous in the larva
    tunicate; urochord.

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put_forward

  • verb put before
    posit; state; submit.
    • I submit to you that the accused is guilty
  • verb insist on having one's opinions and rights recognized
    assert.
    • Women should assert themselves more!

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ragbag

  • noun a motley assortment of things
    hotchpotch; farrago; mingle-mangle; oddments; hodgepodge; odds and ends; omnium-gatherum; melange; gallimaufry; mishmash.
  • noun a bag in which rags are kept

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pleural

  • adjective of or relating to the pleura or the walls of the thorax
    • pleural muscles

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create_from_raw_stuff

  • verb make from scratch
    create from raw material.

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metallic

  • noun a fabric made of a yarn that is partly or entirely of metal
  • noun a yarn made partly or entirely of metal

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sinus_paranasales

  • noun any of the paired sinuses in the bones of the face adjacent to the nasal cavity that are lined with mucous membrane that is continuous with the lining of the nasal cavities
    nasal sinus; paranasal sinus.

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rural_free_delivery

  • noun free government delivery of mail in outlying country areas
    RFD.

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chest

  • noun the part of the human torso between the neck and the diaphragm or the corresponding part in other vertebrates
    pectus; thorax.
  • noun box with a lid; used for storage; usually large and sturdy

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coelom

  • noun a cavity in the mesoderm of an embryo that gives rise in humans to the pleural cavity and pericardial cavity and peritoneal cavity
    celoma; celom.

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cleft

  • noun a split or indentation in something (as the palate or chin)
  • noun a long narrow opening
    crevice; scissure; fissure; crack.

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beat_back

  • verb cause to move back by force or influence
    repulse; repel; drive; push back; force back.
    • repel the enemy
    • push back the urge to smoke
    • beat back the invaders

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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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nubbly

  • adjective satellite of textiles; having a rough surface
    nubby; tweedy; homespun; slubbed.
    • a sweater knitted of nubbly homespun yarns

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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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double_over

  • verb bend over or curl up, usually with laughter or pain
    double up; double.
    • He doubled and vomited violently

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corded

  • adjective satellite of textiles; having parallel raised lines
    twilled.
  • verb stack in cords
    cord.
    • cord firewood

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coin

  • noun a flat metal piece (usually a disc) used as money
  • verb make up
    • coin phrases or words

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jean

  • noun (usually plural) close-fitting trousers of heavy denim for manual work or casual wear
    blue jean; denim.
  • noun a coarse durable twill-weave cotton fabric
    denim; dungaree.

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kit_bag

  • noun a knapsack (usually for a soldier)
    kitbag.

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pouchlike

  • adjective satellite shaped like a pouch
    saclike; bursiform; pouch-shaped.

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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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dog

  • noun a member of the genus Canis (probably descended from the common wolf) that has been domesticated by man since prehistoric times; occurs in many breeds
    domestic dog; Canis familiaris.
    • the dog barked all night
  • noun a dull unattractive unpleasant girl or woman
    frump.
    • she got a reputation as a frump
    • she's a real dog

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camo

  • noun fabric dyed with splotches of green and brown and black and tan; intended to make the wearer of a garment made of this fabric hard to distinguish from the background
    camouflage.

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cerebelli

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mailing

  • noun mail sent by a sender at one time
    • the candidate sent out three large mailings
  • noun the transmission of a letter
    posting.
    • the postmark indicates the time of mailing

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dental_anatomy

  • noun the branch of gross anatomy concerning with the morphology of teeth

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incorporate

  • verb make into a whole or make part of a whole
    integrate.
    • She incorporated his suggestions into her proposal
  • verb include or contain; have as a component
    comprise; contain.
    • A totally new idea is comprised in this paper
    • The record contains many old songs from the 1930's

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anatomical_structure

  • noun a particular complex anatomical part of a living thing
    complex body part; body structure; bodily structure; structure.
    • he has good bone structure

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mandibular_fossa

  • noun a deep concavity in the temporal bone at the root of the zygomatic arch that receives the condyle of the mandible
    glenoid fossa.

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organic_evolution

  • noun (biology) the sequence of events involved in the evolutionary development of a species or taxonomic group of organisms
    phylogenesis; phylogeny; evolution.

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create_verbally

  • verb create with or from words

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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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ellipsoid

  • noun a surface whose plane sections are all ellipses or circles
    • the Earth is an ellipsoid
  • adjective satellite having the nature or shape of an ellipsoid
    ellipsoidal; spheroidal.

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fundus

  • noun (anatomy) the base of a hollow organ or that part of the organ farthest from its opening
    • the uterine fundus
    • the fundus of the stomach

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maturation

  • noun coming to full development; becoming mature
    ripening; maturement.
  • noun (biology) the process of an individual organism growing organically; a purely biological unfolding of events involved in an organism changing gradually from a simple to a more complex level
    development; ontogenesis; ontogeny; growth; growing.
    • he proposed an indicator of osseous development in children

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screening

  • noun the display of a motion picture
    viewing; showing.
  • noun fabric of metal or plastic mesh

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plash

  • noun the sound like water splashing
    splash.
  • verb interlace the shoots of
    pleach.
    • pleach a hedge

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swayback

  • adjective satellite having abnormal sagging of the spine (especially in horses)
    lordotic; swaybacked; dipped.

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jailed

  • adjective satellite being in captivity
    confined; captive; imprisoned.
  • verb lock up or confine, in or as in a jail
    incarcerate; jug; remand; lag; immure; gaol; jail; put away; imprison; put behind bars.
    • The suspects were imprisoned without trial
    • the murderer was incarcerated for the rest of his life

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medulla

  • noun a white fatty substance that forms a medullary sheath around the axis cylinder of some nerve fibers
    myeline; myelin.
  • noun lower or hindmost part of the brain; continuous with spinal cord; (`bulb' is an old term for medulla oblongata)
    bulb; medulla oblongata.
    • the medulla oblongata is the most vital part of the brain because it contains centers controlling breathing and heart functioning

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pocked

  • adjective satellite used of paved surfaces having holes or pits
    potholed; pockmarked.
  • verb mark with a scar
    scar; pit; pock; mark.
    • The skin disease scarred his face permanently

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do

  • noun an uproarious party
    bash; brawl.
  • noun the syllable naming the first (tonic) note of any major scale in solmization
    doh; ut.

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carrier_bag

  • noun a bag made of paper or plastic for holding customer's purchases
    poke; paper bag; sack.

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faille

  • noun a ribbed woven fabric of silk or rayon or cotton

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watch

  • noun a small portable timepiece
    ticker.
  • noun a period of time (4 or 2 hours) during which some of a ship's crew are on duty

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fluid

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

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ecologist

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

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tammy

  • noun plain-woven (often glazed) fabric of wool or wool and cotton used especially formerly for linings and garments and curtains
  • noun a woolen cap of Scottish origin
    tam; tam-o'-shanter.

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convexo-convex

  • adjective satellite convex on both sides; shaped like a lentil
    lentiform; lenticular; biconvex.

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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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amniotic_cavity

  • noun the fluid-filled cavity that surrounds the developing embryo

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marcello_malpighi

  • noun Italian anatomist who was the first to use a microscope to study anatomy and was among the first to recognize cells in animals (1628-1694)
    Malpighi.

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bar

  • noun a room or establishment where alcoholic drinks are served over a counter
    taproom; barroom; saloon; ginmill.
    • he drowned his sorrows in whiskey at the bar
  • noun a counter where you can obtain food or drink
    • he bought a hot dog and a coke at the bar

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tweediness

  • noun looseness or roughness in texture (as of cloth)
    coarseness; nubbiness.
  • noun an informal, homely, outdoor look characteristic of those who wear tweeds

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mealworm

  • noun the larva of beetles of the family Tenebrionidae

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patch

  • noun a small contrasting part of something
    speckle; spot; maculation; fleck; dapple.
    • a bald spot
    • a leopard's spots
    • a patch of clouds
    • patches of thin ice
    • a fleck of red
  • noun a small area of ground covered by specific vegetation
    plot; plot of land; plot of ground.
    • a bean plot
    • a cabbage patch
    • a briar patch

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bag

  • noun a flexible container with a single opening
    • he stuffed his laundry into a large bag
  • noun the quantity of game taken in a particular period (usually by one person)
    • his bag included two deer

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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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galen

  • noun Greek anatomist whose theories formed the basis of European medicine until the Renaissance (circa 130-200)

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steal

  • noun an advantageous purchase
    buy; bargain.
    • she got a bargain at the auction
    • the stock was a real buy at that price
  • noun a stolen base; an instance in which a base runner advances safely during the delivery of a pitch (without the help of a hit or walk or passed ball or wild pitch)

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wireworm

  • noun wormlike larva of various elaterid beetles; feeds on roots of many crop plants

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reference

  • noun a remark that calls attention to something or someone
    mention.
    • she made frequent mention of her promotion
    • there was no mention of it
    • the speaker made several references to his wife
  • noun a short note recognizing a source of information or of a quoted passage
    acknowledgment; mention; citation; credit; cite; quotation.
    • the student's essay failed to list several important citations
    • the acknowledgments are usually printed at the front of a book
    • the article includes mention of similar clinical cases

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intertwine

  • verb spin,wind, or twist together
    twine; lace; interlace; enlace; entwine.
    • intertwine the ribbons
    • Twine the threads into a rope
    • intertwined hearts
  • verb make lacework by knotting or looping
    tat.

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bleb

  • noun (pathology) an elevation of the skin filled with serous fluid
    blister; bulla.

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brain_tumour

  • noun a tumor in the brain
    brain tumor.

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nub

  • noun a small lump or protuberance
    nubble.
  • noun a small piece
    stub.
    • a nub of coal
    • a stub of a pencil

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bunting

  • noun a loosely woven fabric used for flags, etc.
  • noun any of numerous seed-eating songbirds of Europe or North America

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dungaree

  • noun a coarse durable twill-weave cotton fabric
    denim; jean.

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away

  • adjective satellite not present; having left
    • he's away right now
    • you must not allow a stranger into the house when your mother is away
  • adjective used of an opponent's ground
    • an away game

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limbic_brain

  • noun a system of functionally related neural structures in the brain that are involved in emotional behavior
    visceral brain; limbic system.

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yolk_sac

  • noun membranous structure that functions as the circulatory system in mammalian embryos until the heart becomes functional
    vesicula umbilicus; vitelline sac; umbilical vesicle.
  • noun membranous structure enclosing the yolk of eggs in birds, reptiles, marsupials, and some fishes; circulates nutrients to the developing embryo

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tail_end

  • noun the time of the last part of something
    tail; fag end.
    • the fag end of this crisis-ridden century
    • the tail of the storm
  • noun any projection that resembles the tail of an animal
    tail.

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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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personate

  • verb pretend to be someone you are not; sometimes with fraudulent intentions
    pose; impersonate.
    • She posed as the Czar's daughter
  • verb attribute human qualities to something
    personify.
    • The Greeks personated their gods ridiculous

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extend

  • verb extend in scope or range or area
    broaden; widen.
    • The law was extended to all citizens
    • widen the range of applications
    • broaden your horizon
    • Extend your backyard
  • verb stretch out over a distance, space, time, or scope; run or extend between two points or beyond a certain point
    go; run; lead; pass.
    • Service runs all the way to Cranbury
    • His knowledge doesn't go very far
    • My memory extends back to my fourth year of life
    • The facts extend beyond a consideration of her personal assets

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contort

  • verb twist and press out of shape
    wring; distort; deform.

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cranial_orbit

  • noun the bony cavity in the skull containing the eyeball
    orbit; orbital cavity; eye socket.

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larynx

  • noun a cartilaginous structure at the top of the trachea; contains elastic vocal cords that are the source of the vocal tone in speech
    voice box.

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ellipticity

  • noun the property possessed by a round shape that is flattened at the poles
    oblateness.
    • the oblateness of the planet

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unfold

  • verb develop or come to a promising stage
    blossom; blossom out; blossom forth.
    • Youth blossomed into maturity
  • verb open to the view
    • A walk through town will unfold many interesting buildings

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stretch_out

  • verb extend or stretch out to a greater or the full length
    stretch; extend; unfold.
    • Unfold the newspaper
    • stretch out that piece of cloth
    • extend the TV antenna
  • verb lie down comfortably
    stretch.
    • To enjoy the picnic, we stretched out on the grass

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nudge

  • noun a slight push or shake
    jog.
  • verb to push against gently
    prod; poke at.
    • She nudged my elbow when she saw her friend enter the restaurant

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horsehair

  • noun hair taken from the mane or tail of a horse
  • noun a fabric made from fibers taken from the mane or tail of horses; used for upholstery

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thomas_henry_huxley

  • noun English biologist and a leading exponent of Darwin's theory of evolution (1825-1895)
    Huxley; Thomas Huxley.

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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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irregular

  • noun a member of an irregular armed force that fights a stronger force by sabotage and harassment
    guerrilla; guerilla; insurgent.
  • noun merchandise that has imperfections; usually sold at a reduced price without the brand name
    second.

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tote_bag

  • noun a capacious bag or basket
    holdall; tote; carryall.

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