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  • 61Itch — For other uses, see Itch (disambiguation). Pruritus Classification and external resources A man trying to reach for an itch ICD 10 L …

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  • 62pregnancy — /preg neuhn see/, n., pl. pregnancies. the state, condition, or quality of being pregnant. [1520 30; PREGN(ANT) + ANCY] * * * Process of human gestation that takes place in the female s body as a fetus develops, from fertilization to birth (see… …

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  • 63japan — japanner, n. /jeuh pan /, n., adj., v., japanned, japanning. n. 1. any of various hard, durable, black varnishes, originally from Japan, for coating wood, metal, or other surfaces. 2. work varnished and figured in the Japanese manner. 3. Japans,… …

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  • 64Japan — /jeuh pan /, n. 1. a constitutional monarchy on a chain of islands off the E coast of Asia: main islands, Hokkaido, Honshu, Kyushu, and Shikoku. 125,716,637; 141,529 sq. mi. (366,560 sq. km). Cap.: Tokyo. Japanese, Nihon, Nippon. 2. Sea of, the… …

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  • 65sponge — spongeless, adj. spongelike, adj. spongingly, adv. /spunj/, n., v., sponged, sponging. n. 1. any aquatic, chiefly marine animal of the phylum Porifera, having a porous structure and usually a horny, siliceous or calcareous internal skeleton or… …

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  • 66nanotechnology — /nan euh tek nol euh jee, nay neuh /, n. any technology on the scale of nanometers. [1987] * * * Manipulation of atoms, molecules, and materials to form structures on the scale of nanometres (billionths of a metre). These nanostructures typically …

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  • 67Anthropology and Archaeology — ▪ 2009 Introduction Anthropology       Among the key developments in 2008 in the field of physical anthropology was the discovery by a large interdisciplinary team of Spanish and American scientists in northern Spain of a partial mandible (lower… …

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  • 68dye — dyable, dyeable, adj. dyer, n. /duy/, n., v., dyed, dyeing. n. 1. a coloring material or matter. 2. a liquid containing coloring matter, for imparting a particular hue to cloth, paper, etc. 3. color or hue, esp. as produced by dyeing. 4. of the… …

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  • 69Dental caries — This article is about dental caries in humans. To read about dental caries in other animals, please see dental caries (non human). Dental caries Classification and external resources Destruction of a tooth by cervical decay from dental caries.… …

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  • 70Human nutrition — For aspects of nutrition science not specific to humans, see Nutrition. Human nutrition is the provision to humans to obtain the materials necessary to support life. In general, humans can survive for two to eight weeks without food, depending on …

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  • 71meat processing — Introduction       preparation of meat for human consumption.       Meat is the common term used to describe the edible portion of animal tissues and any processed or manufactured products prepared from these tissues. Meats are often classified… …

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  • 72electricity — /i lek tris i tee, ee lek /, n. 1. See electric charge. 2. See electric current. 3. the science dealing with electric charges and currents. 4. a state or feeling of excitement, anticipation, tension, etc. [1640 50; ELECTRIC + ITY] * * *… …

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  • 73Architecture and Civil Engineering — ▪ 2009 Introduction Architecture       For Notable Civil Engineering Projects in work or completed in 2008, see Table (Notable Civil Engineering Projects (in work or completed, 2008)).        Beijing was the centre of the world of architecture… …

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  • 74tooth — toothlike, adj. /toohth/, n., pl. teeth, v., toothed /toohtht, toohdhd/, toothing /tooh thing, dhing/. n. 1. (in most vertebrates) one of the hard bodies or processes usually attached in a row to each jaw, serving for the prehension and… …

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  • 75Tissue (biology) — This article is about biological tissue. For other uses, see Tissue. Cross section of sclerenchyma fibers in plant ground tissue …

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  • 76chemical industry — Introduction       complex of processes, operations, and organizations engaged in the manufacture of chemicals and their derivatives.       Although the chemical industry may be described simply as the industry that uses chemistry and… …

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  • 77Submucosa — Infobox Anatomy Name = PAGENAME Latin = GraySubject = GrayPage = Caption = LAYERS: serosa longitudinal muscle myenteric plexus circular muscle submucosal plexus submucosal mucosal Caption2 = Endoscopy and radial endoscopic ultrasound images of… …

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  • 78Soliton — In mathematics and physics, a soliton is a self reinforcing solitary wave (a wave packet or pulse) that maintains its shape while it travels at constant speed. Solitons are caused by a cancellation of nonlinear and dispersive effects in the… …

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  • 79Sharpey's fibres — (bone fibres, or perforating fibres) are a matrix of connective tissue consisting of bundles of strong collagenous fibres connecting periosteum to bone. They are part of the outer fibrous layer of periosteum, entering into the outer… …

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  • 80United Kingdom — a kingdom in NW Europe, consisting of Great Britain and Northern Ireland: formerly comprising Great Britain and Ireland 1801 1922. 58,610,182; 94,242 sq. mi. (244,100 sq. km). Cap.: London. Abbr.: U.K. Official name, United Kingdom of Great… …

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