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1. Flowing to; flowing abundantly. Affluent blood.

2. Abundant; copious; plenteous; hence, wealthy; abounding in goods or riches. Language . . . Affluent in expression. (H. Reed) Loaded and blest with all the affluent store, Which human vows at smoking shrines implore. (Prior)

Origin: cf. F. Affluent, L. Affluens, -entis, p. Pr. See Affluence.

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Adiposity and Disease

... ignorant on the complexities of how biological mechanisms in the human body work. It seems to me, considering the modern diet of westerners in affluent countries, that, we fail to experience times of fasting, at least during waking hours. If we consider the conventional diet that consists of ...

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by Don
Mon May 23, 2011 6:20 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Adiposity and Disease
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Re: Brain size=IQ level theory (Blacks vs Whites & Asians)

... & Waldman, 1992). The only adoption studies Gould refers to (p. 370) are those showing IQ gains of very young Black children adopted into affluent and intellectual homes (presumably based on an earlier account of the Minnesota study when the children were only 7 years old) and a study ...

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by TJJ
Fri May 16, 2008 12:13 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Brain size=IQ level theory (Blacks vs Whites & Asians)
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The Fiber Disease

... mud holes, livestock water holes and holding tanks. Formidable filter While high-tech approaches to water purification may be a good fit for affluent households looking to cut back on the fancy bottled water, more cost-effective methods may need to be employed in order to achieve wider penetration ...

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Thu Jan 18, 2007 3:42 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
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