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Acquired

in medicine, the word acquired means new or added. New in the sense that it is not genetic (inherited) and added in the sense that is was not congenital (present at birth) but came along later. For example, aids is an acquired, not a genetic form of immune deficiency.


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Electromagnetic fields generated by the human body

... it and they sent me a new watch. The minute hand bent in it. I have just discovered that a pocket knife that I have carried for years has recently acquired a manetic charge and the blade will pick up large paper clips. Are there documented cases of such things? Any credible studies?

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by GrowingAtrophy
Fri Jan 24, 2014 6:32 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Electromagnetic fields generated by the human body
Replies: 36
Views: 136359

A theoretical question - Genetic manipulation

... to point out, in regard to my last question, I understand the basic idea of t and b cells, y protiens and phagocytes but I'm not talking about acquired immunity, I'm talking about this; If a person contracts a virus that is harmful to others around them, yet they suffer no effects, perhaps ...

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by Maitreya
Sat Dec 07, 2013 7:01 pm
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: A theoretical question - Genetic manipulation
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Views: 2206

Thinking in terms of evolution

... to breed. The aid which we feel impelled to give to the helpless is mainly an incidental result of the instinct of sympathy, which was originally acquired as part of the social instincts, but subsequently rendered, in the manner previously indicated, more tender and more widely diffused. Nor could ...

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by Luxorien
Sat Nov 16, 2013 7:14 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Thinking in terms of evolution
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Views: 1074

Re: Re:

... as how bacterial infections are treated today (with antibiotics, or with combination of several antibiotics, because of the very same reason: acquired resistance). Woah,thank you so much for that. I honestly just entered "the realm of biology" a week or two ago(self taught), and ...

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by Ahsmeah
Tue Feb 05, 2013 10:10 pm
 
Forum: Physiology
Topic: Cancer = Mutation: Stopping Mutation Would Cure Cancer?
Replies: 6
Views: 7372

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... as how bacterial infections are treated today (with antibiotics, or with combination of several antibiotics, because of the very same reason: acquired resistance).

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by biohazard
Tue Feb 05, 2013 1:23 pm
 
Forum: Physiology
Topic: Cancer = Mutation: Stopping Mutation Would Cure Cancer?
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Views: 7372
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