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Dependence

The quality or condition of relying upon, being influenced by, or being subservient to a person or object reflecting a particular need.

Origin: L. Dependeo, to hang from being abnormally tolerant to and dependent on something that is psychologically or physically habit-forming (especially alcohol or narcotic drugs).


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Re: Diffusion and Fick's law

The diffusivities (diffusion "constants") are implicit functions of temperature. You don't worry about temperature dependence so much because you almost always use Fick's Laws under isothermal conditions (or at least assume it is isothermal enough).

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by noncentric
Wed Oct 29, 2014 11:48 am
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Diffusion and Fick's law
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Views: 1325

reproductive sytem

... system and other body systems. Name three organ systems that the reproductive system especially depends upon, and briefly explain that dependence. Then name two systems whose anatomy or physiology is influenced by the hormones of the reproductive system, and describe these influences. ...

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by angel92
Sun Feb 23, 2014 5:05 pm
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: reproductive sytem
Replies: 1
Views: 5604

reproductive system

... system and other body systems. Name three organ systems that the reproductive system especially depends upon, and briefly explain that dependence. Then name two systems whose anatomy or physiology is influenced by the hormones of the reproductive system, and describe these influences.

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by angel92
Sun Feb 23, 2014 3:55 pm
 
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: reproductive system
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Views: 4527

Re: Origins of life

... in this assumption it begs the question of how fast can we expect homo sapiens to change given the rapid increase in the rate of technological dependence. Evolution is change over time. It never stops. When selective pressure is lifted (conditions favorable = easy survival), you observe increase ...

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by Cat
Sat Jul 13, 2013 2:59 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Origins of life
Replies: 327
Views: 207371

Re: Origins of life

... in this assumption it begs the question of how fast can we expect homo sapiens to change given the rapid increase in the rate of technological dependence.

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by animartco
Wed Jul 10, 2013 12:41 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Origins of life
Replies: 327
Views: 207371
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