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Concept

Concept

1. An abstract idea or notion.

2. An explanatory variable or principle in a scientific system.

Synonym: conception.

Origin: L. Conceptum, something understood, pp. Ntr. Of concipio, to receive, apprehend


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... no perception etc. As far as I know, slime molds simply come together into a gelatinous blob with extremely limited mobility; comparing the concept that I'm going for was simply a crude comparison to give a generalized idea idea. The more complex assembling-concept isn't related to slime ...

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by Tenebrae
Wed Nov 26, 2014 9:13 pm
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Virus Questions [Science Fiction]
Replies: 3
Views: 1477

Are predators always smarter than their prey?

The difficulty with the concept of innate ideas or innate behaviors is that it is difficult to prove every potential environmental factor did not cause the observed behavior. For example, showing that chicks react to bird-like shapes ...

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by BasicBiology
Tue Nov 04, 2014 5:09 am
 
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Are predators always smarter than their prey?
Replies: 15
Views: 15766

Trying to prove height increase...need help

20140723_121159.jpg So I think I have proof of concept for my finger which are long bones but there are some differences between finger bones and long bones. I need you to validate that the finger on the right hand is longer. I have some before ...

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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

Re: Ecological Niche

... p069 “There is no such thing as the ecological niche, there are at least three current, and quite different, uses of this abstract and enigmatic concept.

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by Gannet
Tue Mar 11, 2014 9:44 am
 
Forum: Ecology
Topic: Ecological Niche
Replies: 4
Views: 17862

Polymorphism and Mutation

What is the difference between Gene Polymorphism and Gene Mutation :?: :?: :?: please give a clear concept. :|

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by Helics
Tue Mar 04, 2014 4:33 pm
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Polymorphism and Mutation
Replies: 2
Views: 2958
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