Dictionary » A » Archetype

Archetype

Archetype

1. The original pattern or model of a work; or the model from which a thing is made or formed. The house of Commons, the archetype of all the representative assemblies which now meet. (Macaulay) Types and shadows of that glorious archetype that was to come into the world. (South)

2. The standard weight or coin by which others are adjusted.

3. (Science: biology) The plan or fundamental structure on which a natural group of animals or plants or their systems of organs are assumed to have been constructed; as, the vertebrate archetype.

Origin: L. Archetypum, gr, fr. Stamped first and as model; _ stamp, figure, pattern, to strike: cf. F. Archetype. See Arch-, pref.


Please contribute to this project, if you have more information about this term feel free to edit this page



Results from our forum


Re: Brain size=IQ level theory (Blacks vs Whites & Asians)

... Pygmies. You've unwittingly stumbled upon the fact that black Africans cannot be pigeonholed into some artificially contrived "Negroid" archetype given their tremendous variability in phenotypic traits. So there is no "black brain size." You'd have to conduct a comprehensive ...

See entire post
by Seth90210
Sat Oct 26, 2013 7:38 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Brain size=IQ level theory (Blacks vs Whites & Asians)
Replies: 72
Views: 269872

Is DNA living or non-living thing?? get the answer here

... physics states WITHIN the expanse from cosmic singularity to the maximum expanded universe and back to singularity states. The universe is the archetype of quantum within classical physics. This is the fractal oneness of the universe. Astronomically there are two physics. A classical Newtonian ...

See entire post
by Dov Henis
Thu Nov 24, 2011 3:27 pm
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Is DNA living or non-living thing?? get the answer here
Replies: 26
Views: 57182

Re: 5 best proofs of evolution

... physics states WITHIN the expanse from cosmic singularity to the maximum expanded universe and back to singularity states. The universe is the archetype of quantum within classical physics. This is the fractal oneness of the universe. Astronomically there are two physics. A classical Newtonian ...

See entire post
by Dov Henis
Sat Apr 02, 2011 7:03 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: 5 best proofs of evolution
Replies: 170
Views: 245318

Biology HW HELP?

... whales and fish 3.The Indian elephant's scientific name is Elephas maximus. Elephas is the indian elephant's: (A) species (B) genus (C) family (D) archetype 5. A virus that infects a bacterium is known as: (A) caspid (B) bacteriophage (C) prion (D) viroid 1. Which of the following is not an example ...

See entire post
by safasoliman
Tue May 25, 2010 1:27 am
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Biology HW HELP?
Replies: 3
Views: 6624

Origin of Medicine Symbol

Well, is the snake really derived from any ancient stories or is it simply an archetype?

See entire post
by mith
Wed Apr 05, 2006 12:46 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Origin of Medicine Symbol
Replies: 36
Views: 23016


This page was last modified 21:16, 3 October 2005. This page has been accessed 3,348 times. 
What links here | Related changes | Permanent link