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Atlas

1. One who sustains a great burden.

2. (Science: anatomy) The first vertebra of the neck, articulating immediately with the skull, thus sustaining the globe of the head, whence the name.

3. A collection of maps in a volume. Supposed to be so called from a picture of atlas supporting the world, prefixed to some collections. This name is said to have been first used by Mercator, the celebrated geographer, in the 16th century.

4. (Science: chemistry) atlas powder, a nitroglycerin blasting compound of pasty consistency and great explosive power.

Origin: L. Atlas, -antis, gr, one of the older family of gods, who bears up the pillars of heaven; also Mt. Atlas, in W. Africa, regarded as the pillar of heaven. It is from the root of to bear. See Tolerate.


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histology about kidney !

you can google that right or get an atlas (older editions are good) from the library. PCT cells have those big and fat nuclei dont they.

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by david23
Thu Sep 13, 2012 8:29 pm
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: histology about kidney !
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Re: Hair and DNA

... cannot be used for DNA identification. If you need to find out more about DNA testing you can visit our website and contact our DNA specialists at Atlas DNA . Hope this one helps to all of you :) Jan

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by BestDNA
Mon Sep 03, 2012 10:36 am
 
Forum: Physiology
Topic: Hair and DNA
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Re: Collagen

I found the answer from flowing website :mrgreen: http://www.visualhistology.com/products/atlas/VHA_Chpt3_Connective_Tissue.html The answer is Dense Irregular Connective Tissue. :wink:

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by Maatomaat
Wed Nov 23, 2011 1:11 pm
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Collagen
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Biological Organization Software

... alternative: http://www.techrepublic.com/article/running-net-on-linux-with-dotgnu/6310344 Anyway, back on topic, what OP needs is a histology atlas or something. Here's a free one: http://www.visualhistology.com/products/atlas/index.html

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by TheWalkingGlitch
Mon Nov 21, 2011 9:23 pm
 
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Topic: Biological Organization Software
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THE DARWINIST "ATHEISTS" TECHNIQUES OF CLAMOR AND DEMAGOGUER

... scientific facts during the course of any debate. And they have no answers to them. 7- The Council of Europe’s attempt to have the teaching of the Atlas of Creation in schools banned, also described in The Observer, is one of Darwinists’ best-known so-called intimidatory techniques. They imagine ...

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Mon Oct 17, 2011 7:50 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: THE DARWINIST "ATHEISTS" TECHNIQUES OF CLAMOR AND DEMAGOGUER
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