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Gene

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

Gen

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

Halogen

Halogen (Science: chemistry) An electronegative element or radical, which, by combination with a metal, forms a haloid salt;... 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

Meat

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

Rest

rest 1. To cease from action or motion, especially from action which has caused weariness; to desist from labour or... Read More

Numbers

number 1. To count; to reckon; to ascertain the units of; to enumerate. If a man can number the dust of the earth, then... Read More

Strip

strip 1. To deprive; to bereave; to make destitute; to plunder; especially, to deprive of a covering; to skin; to peel; as,... Read More

Aqueduct

Aqueduct 1. A conductor, conduit, or artificial channel for conveying water, especially one for supplying large cities with... Read More

Partial

partial 1. Of, pertaining to, or affecting, a part only; not general or universal; not total or entire; as, a partial... Read More

Ail

Ail to affect with pain or uneasiness, either physical or mental; to trouble; to be the matter with; used to express some... 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

Senile

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

Fill

Fill 1. To make full; to supply with as much as can be held or contained; to put or pour into, till no more can be received;... Read More

His

His 1. Belonging or pertaining to him; used as a pronominal adjective or adjective pronoun; as, tell john his papers are... Read More

Speed

speed 1. To go; to fare. To warn him now he is too farre sped. (remedy of love) 2. To experience in going; to have any... Read More

Anoxia

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

Wine

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

Well

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

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

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

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

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

Ward

ward 1. The act of guarding; watch; guard; guardianship; specifically, a guarding during the day. See the note under Watch.... 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

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

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

Fowl

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

Shield

shield 1. To cover with, or as with, a shield; to cover from danger; to defend; to protect from assault or injury. Shouts of... Read More

Shades

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

Pillar

pillar 1. The general and popular term for a firm, upright, insulated support for a superstructure; a pier, column, or post;... Read More

Separate

separate 1. To disunite; to divide; to disconnect; to sever; to part in any manner. From the fine gold I separate the alloy.... Read More