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  • 1 accumulation — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ rapid ▪ gradual, steady ▪ the steady accumulation of evidence by the police ▪ slow ▪ great …

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  • 2 gradual — adj. Gradual is used with these nouns: ↑acceleration, ↑acceptance, ↑accumulation, ↑ascent, ↑build up, ↑change, ↑climb, ↑decline, ↑decrease, ↑descent, ↑deterioration, ↑ …

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  • 3 Law of accumulation — Accumulation can refer to a cumulative or compound increase in a variable, or to capital accumulation. Marxian economicsIn Karl Marx s and Adam Smith s critique of political economy, the law of accumulation refers to the way in which the… …

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  • 4 human aging — ▪ physiology and sociology Introduction       physiological changes that take place in the human body leading to senescence, the decline of biological functions and of the ability to adapt to metabolic stress. In humans the physiological… …

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  • 5 digestive system disease — Introduction       any of the diseases that affect the human digestive tract. Such disorders may affect the esophagus, stomach, small intestine, large intestine (colon), pancreas, liver, or biliary tract. A prevalent disorder of the digestive… …

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  • 6 aging — ag·ing (āʹjĭng) n. 1. The process of growing old or maturing. 2. An artificial process for imparting the characteristics and properties of age. * * * Gradual change in an organism that leads to increased risk of weakness, disease, and death. It… …

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  • 7 heredity — /heuh red i tee/, n., pl. heredities. Biol. 1. the transmission of genetic characters from parents to offspring: it is dependent upon the segregation and recombination of genes during meiosis and fertilization and results in the genesis of a new… …

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  • 8 Australia — /aw strayl yeuh/, n. 1. a continent SE of Asia, between the Indian and the Pacific oceans. 18,438,824; 2,948,366 sq. mi. (7,636,270 sq. km). 2. Commonwealth of, a member of the Commonwealth of Nations, consisting of the federated states and… …

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  • 9 Uric acid — chembox Name = Uric acid ImageFileL1 = Uric acid.png ImageSizeL1 = 150px ImageFileR1 = Uric acid3D.png ImageSizeR1 = 120px IUPACName = 7,9 dihydro 1H purine 2,6,8(3H) trione OtherNames = 2,6,8 Trioxypurine Section1 = Chembox Identifiers EINECS =… …

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  • 10 Heinrich event — Heinrich events, first described by marine geologist Hartmut Heinrich, occurred during the last glacial period, or ice age . During such events, armadas of icebergs broke off from glaciers and traversed the North Atlantic. The icebergs contained… …

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  • 11 reformist — 1. adjective a) Advocating reform of an institution or body. [...] all the prose is German, all reformist, all moralising, and has little or practically no echo of antiquity.<! …

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  • 12 Edward Bagnall Poulton — Sir Edward Bagnall Poulton (January 27 1856 ndash;November 20 1943) was a British evolutionary zoologist. He became Hope Professor of Zoology at the University of Oxford in 1893. Life Between 1873 and 1876, he studied at Jesus College, Oxford… …

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  • 13 gradualism — noun Date: 1835 1. the policy of approaching a desired end by gradual stages 2. the evolution of new species by gradual accumulation of small genetic changes over long periods of time; also a theory or model of evolution emphasizing this compare… …

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  • 14 Microevolution — Part of a series on Evolutionary Biology …

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  • 15 William Harvey — For other people named William Harvey, see William Harvey (disambiguation). William Harvey William Harvey Born …

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  • 16 Radiation hardening — is a method of designing and testing electronic components and systems to make them resistant to damage or malfunctions caused by ionizing radiation (particle radiation and high energy electromagnetic radiation),[1] such as would be encountered… …

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  • 17 Economic history of the People's Republic of China — Throughout most of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, as during much of earlier Chinese history, the economy was barely able to meet the basic needs of the country s huge population the largest in the world. In normal years the economy… …

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  • 18 Great Leap Forward — Failed industrialization campaign undertaken by the Chinese Communists between 1958 and early 1960. Mao Zedong hoped to develop labor intensive methods of industrialization that would emphasize manpower rather than the gradual purchase of heavy… …

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  • 19 biological development — Introduction       the progressive changes in size, shape, and function during the life of an organism by which its genetic potentials (genotype) are translated into functioning mature systems (phenotype). Most modern philosophical outlooks would …

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  • 20 Evolution — The continuing process of change, especially in reference to natural selection. Charles Darwin (1809 82) noted that successful species produce more offspring in each generation than are needed to replace the adults who die. Not all offspring… …

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