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  • 101 protozoan — /proh teuh zoh euhn/, n., pl. protozoans, (esp. collectively) protozoa / zoh euh/, adj. Biol. n. 1. any of a diverse group of eukaryotes, of the kingdom Protista, that are primarily unicellular, existing singly or aggregating into colonies, are… …

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  • 102 reptile — reptilelike, adj. reptiloid /rep tl oyd /, adj. /rep til, tuyl/, n. 1. any cold blooded vertebrate of the class Reptilia, comprising the turtles, snakes, lizards, crocodilians, amphisbaenians, tuatara, and various extinct members including the… …

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  • 103 urine — /yoor in/, n. the liquid to semisolid waste matter excreted by the kidneys, in humans being a yellowish, slightly acid, watery fluid. [1275 1325; ME < OF < L urina] * * * Liquid solution of metabolic wastes and other, often toxic, substances… …

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  • 104 endocrine system, human — ▪ anatomy Introduction  group of ductless glands (gland) that regulate body processes by secreting chemical substances called hormones (hormone). Hormones act on nearby tissues or are carried in the bloodstream to act on specific target organs… …

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  • 105 genetic disease, human — Introduction       any of the diseases and disorders that are caused by mutations in one or more genes (gene).       With the increasing ability to control infectious and nutritional diseases in developed countries, there has come the realization …

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  • 106 human disease — Introduction       an impairment of the normal state of a human being that interrupts or modifies its vital functions. health versus disease       Before human disease can be discussed, the meanings of the terms health, physical fitness, illness …

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  • 107 renal system disease — Introduction  any of the diseases or disorders that affect the human excretory system. They include benign and malignant tumours, infections and inflammations, and obstruction by calculi.       Diseases can have an impact on the elimination of… …

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  • 108 Kidney — One of a pair of organs located in the right and left side of the abdomen which clear "poisons" from the blood, regulate acid concentration and maintain water balance in the body by excreting urine. The kidneys are part of the urinary… …

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  • 109 Desiccation tolerance — refers to the ability of an organism to withstand or endure extreme dryness, or drought like conditions. Plants and animals living in arid or periodically arid environments such as temporary streams or ponds may face the challenge of desiccation …

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  • 110 Glossary of diabetes — See also: Diabetes (disambiguation) The following is a glossary of diabetes which explains terms connected with diabetes. Contents: Top · 0–9 A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z …

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  • 111 Vesicle (biology and chemistry) — Scheme of a simple vesicle (liposome). A vesicle is a bubble of liquid within another liquid, a supramolecular assembly made up of many different molecules. More technically, a vesicle is a small membrane enclosed sack that can store or transport …

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  • 112 Myrmecophily — (pronounced /mɜrmɨˈkɒfɨli/, US dict: mûr′·mĭ·kŏf′·ə·lē; literally ant love ) is the term applied to positive interspecies associations between ants and a variety of other organisms such as plants, arthropods, and fungi. Myrmecophily… …

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  • 113 Ornithophily — Hummingbird Phaethornis longirostris on an Etlingera inflorescence Ornithophily or Bird Pollination is the pollination of flowering plants by birds. This coevolutionary association is derived from insect pollination (entomophily) and is… …

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  • 114 ISOTOPES — Les atomes sont constitués d’un noyau autour duquel gravitent Z électrons. Le noyau atomique est lui même composé de Z protons portant chacun une charge positive unité et de N neutrons non chargés. Les masses du proton et du neutron étant… …

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  • 115 LICHENS — Jusqu’au dernier tiers du XIXe siècle, les Lichens étaient considérés comme des êtres simples, intermédiaires entre les Champignons, par les filaments incolores de leur thalle ou hyphes , et les Algues, par leurs cellules vertes ou gonidies .… …

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  • 116 MILIEU INTÉRIEUR — «Il y a pour l’animal deux milieux: un milieu extérieur dans lequel est placé l’organisme, et un milieu intérieur dans lequel vivent les éléments des tissus» (Claude Bernard, 1878). À l’époque de C. Bernard, alors que le niveau d’organisation… …

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  • 117 REIN — Les fonctions d’excrétion et la régulation de la composition du «milieu intérieur», où vivent les cellules qui composent l’organisme, sont étroitement liées dans toute la série animale; toutefois, ce n’est que chez les Vers qu’apparaissent des… …

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  • 118 excréter — [ ɛkskrete ] v. tr. <conjug. : 6> • 1836; de excrétion ♦ Physiol. Évacuer par excrétion. P. p. adj. Matières excrétées. ● excréter verbe transitif Évacuer par excrétion. ● excréter (difficultés) verbe transitif Conjugaison Attention à l… …

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  • 119 excréteur — excréteur, trice [ ɛkskretɶr, tris ] adj. • 1560; de excrétion ♦ Qui sert à l excrétion. Canal excréteur (⇒ déférent) . ● excréteur, excrétrice adjectif Qui sert aux excrétions. ● excréteur, excrétrice (expressions) adjectif Canal excréteur,… …

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  • 120 excrétoire — [ ɛkskretwar ] adj. • 1536; de excrétion ♦ Didact. Relatif à l excrétion. Troubles excrétoires. ● excrétoire adjectif Qui se rapporte à l excrétion. excréteur, trice ou excrétoire adj. PHYSIOL Qui excrète. Canaux excréteurs. ⇒EXCRÉTEUR, TRICE …

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