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regeneration (Also regenerations) : Related Words Words similar in meaning to regeneration

understudy

  • noun an actor able to replace a regular performer when required
    standby.
  • verb be an understudy or alternate for a role
    alternate.

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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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rev

  • noun rate of revolution of a motor
    revolutions per minute; rpm.
    • the engine was doing 6000 revs
  • verb increase the number of rotations per minute
    rev up.
    • rev up an engine

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foul

  • noun an act that violates the rules of a sport
  • verb hit a foul ball

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chrome_green

  • noun any of a class of green pigments consisting of chrome yellow and iron blue
  • noun a brilliant green color

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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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neurotization

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neoplasia

  • noun the pathological process that results in the formation and growth of a tumor

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bacteriostasis

  • noun inhibition of the growth of bacteria

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ventilate

  • verb expose to cool or cold air so as to cool or freshen
    vent; air out; air.
    • air the old winter clothes
    • air out the smoke-filled rooms
  • verb expose to the circulation of fresh air so as to retard spoilage
    • Wheat should be well ventilated

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re-establishment

  • noun restoration to a previous state
    • regular exercise resulted in the re-establishment of his endurance

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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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refinish

  • verb give a new surface
    • refinish the dining room furniture

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swap

  • noun an equal exchange
    swop; barter; trade.
    • we had no money so we had to live by barter
  • verb exchange or give (something) in exchange for
    switch; swop; trade.

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sharia_law

  • noun the code of law derived from the Koran and from the teachings and example of Mohammed
    shariah law; sharia; Islamic law; shariah.
    • sharia is only applicable to Muslims
    • under Islamic law there is no separation of church and state

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lord

  • noun a person who has general authority over others
    overlord; master.
  • noun terms referring to the Judeo-Christian God
    Jehovah; Creator; God Almighty; Almighty; Divine; Maker; Godhead.

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histologist

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

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snakeroot

  • noun a plant of the genus Sanicula having palmately compound leaves and unisexual flowers in panicled umbels followed by bristly fruit; reputed to have healing powers
    sanicle.
  • noun any of various North American plants of the genus Liatris having racemes or panicles of small discoid flower heads
    blazing star; button snakeroot; gayfeather; gay-feather.

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lure

  • noun qualities that attract by seeming to promise some kind of reward
    come-on; enticement.
  • noun anything that serves as an enticement
    come-on; bait; sweetener; hook.

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blistering

  • noun the formation of vesicles in or beneath the skin
    vesiculation; vesication.
  • verb get blistered
    blister; vesicate.
    • Her feet blistered during the long hike

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tenens

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macroevolution

  • noun evolution on a large scale extending over geologic era and resulting in the formation of new taxonomic groups

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activation

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

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locum_tenens

  • noun someone (physician or clergyman) who substitutes temporarily for another member of the same profession
    locum.

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reduction_division

  • noun (genetics) cell division that produces reproductive cells in sexually reproducing organisms; the nucleus divides into four nuclei each containing half the chromosome number (leading to gametes in animals and spores in plants)
    miosis; meiosis.

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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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redact

  • noun someone who puts text into appropriate form for publication
    rewriter; redactor; reviser; rewrite man.
  • verb formulate in a particular style or language
    put; frame; couch; cast.
    • I wouldn't put it that way
    • She cast her request in very polite language

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cellular_division

  • noun the process in reproduction and growth by which a cell divides to form daughter cells
    cell division.

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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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mouth-to-mouth_resuscitation

  • noun an emergency procedure consisting of external cardiac massage and artificial respiration; the first treatment for a person who has collapsed and has no pulse and has stopped breathing; attempts to restore circulation of the blood and prevent death or brain damage due to lack of oxygen
    CPR; kiss of life; cardiopulmonary resuscitation; cardiac resuscitation.

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affect

  • noun the conscious subjective aspect of feeling or emotion
  • verb have an effect upon
    impact; touch on; bear upon; bear on; touch.
    • Will the new rules affect me?

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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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vitality

  • noun an energetic style
    verve.
  • noun a healthy capacity for vigorous activity
    energy; vim.
    • jogging works off my excess energy
    • he seemed full of vim and vigor

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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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nutrition

  • noun (physiology) the organic process of nourishing or being nourished; the processes by which an organism assimilates food and uses it for growth and maintenance
  • noun a source of materials to nourish the body
    alimentation; aliment; nutriment; nourishment; sustenance; victuals.

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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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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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convenience

  • noun the state of being suitable or opportune
    • chairs arranged for his own convenience
  • noun the quality of being useful and convenient
    • they offered the convenience of an installment plan

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anastalsis

  • noun muscular action of the alimentary tract in a direction opposite to peristalsis

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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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tense

  • noun a grammatical category of verbs used to express distinctions of time
  • verb become stretched or tense or taut
    strain.
    • the bodybuilder's neck muscles tensed
    • "the rope strained when the weight was attached

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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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senescence

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

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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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material_body

  • noun alternative names for the body of a human being
    form; figure; flesh; soma; frame; physique; anatomy; 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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resorption

  • noun the organic process in which the substance of some differentiated structure that has been produced by the body undergoes lysis and assimilation
    reabsorption.

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horn

  • noun a noisemaker (as at parties or games) that makes a loud noise when you blow through it
  • noun one of the bony outgrowths on the heads of certain ungulates

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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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exchangeable

  • adjective suitable to be exchanged
  • adjective capable of being exchanged for or replaced by something of equal value
    convertible.
    • convertible securities

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teratogenesis

  • noun the development of defects in an embryo

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ill

  • noun an often persistent bodily disorder or disease; a cause for complaining
    complaint; ailment.
  • adjective affected by an impairment of normal physical or mental function
    sick.
    • ill from the monotony of his suffering

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repetition

  • noun an event that repeats
    repeat.
    • the events today were a repeat of yesterday's
  • noun the act of doing or performing again
    repeating.

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flatus

  • noun a reflex that expels intestinal gas through the anus
    fart; farting; breaking wind; wind.

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cobbling

  • noun the shoemaker's trade
    shoe repairing; shoemaking.
  • verb pave with cobblestones
    cobblestone; cobble.

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blue

  • noun blue color or pigment; resembling the color of the clear sky in the daytime
    blueness.
    • he had eyes of bright blue
  • noun blue clothing
    • she was wearing blue

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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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hide

  • noun the dressed skin of an animal (especially a large animal)
    fell.
  • noun body covering of a living animal
    pelt; skin.

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blastogenesis

  • noun asexual reproduction by budding
  • noun theory that inherited characteristics are transmitted by germ plasm

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erythema_solare

  • noun redness of the skin caused by exposure to the rays of the sun
    sunburn.

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zoological

  • adjective concerning the study of animals and their classification and properties
    • zoological research
  • adjective of or relating to animals or animal groups
    • zoological garden

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poison

  • noun any substance that causes injury or illness or death of a living organism
    toxicant; poisonous substance.
  • noun anything that harms or destroys
    • the poison of fascism

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amelogenesis

  • noun the developmental process of forming tooth enamel

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histrion

  • noun a theatrical performer
    thespian; player; role player; actor.

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reconstruction

  • noun the activity of constructing something again
  • noun the period after the American Civil War when the southern states were reorganized and reintegrated into the Union; 1865-1877
    Reconstruction Period.

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blur

  • noun a hazy or indistinct representation
    fuzz.
    • it happened so fast it was just a blur
    • he tried to clear his head of the whisky fuzz
  • verb become glassy; lose clear vision
    glaze over; film over.
    • Her eyes glazed over from lack of sleep

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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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reviving

  • adjective satellite tending to impart new life and vigor to
    revitalising; renewing; revitalizing; restorative.
    • the renewing warmth of the sunshine
  • verb cause to regain consciousness
    resuscitate; revive.
    • The doctors revived the comatose man

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systematizer

  • noun an organizer who puts things in order
    systemizer; orderer; systemiser; systematist; systematiser.
    • Aristotle was a great orderer of ideas

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renascence

  • noun the period of European history at the close of the Middle Ages and the rise of the modern world; a cultural rebirth from the 14th through the middle of the 17th centuries
    Renaissance.
  • noun a second or new birth
    reincarnation; rebirth.

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miosis

  • noun (genetics) cell division that produces reproductive cells in sexually reproducing organisms; the nucleus divides into four nuclei each containing half the chromosome number (leading to gametes in animals and spores in plants)
    reduction division; meiosis.
  • noun reflex contraction of the sphincter muscle of the iris in response to a bright light (or certain drugs) causing the pupil to become smaller
    myosis; pupillary reflex; light reflex.

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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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environmental_science

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

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haemopoiesis

  • noun the formation of blood cells in the living body (especially in the bone marrow)
    hematopoiesis; hemogenesis; hemopoiesis; hematogenesis; sanguification; haematopoiesis; haemogenesis; haematogenesis.

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suppresser_gene

  • noun a gene that suppresses the phenotypic expression of another gene (especially of a mutant gene)
    suppressor gene; suppresser; suppressor.

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refinement

  • noun a highly developed state of perfection; having a flawless or impeccable quality
    culture; polish; cultivation; finish.
    • they performed with great polish
    • I admired the exquisite refinement of his prose
    • almost an inspiration which gives to all work that finish which is almost art"--Joseph Conrad
  • noun the result of improving something
    elaboration.
    • he described a refinement of this technique

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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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bleach

  • noun the whiteness that results from removing the color from something
    • a complete bleach usually requires several applications
  • noun an agent that makes things white or colorless
    blanching agent; whitener; bleaching agent.

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aid

  • noun a resource
    assistance; help.
    • visual aids in teaching
  • noun the activity of contributing to the fulfillment of a need or furtherance of an effort or purpose
    assistance; assist; help.
    • he gave me an assist with the housework
    • could not walk without assistance
    • rescue party went to their aid
    • offered his help in unloading

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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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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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skin_colour

  • noun the coloring of a person's face
    complexion; skin color.

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spontaneous_generation

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

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smoke

  • noun a cloud of fine particles suspended in a gas
    fume.
  • noun a hot vapor containing fine particles of carbon being produced by combustion
    smoking.
    • the fire produced a tower of black smoke that could be seen for miles

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military

  • noun the military forces of a nation
    armed forces; armed services; military machine; war machine.
    • their military is the largest in the region
    • the military machine is the same one we faced in 1991 but now it is weaker
  • adjective of or relating to the study of the principles of warfare
    • military law

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redevelopment

  • noun the act of improving by renewing and restoring
    overhaul; renovation.
    • they are pursuing a general program of renovation to the entire property
    • a major overhal of the healthcare system was proposed

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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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verdure

  • noun green foliage
    greenery.
  • noun the lush appearance of flourishing vegetation
    verdancy; greenness.

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fix

  • noun informal terms for a difficult situation
    kettle of fish; mess; muddle; jam; hole; pickle.
    • he got into a terrible fix
    • he made a muddle of his marriage
  • noun something craved, especially an intravenous injection of a narcotic drug
    • she needed a fix of chocolate

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divide

  • noun a serious disagreement between two groups of people (typically producing tension or hostility)
  • noun a ridge of land that separates two adjacent river systems
    water parting; watershed.

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highly

  • adverb to a high degree or extent; favorably or with much respect
    extremely.
    • highly successful
    • He spoke highly of her
    • does not think highly of his writing
    • extremely interesting
  • adverb at a high rate or wage
    • highly paid workers

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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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turning

  • noun the act of changing or reversing the direction of the course
    turn.
    • he took a turn to the right
  • noun act of changing in practice or custom
    • the law took many turnings over the years

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remould

  • verb cast again
    recast; remold.
    • The bell cracked and had to be recast
  • verb give new treads to (a tire)
    remold; retread.

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prescription_medicine

  • noun a drug that is available only with written instructions from a doctor or dentist to a pharmacist
    prescription; prescription drug; ethical drug.
    • he told the doctor that he had been taking his prescription regularly

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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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stemmer

  • noun a worker who strips the stems from moistened tobacco leaves and binds the leaves together into books
    sprigger; stripper.
  • noun a worker who makes or applies stems for artificial flowers

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masculinisation

  • noun the abnormal development of male sexual characteristics in a female (usually as the result of hormone therapies or adrenal malfunction)
    virilization; masculinization; virilisation.

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watering

  • noun shedding tears
    lacrimation; tearing; lachrymation.
  • noun wetting with water
    • the lawn needs a great deal of watering

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symphysis

  • noun an abnormal adhesion of two or more structures
  • noun a growing together of parts or structures

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negative

  • noun a reply of denial
    • he answered in the negative
  • noun a piece of photographic film showing an image with light and shade or colors reversed

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dart_thrower

  • noun a device resembling a sling that is used in various primitive societies to propel a dart or spear
    spear thrower; throwing stick; throwing board.

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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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scheduled_maintenance

  • noun maintenance at a regularly scheduled time

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music

  • noun an artistic form of auditory communication incorporating instrumental or vocal tones in a structured and continuous manner
  • noun any agreeable (pleasing and harmonious) sounds
    euphony.
    • he fell asleep to the music of the wind chimes

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calm

  • noun steadiness of mind under stress
    equanimity; calmness; composure.
    • he accepted their problems with composure and she with equanimity
  • noun wind moving at less than 1 knot; 0 on the Beaufort scale
    calm air.

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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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therapeutic_rehabilitation

  • noun providing help for disabled persons; the removal or reduction of disabilities
    physical rehabilitation; physical restoration.

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modification

  • noun the act of making something different (as e.g. the size of a garment)
    adjustment; alteration.
  • noun slightly modified copy; not an exact copy
    • a modification of last year's model

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glass

  • noun a brittle transparent solid with irregular atomic structure
  • noun a container for holding liquids while drinking
    drinking glass.

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reversible

  • noun a garment (especially a coat) that can be worn inside out (with either side of the cloth showing)
  • adjective capable of reversing or being reversed
    • reversible hypertension

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lysogenization

  • noun the process by which a bacterium acquires a phage that becomes integrated into its genome
    lysogenisation.

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antibacterial_drug

  • noun any drug that destroys bacteria or inhibits their growth
    bactericide; antibacterial.

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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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me

  • noun a state in New England
    Pine Tree State; Maine.

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intake

  • noun the process of taking food into the body through the mouth (as by eating)
    ingestion; uptake; consumption.
  • noun an opening through which fluid is admitted to a tube or container
    inlet.

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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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wilderness

  • noun (politics) a state of disfavor
    • he led the Democratic party back from the wilderness
  • noun a wooded region in northeastern Virginia near Spotsylvania where bloody but inconclusive battles were fought in the American Civil War

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butterfly_collector

  • noun an entomologist who specializes in the collection and study of butterflies and moths
    lepidopterologist; lepidopterist.

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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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incubator

  • noun apparatus consisting of a box designed to maintain a constant temperature by the use of a thermostat; used for chicks or premature infants
    brooder.

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blooming

  • noun the organic process of bearing flowers
    bloom.
    • you will stop all bloom if you let the flowers go to seed
  • verb produce or yield flowers
    blossom; flower; bloom.
    • The cherry tree bloomed

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suppository

  • noun a small plug of medication designed for insertion into the rectum or vagina where it melts

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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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isordil

  • noun drug (trade name Isordil) used to treat angina pectoris and congestive heart failure
    isosorbide.

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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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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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purgative

  • noun a purging medicine; stimulates evacuation of the bowels
    aperient; cathartic; physic.
  • adjective satellite strongly laxative
    cathartic; evacuant.

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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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woman

  • noun an adult female person (as opposed to a man)
    adult female.
    • the woman kept house while the man hunted
  • noun a female person who plays a significant role (wife or mistress or girlfriend) in the life of a particular man
    • he was faithful to his woman

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statutory_law

  • noun the body of laws created by legislative statutes

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promegapoietin

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freshen

  • verb make (to feel) fresh
    refresh.
    • The cool water refreshed us
  • verb become or make oneself fresh again
    refreshen; refresh; freshen up.
    • She freshened up after the tennis game

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morula

  • noun a solid mass of blastomeres that forms when the zygote splits; develops into the blastula

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aging

  • noun acquiring desirable qualities by being left undisturbed for some time
    ripening; ageing.
  • noun the organic process of growing older and showing the effects of increasing age
    senescence; ageing.

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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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recovery

  • noun return to an original state
    • the recovery of the forest after the fire was surprisingly rapid
  • noun gradual healing (through rest) after sickness or injury
    convalescence; recuperation.

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monocarp

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

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damage

  • noun the occurrence of a change for the worse
    harm; impairment.
  • noun loss of military equipment
    equipment casualty.

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lacrimation

  • noun shedding tears
    watering; tearing; lachrymation.

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crossing_over

  • noun the interchange of sections between pairing homologous chromosomes during the prophase of meiosis
    crossover.

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insemination

  • noun the act of sowing (of seeds in the ground or, figuratively, of germs in the body or ideas in the mind, etc.)
  • noun the introduction of semen into the genital tract of a female

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sexual_reproduction

  • noun reproduction involving the union or fusion of a male and a female gamete
    amphimixis.

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scientific_discipline

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

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agglutination

  • noun a clumping of bacteria or red cells when held together by antibodies (agglutinins)
  • noun the building of words from component morphemes that retain their form and meaning in the process of combining

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systematiser

  • noun an organizer who puts things in order
    systematizer; systemizer; orderer; systemiser; systematist.
    • Aristotle was a great orderer of ideas

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translocation

  • noun the transport of dissolved material within a plant
  • noun (genetics) an exchange of chromosome parts
    • translocations can result in serious congenital disorders

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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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lactation

  • noun the period following birth during which milk is secreted
    • lactation normally continues until weaning
  • noun the production and secretion of milk by the mammary glands

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replacing

  • noun the act of furnishing an equivalent person or thing in the place of another
    replacement.
    • replacing the star will not be easy
  • verb substitute a person or thing for (another that is broken or inefficient or lost or no longer working or yielding what is expected)
    replace.
    • He replaced the old razor blade
    • We need to replace the secretary that left a month ago
    • the insurance will replace the lost income
    • This antique vase can never be replaced

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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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sulfate

  • noun a salt or ester of sulphuric acid
    sulphate.
  • verb convert into a sulfate

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lump

  • noun a compact mass
    clod; ball; glob; clump; chunk.
    • a ball of mud caught him on the shoulder
  • noun an abnormal protuberance or localized enlargement
    swelling; puffiness.

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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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correctional_rehabilitation

  • noun providing penal custody or probation or parole for convicted offenders

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router

  • noun a worker who routes shipments for distribution and delivery
  • noun (computer science) a device that forwards data packets between computer networks

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bodily_function

  • noun an organic process that takes place in the body
    bodily process; body process; activity.
    • respiratory activity

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law

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

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food_cycle

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

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parallel

  • noun something having the property of being analogous to something else
    analogue; analog.
  • noun an imaginary line around the Earth parallel to the equator
    latitude; parallel of latitude; line of latitude.

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camera_care

  • noun keeping a camera in good working order

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recombination

  • noun (physics) a combining of charges or transfer of electrons in a gas that results in the neutralization of ions; important for ions arising from the passage of high-energy particles
  • noun (genetics) a combining of genes or characters different from what they were in the parents

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antidiuretic

  • noun a drug that limits the formation of urine
    antidiuretic drug.

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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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phrenology

  • noun a now abandoned study of the shape of skull as indicative of the strengths of different faculties

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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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jungle

  • noun a location marked by an intense competition and struggle for survival
  • noun a place where hoboes camp
    hobo camp.

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chemical_science

  • noun the science of matter; the branch of the natural sciences dealing with the composition of substances and their properties and reactions
    chemistry.

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preventive

  • noun remedy that prevents or slows the course of an illness or disease
    preventative; prophylactic.
    • the doctor recommended several preventatives
  • noun any obstruction that impedes or is burdensome
    incumbrance; preventative; encumbrance; interference; hitch; hindrance; hinderance.

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band_aid

  • noun trade name for an adhesive bandage to cover small cuts or blisters
  • noun hurried repair
    quick fix; quickie; quicky.

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remold

  • verb cast again
    recast; remould.
    • The bell cracked and had to be recast
  • verb shape again or shape differently
    reshape.

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feedback

  • noun the process in which part of the output of a system is returned to its input in order to regulate its further output
  • noun response to an inquiry or experiment

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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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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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fall

  • noun the season when the leaves fall from the trees
    autumn.
    • in the fall of 1973
  • noun a sudden drop from an upright position
    tumble; spill.
    • he had a nasty spill on the ice

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greyness

  • noun a neutral achromatic color midway between white and black
    grayness; gray; grey.

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keyboard

  • noun device consisting of a set of keys on a piano or organ or typewriter or typesetting machine or computer or the like
  • noun holder consisting of an arrangement of hooks on which keys or locks can be hung

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spontaneous

  • adjective happening or arising without apparent external cause
    self-generated.
    • spontaneous laughter
    • spontaneous combustion
    • a spontaneous abortion
  • adjective satellite said or done without having been planned or written in advance
    unwritten; ad-lib.
    • he made a few ad-lib remarks

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budding

  • noun reproduction of some unicellular organisms (such as yeasts) by growth and specialization followed by the separation by constriction of a part of the parent
  • verb develop buds
    bud.
    • The hibiscus is budding!

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kinetoscope

  • noun a device invented by Edison that gave an impression of movement as an endless loop of film moved continuously over a light source with a rapid shutter; precursor of the modern motion picture

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activating

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

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digest

  • noun a periodical that summarizes the news
  • noun something that is compiled (as into a single book or file)
    compilation.

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priming

  • noun the act of making something ready
  • noun any igniter that is used to initiate the burning of a propellant
    fusee; fuze; fuse; fuzee; primer.

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styptic

  • noun a drug that causes contraction of body tissues and canals
    astringent drug; astringent.
  • adjective satellite tending to check bleeding by contracting the tissues or blood vessels
    hemostatic.

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difference

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

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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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personal

  • noun a short newspaper article about a particular person or group
  • adjective concerning or affecting a particular person or his or her private life and personality
    • a personal favor
    • for your personal use
    • personal papers
    • I have something personal to tell you
    • a personal God
    • he has his personal bank account and she has hers

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adaption

  • noun the process of adapting to something (such as environmental conditions)
    adjustment; adaptation.

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recreational

  • adjective of or relating to recreation
    • a recreational area with a pool and ball fields
  • adjective satellite engaged in as a pastime
    unpaid; amateur.
    • an amateur painter
    • gained valuable experience in amateur theatricals
    • recreational golfers
    • reading matter that is both recreational and mentally stimulating
    • unpaid extras in the documentary

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law_merchant

  • noun the body of rules applied to commercial transactions; derived from the practices of traders rather than from jurisprudence
    mercantile law; commercial law.

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better

  • noun something superior in quality or condition or effect
    • a change for the better
  • noun someone who bets
    wagerer; punter; bettor.

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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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precipitate

  • noun a precipitated solid substance in suspension or after settling or filtering
  • verb bring about abruptly
    • The crisis precipitated by Russia's revolution

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antabuse

  • noun a drug (trade name Antabuse) used in the treatment of alcoholism; causes nausea and vomiting if alcohol is ingested
    disulfiram.

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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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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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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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lorenz_oken

  • 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 Okenfuss; Oken.

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successiveness

  • noun a following of one thing after another in time
    chronological succession; succession; chronological sequence; sequence.
    • the doctor saw a sequence of patients

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combination

  • noun a collection of things that have been combined; an assemblage of separate parts or qualities
  • noun a coordinated sequence of chess moves

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fixation

  • noun an abnormal state in which development has stopped prematurely
    infantile fixation; regression; arrested development.
  • noun an unhealthy and compulsive preoccupation with something or someone
    obsession.

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regulator_gene

  • noun a gene that produces a repressor substance that inhibits an operator gene
    regulatory gene.

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entomology

  • noun the branch of zoology that studies insects
    bugology.

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orbison

  • noun United States composer and rockabilly tenor popular in the 1950s (1936-1988)
    Roy Orbison.

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break

  • noun some abrupt occurrence that interrupts an ongoing activity
    interruption.
    • the telephone is an annoying interruption
    • there was a break in the action when a player was hurt
  • noun an unexpected piece of good luck
    good luck; happy chance.
    • he finally got his big break

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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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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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therapy

  • noun (medicine) the act of caring for someone (as by medication or remedial training etc.)
    • the quarterback is undergoing treatment for a knee injury
    • he tried every treatment the doctors suggested
    • heat therapy gave the best relief

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radiobiology

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

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political_party

  • noun an organization to gain political power
    party.
    • in 1992 Perot tried to organize a third party at the national level

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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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blusher

  • noun yellowish edible agaric that usually turns red when touched
    blushing mushroom; Amanita rubescens.
  • noun makeup consisting of a pink or red powder applied to the cheeks
    paint; rouge.

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jade_green

  • noun a light green color varying from bluish green to yellowish green
    jade.

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isuprel

  • noun drug (trade name Isuprel) used to treat bronchial asthma and to stimulate the heart
    isoproterenol.

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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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dyeing

  • noun the use of dye to change the color of something permanently
  • verb color with dye
    dye.
    • Please dye these shoes

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wooden

  • adjective satellite made or consisting of (entirely or in part) or employing wood
    • a wooden box
    • an ancient cart with wooden wheels
  • adjective satellite lacking ease or grace
    • the actor's performance was wooden
    • a wooden smile

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filling

  • noun any material that fills a space or container
    fill.
    • there was not enough fill for the trench
  • noun flow into something (as a container)

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apc

  • noun (military) an armored vehicle (usually equipped with caterpillar treads) that is used to transport infantry
    armoured personnel carrier; armored personnel carrier.
  • noun a drug combination found in some over-the-counter headache remedies (aspirin and phenacetin and caffeine)

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physiological_anatomy

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

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claim_jumper

  • noun one who illegally occupies property to which another has a legal claim

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correctional

  • adjective satellite concerned with or providing correction
    • a correctional institution

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structural_gene

  • noun a gene that controls the production of a specific protein or peptide

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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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cardiopulmonary

  • adjective of or pertaining to or affecting both the heart and the lungs and their functions
    cardiorespiratory.
    • cardiopulmonary resuscitation

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displacement

  • noun act of taking the place of another especially using underhanded tactics
    supplanting.
  • noun an event in which something is displaced without rotation
    shift.

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tinting

  • noun the act of adding a tinge of color
    • the hairdresser gave her hair a modest tinting
  • verb color lightly
    touch; tinct; tint; tinge.
    • her greying hair was tinged blond
    • the leaves were tinged red in November

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tree_farm

  • noun a forest (or part of a forest) where trees are grown for commercial use

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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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ameliorate

  • verb to make better
    better; amend; meliorate; improve.
    • The editor improved the manuscript with his changes
  • verb get better
    better; meliorate; improve.
    • The weather improved toward evening

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dawn

  • noun the first light of day
    sunup; daybreak; break of day; dawning; aurora; morning; break of the day; first light; dayspring; cockcrow; sunrise.
    • we got up before dawn
    • they talked until morning
  • noun the earliest period
    morning.
    • the dawn of civilization
    • the morning of the world

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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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molecular_biology

  • noun the branch of biology that studies the structure and activity of macromolecules essential to life (and especially with their genetic role)

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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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noisemaker

  • noun a device (such as a clapper or bell or horn) used to make a loud noise at a celebration

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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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regenerative

Of or pertaining to regeneration; tending to regenerate; as, regenerative influences. H. Bushnell.

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self-renewal

  • noun the act of renewing yourself (or itself)

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hubel

  • noun United States neuroscientist noted for his studies of the neural basis of vision (born in 1926)
    David Hubel.

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cytogeny

  • noun the origin and development and variation of cells
    cytogenesis.

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humification

  • noun the process of the formation of humus from plant remains

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stringer

  • noun a member of a squad on a team
    • a first stringer
    • a second stringer
  • noun a worker who strings
    • a stringer of beads

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redevelop

  • verb develop for a second time, in order to improve the contrast, colour, etc., of a negative or print
  • verb formulate or develop again, of an improved theory or hypothesis
    reformulate.

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breathing_device

  • noun a device that facilitates breathing in cases of respiratory failure
    ventilator; breathing machine; breathing apparatus.

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facilitation

  • noun the condition of being made easy (or easier)
    • social facilitation is an adaptive condition
  • noun (neurophysiology) phenomenon that occurs when two or more neural impulses that alone are not enough to trigger a response in a neuron combine to trigger an action potential

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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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succession

  • noun a following of one thing after another in time
    chronological succession; chronological sequence; successiveness; sequence.
    • the doctor saw a sequence of patients
  • noun a group of people or things arranged or following in order
    • a succession of stalls offering soft drinks
    • a succession of failures

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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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roy_chapman_andrews

  • noun United States naturalist who contributed to paleontology and geology (1884-1960)
    Andrews.

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shell_collecting

  • noun the collection and study of mollusc shells
    conchology.

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formation

  • noun an arrangement of people or things acting as a unit
    • a defensive formation
    • a formation of planes
  • noun the act of fabricating something in a particular shape
    shaping.

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re-formation

  • noun forming again (especially with improvements or removal of defects); renewing and reconstituting
    regeneration.

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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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mercantile_law

  • noun the body of rules applied to commercial transactions; derived from the practices of traders rather than from jurisprudence
    law merchant; commercial law.

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