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1. Of or pertaining to Mt. Atlas in libya, and hence applied to the ocean which lies between Europe and Africa on the east and America on the west; as, the atlantic ocean (called also the atlantic); the atlantic basin; the atlantic telegraph.

2. Of or pertaining to the isle of Atlantis.

3. Descended from atlas. The seven atlantic sisters. (Milton)

Origin: L. Atlanticus, fr. Atlas. See atlas and Atlantes.

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Blue Blood For A Science Project

Bluish blood found in Horse Shoe Crab, Limulus polyphemus or Atlantic horseshoe crab

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by aloksarak
Wed Sep 26, 2012 6:51 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Blue Blood For A Science Project
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Detecting Blood Groups of Sharks and Eagles.

Is it possible for Human Beings to find Blood Groups of Eagles, Vultures - Big Birds and Sharks, Whales - Big Fishes in Atlantic, Pacific ocean ? Thanks & Regards, Prashant S Akerkar

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by prashantakerkar
Sat Oct 15, 2011 7:15 am
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Detecting Blood Groups of Sharks and Eagles.
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Pigment deposition Question?!?!?!?

"someone is alive on the internet at 2am in the morning " Nope, on my side of the Atlantic it was a respectable mid-morning! :) Must say I'm surprised there isn't more around on the biochemistry of tanning, as it's such a big subject (ie, the suncream industry ...

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by Julie5
Thu Sep 30, 2010 4:28 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Pigment deposition Question?!?!?!?
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Is this wikipedia picture misidentified (jellyfish)

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Chrysaora_quinquecirrha.JPG It's file name is Chrysaora quinquecirrha, or the atlantic sea nettle But I believe that is an example of Chrysaora fuscescens, or the pacific sea nettle any other jellyfish enthusiasts here to tell me if I'm right or ...

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by Absolome
Mon Aug 02, 2010 9:40 pm
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Is this wikipedia picture misidentified (jellyfish)
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Where did human life begin?

Can you cross the atlantic on a wood canoe?

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by TheVirus
Sat Nov 28, 2009 2:28 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Where did human life begin?
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