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1. Brought forth prematurely.

2. (Science: biology) Rendered abortive or sterile; undeveloped; checked in normal development at a very early stage; as, spines are aborted branches. The eyes of the cirripeds are more or less aborted in their mature state. (Owen)

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... there is a long way to go to fertilization and a healthy baby that can benefit from their mutation. But unlike harmful mutations that get usually aborted in the early pregnancy, neutral or beneficial mutations have much higher chance to survive. Thus, even though the rate of such obviously beneficial ...

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by biohazard
Mon Oct 10, 2011 6:55 am
Forum: Evolution
Topic: The Implausible Engines of Evolution
Replies: 40
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Fetal stem cells

... i can't really find a definite answer ... On the one hand, i found sources that say fetal stem cells are multipotent stem cells isolatated from aborted fetuses' tissue (which makes more sense to me since the fetal stage begins after Organogenesis) but on the other hand there are sources that ...

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by bananaboat
Sat May 28, 2011 12:43 pm
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Fetal stem cells
Replies: 0
Views: 1636

Re: 5 best proofs of evolution

... shouldn't be there. Did you know that you can get religious exemptions for immunizations? Do you know why? Because some people object to having aborted "fetal tissue" in their bodies, not to mention that some immunizations have mercury in them, which is a known toxic substance, and ...

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by Jonl1408
Wed Mar 16, 2011 12:52 pm
Forum: Evolution
Topic: 5 best proofs of evolution
Replies: 170
Views: 269527


... on motor and sensory nerves. "Atrocious medical experiments are being done on children, mostly physically and handicapped ones, and on aborted foetuses, given or sold to laboratories for experimental purposes. This is a logical development of the practice of vivisection. It is our urgent ...

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by noratmedicineforme
Mon Mar 15, 2010 3:00 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: PETA
Replies: 54
Views: 44845

How often do mutations occur?

... needs a mutated allele from both parents. Furthermore, most of the embryos/fetuses carrying such dangerous mutations are usually spontaneously aborted, that is, there is a miscarriage. But sometimes babies are born with very difficult conditions due to a mutation that changes one single amino ...

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by biohazard
Mon Oct 12, 2009 6:27 am
Forum: Genetics
Topic: How often do mutations occur?
Replies: 16
Views: 24963
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