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1. An excavated or cup-shaped structure, either anatomical or pathologic.

Synonym: poculum.

Synonym: cupping glass.

Origin: A.S. Cuppe

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Sue has heard that taking an over-the-counter ‘energy’ pill, which contains as much caffeine as a strong cup of coffee, makes people feel alert and ‘speedy’. She wonders if taking this pill will make a difference to the reaction times of people doing an online reaction test. ...

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Tue Dec 10, 2013 12:08 pm
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Curious about these fungi.

http://imgur.com/a/mkR9E#0 They are on the inner walls of a plastic cup with some old beer. I know they are likely Ascomycete and appear to exhibit some yeast like traits as far as the nuclear fission and budding, although they have some incredibly thick walls ...

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Topic: Curious about these fungi.
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The Primal/Paleo Diet? Or the Parasite Diet?

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by Wallyanna
Tue May 08, 2012 12:09 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Primal/Paleo Diet? Or the Parasite Diet?
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Hypothetical experiment

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by Cat
Tue Dec 06, 2011 8:54 pm
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Hypothetical experiment
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Camouflage in nature

... in Dawkins’ example, the eye development starts with a set of simple light sensitive cells which become useful for shades recognition, then a cup develops around them which enhances the process, etc, etc. Correct me if I’m wrong, but the conclusion I drew from the Dawkins’ explanation is that ...

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by Nick7
Fri Nov 11, 2011 12:02 am
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Camouflage in nature
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