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  • 181 heterologous — Derived from the tissues or DNA of a different species. cf autologous, homologous …

    Dictionary of molecular biology

  • 182 okadaic acid — Derived from a dinoflagellate toxin. This compound is a powerful inhibitor of serine threonine specific protein phosphatases 1 and 2A. Also can act as a tumour promoter …

    Dictionary of molecular biology

  • 183 althea — Derived from Althaea officinalis, a perennial herb which is found wild in moist places in Europe. Contains a high proportion of starches, pectin, and sugars; used as a flavor and demulcent. SYN: marshmallow root. [L., fr. G. althaia, marshmallow] …

    Medical dictionary

  • 184 catechin — Derived from catechu, and used as an astringent in diarrhea and as a stain. SYN: catechinic acid, catechuic acid, cyanidol. * * * cat·e·chin kat ə .kin n a crystalline compound C15H14O6 that is related chemically to the flavones, is found in… …

    Medical dictionary

  • 185 inherited — Derived from a preformed genetic code present in the parents. Contrast with acquired …

    Medical dictionary

  • 186 newton — Derived unit of force in the SI system, expressed as meters kilograms per second squared (m kg s−2); equivalent to 105 dynes in the CGS system. [I. N.] * * * new·ton n(y)üt ən n the unit of force in the metric system equal to the force required… …

    Medical dictionary

  • 187 algorithm — (derived from the name of the Islamic mathematician Al Khowarizmi) A set of rules or instructions that will result in the solution of a problem. An algorithm gives a decision procedure, or computable method for solving a problem. Although an… …

    Philosophy dictionary

  • 188 ontology — Derived from the Greek word for being, but a 17th century coinage for the branch of metaphysics that concerns itself with what exists. Apart from the ontological argument itself there have existed many a priori arguments that the world must… …

    Philosophy dictionary

  • 189 Church —    Derived probably from the Greek kuriakon (i.e., the Lord s house ), which was used by ancient authors for the place of worship.    In the New Testament it is the translation of the Greek word ecclesia, which is synonymous with the Hebrew kahal …

    Easton's Bible Dictionary

  • 190 Copper —    Derived from the Greek kupros (the island of Cyprus), called Cyprian brass, occurs only in the Authorized Version in Ezra 8:27. Elsewhere the Hebrew word (nehosheth) is improperly rendered brass, and sometimes steel (2 Sam. 22:35; Jer. 15:12) …

    Easton's Bible Dictionary

  • 191 Duke —    Derived from the Latin dux, meaning a leader; Arabic, a sheik. This word is used to denote the phylarch or chief of a tribe (Gen. 36:15 43; Ex. 15:15; 1 Chr. 1:51 54) …

    Easton's Bible Dictionary

  • 192 Aliya —    Derived from the Hebrew word for ascent or going up. The immigration of Jews from the Diaspora to the Holy Land (Palestine and, later, Israel). Jewish immigration to and settlement in the land of Israel is a central concept in Zionist ideology …

    Historical Dictionary of Israel

  • 193 DUKPT — Derived Unique Key Per Transaction (Computing » Security) …

    Abbreviations dictionary

  • 194 DAC — derived air concentration; digital acquisition; digital to analog converter; disaster assistance center; Division of Ambulatory Care * * * decitabine …

    Medical dictionary

  • 195 DSTY — derived semantic type [UMLS] …

    Medical dictionary

  • 196 Wahhabism —    Derived from the name of the 18th century Arab Islamic reformer Muhammad ibn Abd al Wahhab, Wahhabism (vakhabizm) is used as a generic term by the Russian government to describe radical Islamists. In the wake of the Soviet Afghan War, some… …

    Historical Dictionary of the Russian Federation

  • 197 focus, nexus — Derived from a Latin word meaning hearth, focus now has a basic meaning of gathering point, center of attraction, attention,, or interest, point of concentration : Their home is the focus of community activity. At the dance, she was the focus of… …

    Dictionary of problem words and expressions

  • 198 Arber — Derived from the Old French pre 10th century word Herbergeor and introduced by the Normans after the 1066 Invasion, this surname is a metonymic occupational name for a lodging house or inn keeper, one who provided a safe harbour . The Old English …

    Surnames reference

  • 199 Harberer — Derived from the Old French pre 10th century word Herbergeor and introduced by the Normans after the 1066 Invasion, this surname is a metonymic occupational name for a lodging house or inn keeper, one who provided a safe harbour . The Old English …

    Surnames reference

  • 200 Harbisher — Derived from the Old French pre 10th century word Herbergeor and introduced by the Normans after the 1066 Invasion, this surname is a metonymic occupational name for a lodging house or inn keeper, one who provided a safe harbour . The Old English …

    Surnames reference