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(Science: anatomy) a hollow place or space or a potential space, within the body or in one of its organs, it may be normal or pathological.

Origin: L. Cavitas

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Trying to prove height increase...need help

... I can prove if you decide to take it seriously. The length increase is due an increase in bone length and not due to enlargement of the synovial cavity. I can compare individual bones between one finger than another(although the difference is much harder to see). My fingers do have osteophytes ...

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by MiniGolfer
Thu Jul 24, 2014 9:09 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Trying to prove height increase...need help
Replies: 2
Views: 2551

Directional Terms

... you will need Transverse section in order to see both Dorsal and Ventral anything. For the second one it probably would depend on the shape of the cavity, so I would choose Midsagital, because it divides equally.

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by ndtb
Thu Aug 30, 2012 10:59 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Directional Terms
Replies: 1
Views: 3417

Seeking help to ID this microbe.

I found this in the cavity of a tree where a branch had broken off, allowing water to accumulate inside. I pipette some of the water and brought it in to my microbiology lab to look at under the microscope. I can tell from the video ...

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by keeblur
Sat Feb 04, 2012 1:04 pm
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Seeking help to ID this microbe.
Replies: 5
Views: 2250

Wierd Stomach Bloating Need Help

... around the gut that has to flex just like any other skeletal muscle. When you suck in, you are just shifting your gut upwards into your thoracic cavity by compressing the lungs. You have to realize that the human body is not a statue like the statue of David. Yes, you are training a lot to get ...

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by daniel.kurz
Wed Nov 16, 2011 4:29 pm
Forum: Physiology
Topic: Wierd Stomach Bloating Need Help
Replies: 1
Views: 2991

How can dsRNA cross cellular boundaries?

... on the first discovery of dsRNA's interference in C. elegans (Andrew Fire, et al ., 1998), and I found that dsRNA injected into gonad or body-cavity can be passed on to other cells and even into the next progeny. Does anybody know how this can happen? Is it replicated along with the endogenous ...

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by southpole
Sun Nov 06, 2011 3:34 pm
Forum: Genetics
Topic: How can dsRNA cross cellular boundaries?
Replies: 0
Views: 980
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