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  • 181 collective behaviour — ▪ psychology Introduction       the kinds of activities engaged in by sizable but loosely organized groups of people. Episodes of collective behaviour tend to be quite spontaneous, resulting from an experience shared by the members of the group… …

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  • 182 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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  • 183 Hagen, Johann Georg — ▪ Austrian astronomer born March 6, 1847, Bregenz, Austria died Sept. 5, 1930, Rome, Italy  Jesuit priest and astronomer who is noted for his discovery and study of dark clouds of tenuous, interstellar matter sometimes known as Hagen s clouds.… …

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  • 184 materials testing — Introduction       measurement of the characteristics and behaviour of such substances as metals, ceramics, or plastics under various conditions. The data thus obtained can be used in specifying the suitability of materials for various… …

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  • 185 religion, study of — Introduction       attempt to understand the various aspects of religion, especially through the use of other intellectual disciplines.       The history of mankind has shown the pervasive influences of religion, and thus the study of religion,… …

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  • 186 reproductive system, animal — Introduction       any of the organ systems by which animals reproduce.       The role of reproduction is to provide for the continued existence of a species; it is the process by which living organisms duplicate themselves. Animals compete with… …

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  • 187 solids, mechanics of — ▪ physics Introduction       science concerned with the stressing (stress), deformation (deformation and flow), and failure of solid materials and structures.       What, then, is a solid? Any material, fluid or solid, can support normal forces.… …

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  • 188 steroid hormone — ▪ chemical compound       any of a group of hormones that belong to the class of chemical compounds known as steroids; they are secreted by three “steroid glands” the adrenal cortex, testes, and ovaries and during pregnancy by the placenta. All… …

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  • 189 precess — verb a) To have an angle that varies cyclically. b) To wobble; to rotate about an axis that precesses. See Also: precession …

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  • 190 ankle — 1. noun /ˈeɪŋ.kəl/ The joint which connects the foot with the leg; the tarsus. <! material copied from Websters Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) 2. verb /ˈeɪŋ.kəl/ a) To walk. After a while he got up and ankled his way down the corridor… …

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  • 191 Cyclops — A common freshwater crustacean. Some species of Cyclops serve as hosts for parasites such as the guinea worm, the cause of dracunculiasis (guinea worm disease). The Cyclops were one eyed giants of Greek mythology, a mythical race of lawless giant …

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  • 192 REM sleep — is the portion of sleep when there are rapid eye movements (REMs). Dreams occur during REM sleep. We typically have 3 to 5 periods of REM sleep per night. They occur at intervals of 1 2 hours and are quite variable in length. An episode of REM… …

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  • 193 acropustulosis — Pustular eruptions of the hands and feet, often a form of psoriasis. [acro + pustulosis] infantile a. a cyclically recurrent vesicopustular and crusting pruritic eruption, usually in black children, appearing soon after birth to …

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  • 194 anestrus — The period of sexual quiescence between the estrus cycles of mammals; may be: 1) a prolonged period in monestrous animals (dogs) or seasonally polyestrous animals (sheep), or 2) a prolonged period of failure of estrus in mature nonpregnant,… …

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  • 195 circhoral — Occurring cyclically about once an hour …

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  • 196 reaction — 1. The response of a muscle or other living tissue or organism to a stimulus. 2. The color change effected in litmus and certain other organic pigments by contact with substances such as acids or alkalies; also the property that such substances… …

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  • 197 БЮДЖЕТНЫЙ ДЕФИЦИТ, СКОРРЕКТИРОВАННЫЙ НА ЦИКЛ — (cyclically adjusted budget deficit) Расчет, показывающий, каким был бы бюджетный дефицит при нормальном уровне деловой активности в стране. При корректировке обычно предполагается, что определяющие государственные расходы принципы и правила, а… …

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  • 198 СКОРРЕКТИРОВАННАЯ НА ЦИКЛ ПОТРЕБНОСТЬ ГОСУДАРСТВЕННОГО СЕКТОРА В ЗАЕМНЫХ СРЕДСТВАХ — (cyclically adjusted PSBR) Расчет, показывающий, какой была бы потребность государственного сектора в заемных средствах при нормальном уровне деловой активности в экономике. При корректировке обычно предполагается, что определяющие… …

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  • 199 Serial module — Chain ring redirects here. For the bicycle part, see Chainring. In abstract algebra, a uniserial module M is a module over a ring R, whose submodules are totally ordered by inclusion. This means simply that for any two submodules N1 and N2 of M,… …

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  • 200 Circular prime — Named after Circle Publication year 2004 Author of publication Darling, D. J. Number of known terms 23 First terms 2, 3, 5, 7, 11, 13 Largest known term R10 …

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