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a term used to describe additional medical problems that develop following a procedure, treatment or illness. Complications are usually directly or indirectly related to a procedure (risk of the procedure), treatment (side effect or toxicity) or illness.

Origin: L. Complicatio

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Re: Sound and how the brain reacts to it

... with nice noises in them. And if I encounter someone with a 'nice' voice then I could listen to them for hours..I would pay good money for a complication of noises - but I guess everyone has a different idea of what is 'nice', but for me these noises are nearly always generated by someone ...

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by billex
Tue May 08, 2012 10:26 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Sound and how the brain reacts to it
Replies: 89
Views: 145944

Re: Autopolyploids and Allopolyploids

... fully only in case of monoallele and quadriallele classes. Consequently, polypoid allele frequencies cannot be calculated directly. As second complication arises if ‘null’ alleles are truly present in a population. Their presence may not be obvious: unlike the case of diploids, null individuals ...

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by javedshaikm
Wed Mar 14, 2012 4:38 pm
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Autopolyploids and Allopolyploids
Replies: 2
Views: 1481

PZ Meyers struggles with High School Biology

... it's only an allelic difference that makes the phenotypic difference "wrinkled" vs. "not wrinkled". PZ has given a gross over-complication.

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by Crucible
Fri Oct 21, 2011 12:28 pm
Forum: Evolution
Topic: PZ Meyers struggles with High School Biology
Replies: 4
Views: 3941

Active/Inactive status of HVS1 or HVS2

... the latent virus. Finding of the viral DNA from the cerebrospinal fluid strongly points to a viral meningitis, again a rare but sometimes serious complication. If viral DNA or antigens cannot be detected in the body of a seropositive person, it typically means that the person has no active infection ...

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by biohazard
Wed Jun 08, 2011 12:40 pm
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Active/Inactive status of HVS1 or HVS2
Replies: 4
Views: 21643

Re: Generation of DNA nucleotides

... concept, like this one. http://blc.arizona.edu/courses/181Lab/MoBiByMe/DNAPol.html but there's no date or references. And I thought of a further complication. As these nt molecules are floating, aren't they in all kinds of positions? I envision this demo: A round container filled with a liquid. ...

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by gs99
Thu Jan 28, 2010 2:40 am
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Generation of DNA nucleotides
Replies: 65
Views: 59165
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