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Gen

Gen (Science: prefix) being born, producing, coming to be. Origin: g. Genos, birth (Science: suffix) Denotes precursor... Read More

Gene

A gene is the fundamental, physical, and functional unit of heredity. The genes make up the sequences of DNA (genotypes).... Read More

Exogenous antigen

Definition noun Antigen that enters the body of the organism from the outside, e.g. through inhalation, ingestion, or... Read More

Generation

Generation 1. The act of generating or begetting; procreation, as of animals. 2. Origination by some process, mathematical,... Read More

Agglutinogen

Definition noun, plural: agglutinogens Any substance that acts as an antigen to stimulate production of specific... Read More

Immunogen

Definition noun, plural: immunogens Any substance that stimulates an immune response, such as production of specific... Read More

Mitogen

Definition noun, plural: mitogens Any substance that triggers mitosis, as well as lymphocyte... Read More

Lactogen

Lactogen An agent that stimulates milk production or secretion. Origin: Lacto-- g. -gen, producing human placental lactogen... Read More

The Psychobiology of Hysteria

Editorial Hysteria is often regarded as the archetypal psychodynamic illness. Freud carried out much of his early work on... Read More

Face

Face 1. The exterior form or appearance of anything; that part which presents itself to the view; especially, the front or... Read More

Meat

Meat 1. Food, in general; anything eaten for nourishment, either by man or beast. Hence, the edible part of anything; as,... Read More

Senile

senile Of or pertaining to old age; proceeding from, or characteristic of, old age; affected with the infirmities of old... Read More

Woman

woman 1. An adult female person; a grown-up female person, as distinguished from a man or a child; sometimes, any female... Read More

Well

well 1. Good in condition or circumstances; desirable, either in a natural or moral sense; fortunate; convenient;... Read More

Wine

wine 1. The expressed juice of grapes, especially. When fermented; a beverage or liquor prepared from grapes by squeezing... Read More

Anoxia

Definition noun (1) A condition in which oxygen is completely absent or depleted. (2) Severe hypoxia; lack of oxygen... Read More

Harvest

Harvest 1. The gathering of a crop of any kind; the ingathering of the crops; also, the season of gathering grain and... Read More

Arm

Arm 1. The limb of the human body which extends from the shoulder to the hand; also, the corresponding limb of a monkey. 2.... Read More

Slime

slime 1. Soft, moist earth or clay, having an adhesive quality; viscous mud. As it Nilus ebbs, the seedsman Upon the slime... Read More

Fowl

Fowl Instead of the pl. Fowls the singular is often used collectively. OE. Foul, fowel, foghel, fuhel, fugel, as. Fugol;... Read More

Shade

shade 1. To shelter or screen by intercepting the rays of light; to keep off illumination from. I went to crop the sylvan... Read More

Void

void 1. Containing nothing; empty; vacant; not occupied; not filled. The earth was without form, and void. (gen. I. 2) I 'll... Read More

Sole

sole 1. The bottom of the foot; hence, also, rarely, the foot itself. The dove found no rest for the sole of her foot. (gen.... Read More

Man

Man Origin: as. Mann, man, monn, mon; akin to os, D, & OHG. Man, g. Mann, Icel. Mathr, for mannr, dan. Mand, Sw. Man,... Read More

Pills

pill The peel or skin. Some be covered over with crusts, or hard pills, as the locusts. Origin: Cf. Peel skin, or... Read More

Multiply

multiply 1. To become greater in number; to become numerous. When men began to multiply on the face of the earth, and... Read More