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  • 141 hold fast — verb stick to firmly Will this wallpaper adhere to the wall? • Syn: ↑adhere, ↑bond, ↑bind, ↑stick, ↑stick to • Derivationally related forms: ↑sticker ( …

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  • 142 Nuclear fission — For the generation of electrical power by fission, see Nuclear power. Splitting the atom redirects here. For the EP, see Splitting the Atom. Nuclear physics Radioactive decay Nuclear fission Nuclear fusio …

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  • 143 Iron-56 — Stable Isotope| isotope name = Iron 56 isotope filename = alternate names = Iron 56 mass number = 56 symbol = Fe num neutrons = 30 num protons = 26 abundance = 91.754% mass = 55.9349375(7) spin = 0+ excess energy = 60601.003 error1 = 1.354… …

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  • 144 Environmental radioactivity — is produced by radioactive materials in the human environment. While some radioisotopes, such as strontium 90 (90Sr) and technetium 99 (99Tc), are only found on Earth as a result of human activity, and some, like potassium 40 (40K), are only… …

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  • 145 china — /chuy neuh/, n. 1. a translucent ceramic material, biscuit fired at a high temperature, its glaze fired at a low temperature. 2. any porcelain ware. 3. plates, cups, saucers, etc., collectively. 4. figurines made of porcelain or ceramic material …

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  • 146 China — /chuy neuh/, n. 1. People s Republic of, a country in E Asia. 1,221,591,778; 3,691,502 sq. mi. (9,560,990 sq. km). Cap.: Beijing. 2. Republic of. Also called Nationalist China. a republic consisting mainly of the island of Taiwan off the SE coast …

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  • 147 dress — /dres/, n., adj., v., dressed or drest, dressing. n. 1. an outer garment for women and girls, consisting of bodice and skirt in one piece. 2. clothing; apparel; garb: The dress of the 18th century was colorful. 3. formal attire. 4. a particular… …

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  • 148 literature — /lit euhr euh cheuhr, choor , li treuh /, n. 1. writings in which expression and form, in connection with ideas of permanent and universal interest, are characteristic or essential features, as poetry, novels, history, biography, and essays. 2.… …

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  • 149 strain — strain1 strainingly, adv. strainless, adj. strainlessly, adv. /strayn/, v.t. 1. to draw tight or taut, esp. to the utmost tension; stretch to the full: to strain a rope. 2. to exert to the utmost: to strain one s ears to catch a sound. 3. to… …

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  • 150 Fenrir — For other uses, see Fenrir (disambiguation). Odin and Fenris (1909) by Dorothy Hardy In Norse mythology, Fenrir (Old Norse: fen dweller ),[1] Fenrisúlfr (Old Norse: Fenris wolf ) …

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  • 151 G protein — [ Phosducin transducin beta gamma complex. Beta and gamma subunits of G protein are shown by blue and red, respectively.] G proteins, short for guanine nucleotide binding proteins, are a family of proteins involved in second messenger cascades. G …

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  • 152 Vitamin A — Systematic (IUPAC) name (2E,4E,6E,8E) 3,7 Dimethyl …

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  • 153 Coenzyme — Coenzymes are small organic non protein molecules that carry chemical groups between enzymes. [cite web |url=http://www.chem.qmul.ac.uk/iupac/bioinorg/CD.html#33 |title=Glossary of Terms Used in Bioinorganic Chemistry: Coenzymes |accessdate=2007… …

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  • 154 Gene expression — For vocabulary, see Glossary of gene expression terms. For a non technical introduction to the topic, see Introduction to genetics. Genes are expressed by being transcribed into RNA, and this transcript may then be translated into protein. Gene… …

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  • 155 Metalloprotein — The structure of hemoglobin. The heme cofactor, containing iron, shown in green. Metalloprotein is a generic term for a protein that contains a metal ion cofactor.[1] Metalloproteins have many different functions in cells …

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  • 156 Myosin — Part of the myosin II structure. Atoms in the heavy chain are colored red on the left hand side, and atoms in the light chains are colored orange and yellow. Myosins comprise a family of ATP dependent motor proteins and are best known for their… …

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  • 157 Microglia — Code TH H2.00.06.2.00004 Microglia are a type of glial cell that are the resident macrophages of the brain and spinal cord, and thus act as the first and main form of active immune defense in the central nervous system (CNS). Microglia constitute …

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  • 158 Adaptive immune system — The adaptive immune system is composed of highly specialized, systemic cells and processes that eliminate or prevent pathogenic challenges. Thought to have arisen in the first jawed vertebrates, the adaptive or specific immune system is activated …

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  • 159 Drug action — The action of drugs on the human body is called pharmacodynamics, and what the body does with the drug is called pharmacokinetics. The drugs that enter the human tend to stimulate certain receptors, ion channels, act on enzymes or transporter… …

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  • 160 C++0x — is the planned new standard for the C++ programming language. It is intended to replace the existing C++ standard, ISO/IEC 14882, which was published in 1998 and updated in 2003. These predecessors are informally known as C++98 and C++03. The new …

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