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1. Causing abrasion.

2. Any material used to produce abrasions.

3. A substance used in dentistry for abrading, grinding, or polishing.

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... about "we like salty food because it is salty or we dislike salty food because it is salty"? Sorry, I edited to make the comment less abrasive.

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by Crucible
Thu Nov 03, 2011 9:20 am
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Why are flowers "beautiful"?
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Views: 68482

Traditional Chinese Medicine in China

... of drugs for example; if you take an aspirin for a headache, the side effect may be bleeding in the stomach. Most everyone knows that aspirin is abrasive to the lining of the stomach. Quoting a small portion of text "In Chinese medicine, a Chinese doctor would make the obvious conclusion ...

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by dnb700
Fri Oct 21, 2011 1:35 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Traditional Chinese Medicine in China
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Views: 8564

Re: Theories - Origin of Life

... design website. You claim you aren't one of "them", but you use their propaganda on a legitimate biology forum? Also. Your abrasive, sarcastic, and passive aggressive tone really rubs me the wrong way. The floor is yours to spread some more fallacies draped in jargon and ...

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by freerob
Wed Jun 08, 2011 1:28 am
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Theories - Origin of Life
Replies: 563
Views: 1128647

Pitfalls of Evolutionary Psychology: Exaptation

... would be helpful to find the appropriate forum, and this looks like just the place! I apologize in advance if in this essay I come off as harsh or abrasive. I think I'm just passionate about this particular topic. Synopsis: We are commonly told that evolution has no direction in the philosophical ...

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by jeremyo
Mon Aug 17, 2009 12:12 am
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Pitfalls of Evolutionary Psychology: Exaptation
Replies: 5
Views: 36299

The Fiber Disease

... hurt my feelings, those "parasites" did so much to me in so short a time that I can practially endure anything...even if you are sort of abrasive and that you are but extremely intelligent...I CAN endure that too...well, I'm off to class...take care all...Randy you especially have a nice ...

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by reliefseeker
Sun Sep 24, 2006 11:49 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
Replies: 7403
Views: 6246449
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