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  • 161 концевая избыточность — terminal redundancy концевая избыточность. Локализация высокоповторяющихся последовательностей ДНК (гетерохроматина) на теломерах хромосом; также К.и. свойство последовательностей ДНК четных Т фагов с круговыми перестановками <cyclically… …

    Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • 162 cyclic photophosphorylation — (fo to fos for ī la shun) The formation of ATP when light energy is used to move electrons cyclically through an electron transport chain during photosynthesis; only photosystem I participates …

    Dictionary of microbiology

  • 163 clock gene — A gene with a level of expression that varies cyclically, and which might therefore be involved in the generation of biological rhythyms. Examples: period, timeless …

    Dictionary of molecular biology

  • 164 oscillator — Something that changes regularly or cyclically. Examples: oscillator neurons, which generate regular breathing or locomotory rhythms; slime moulds which secrete cyclic AMP in regular pulses …

    Dictionary of molecular biology

  • 165 astronomy — /euh stron euh mee/, n. the science that deals with the material universe beyond the earth s atmosphere. [1175 1225; ME astronomie ( < AF) < L astronomia < Gk. See ASTRO , NOMY] * * * I Science dealing with the origin, evolution, composition,… …

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  • 166 automobile — automobilist /aw teuh meuh bee list, moh bi list/, n. /aw teuh meuh beel , aw teuh meuh beel , aw teuh moh beel, beuhl/, n. 1. a passenger vehicle designed for operation on ordinary roads and typically having four wheels and a gasoline or diesel… …

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  • 167 bipolar disorder — Psychiatry. an affective disorder characterized by periods of mania alternating with periods of depression, usually interspersed with relatively long intervals of normal mood. Formerly, manic depressive illness. * * * or manic depressive… …

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  • 168 calendar — calendrical /keuh len dri keuhl/, calendric, calendarial /kal euhn dair ee euhl/, calendarian, calendaric, adj. /kal euhn deuhr/, n. 1. a table or register with the days of each month and week in a year: He marked the date on his calendar. 2. any …

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  • 169 electric motor — motor (def. 4). [1885 90] * * * Introduction       any of a class of devices that convert electrical energy to mechanical energy, usually by employing electromagnetic phenomena.       Most electric motors develop their mechanical torque by the… …

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  • 170 homopteran — /heuh mop teuhr euhn, hoh /, adj. 1. homopterous. n. 2. a homopterous insect. [1835 45; see HOMOPTEROUS, AN] * * * ▪ insect order Introduction   any of more than 32,000 species of sucking insects, the members of which exhibit considerable… …

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  • 171 muscle — muscleless, adj. muscly, adj. /mus euhl/, n., v., muscled, muscling, adj. n. 1. a tissue composed of cells or fibers, the contraction of which produces movement in the body. 2. an organ, composed of muscle tissue, that contracts to produce a… …

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  • 172 psychosis — /suy koh sis/, n., pl. psychoses / seez/. 1. a mental disorder characterized by symptoms, such as delusions or hallucinations, that indicate impaired contact with reality. 2. any severe form of mental disorder, as schizophrenia or paranoia. [1840 …

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  • 173 radio — /ray dee oh /, n., pl. radios, adj., v., radioed, radioing. n. 1. wireless telegraphy or telephony: speeches broadcast by radio. 2. an apparatus for receiving or transmitting radio broadcasts. 3. a message transmitted by radio. adj. 4. pertaining …

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  • 174 reproduction — /ree preuh duk sheuhn/, n. 1. the act or process of reproducing. 2. the state of being reproduced. 3. something made by reproducing an original; copy; duplicate: a photographic reproduction; a reproduction of a Roman vase. 4. Biol. the natural… …

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  • 175 Saturn — /sat euhrn/, n. 1. an ancient Roman god of agriculture, the consort of Ops, believed to have ruled the earth during an age of happiness and virtue, identified with the Greek god Cronus. 2. Astron. the planet sixth in order from the sun, having an …

    Universalium

  • 176 sleep — sleepful, adj. sleeplike, adj. /sleep/, v., slept, sleeping, n. v.i. 1. to take the rest afforded by a suspension of voluntary bodily functions and the natural suspension, complete or partial, of consciousness; cease being awake. 2. Bot. to… …

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  • 177 variable star — Astron. a star that varies markedly in brightness from time to time. Also called variable. [1780 90] * * * Star whose observed brightness varies noticeably in intensity. Pulsating variables expand and contract in cycles, pulsating rhythmically in …

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  • 178 government budget — Forecast of governmental expenditures and revenues for the ensuing fiscal year. In modern industrial economies, the budget is the key instrument for the execution of government economic policies. Because government budgets may promote or retard… …

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  • 179 sedimentary rock — Rock formed at or near the Earth s surface by the accumulation and lithification of fragments of preexisting rocks or by precipitation from solution at normal surface temperatures. Sedimentary rocks can be formed only where sediments are… …

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  • 180 Chesterian Series — ▪ rock unit, North America       uppermost major stratigraphic division of North American rocks of the Mississippian Period (the Mississippian began about 345,000,000 years ago and lasted about 20,000,000 years). Excellent exposures of Chesterian …

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