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(1) To absorb or be incorporated into the biological tissue.

(2) To convert food or nutriment into a biological tissue.

(3) To compare or liken to something similar; to bear resemblance.


Word origin: Latin assimilātus (likened to, made like)
Related forms: assimilation (noun)


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

... are found in every single population cluster? How do you account for the fact that any human, regardless of race or ethnicity, can adapt and assimilate any other human culture? Just look at the United States for proof. How do you account for the fact that all "races" of humans are ...

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by Seth90210
Sun Feb 16, 2014 9:35 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Brain size=IQ level theory (Blacks vs Whites & Asians)
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Bible vs Darwin

... thats why i am attracted to the Chinese[in China]. But they seem to be Unique in everything which i think could be modified.While Indians rarely assimilate into the foreign cultures,chinese are more "miscible".

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by David George
Wed Jan 14, 2009 2:47 pm
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Bible vs Darwin
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Views: 301133

Benefits of vitamine D

. Vit D should be taken simultaneously with CALCIUM. I forgot exactly why (I'll look it up), but I think it requires calcium to assimilate properly and prevent taxing the body's already-established (or lack of) levels of calcium. RK

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by robertkernodle
Thu Jun 28, 2007 6:57 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Benefits of vitamine D
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The Fiber Disease

... as our model system for studying Roseobacter-dinoflagellate interactions (2). Within these cultures, bacteria native to the algal niche assimilate dinoflagellate-derived nutrients and are intrinsically propagated with the dinoflagellates in continuous subcultures. The bacterial community ...

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by Skytroll
Wed Nov 08, 2006 7:58 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
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The Fiber Disease

... are glucoside poisons which destroy the membranes of erythrocytes. Although they are scarcely absorbed by the digestive system, fish directly assimilate saponins into their blood stream through their gills (Elpel, 2000). Asystasia vogeliana (Acanthaceae) has not been widely studied, thus information ...

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by Nadas Moksha
Sat Nov 04, 2006 7:00 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
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