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The loss or absence of parts, organs, powers or things that are needed.

Origin: L. De = from, privare = to remove

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Extended sleeping

... although I haven't been soon an awful lot physical or mentally. I would like to discuss sleep here. The harmfulness or over sleeping and sleeping deprivation. Most importantly my current issue of almost constant fatigue and exhaustion. Is this simply my recovering phase from previous lack of sleep? ...

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by Zsingleton
Tue Nov 05, 2013 9:20 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Extended sleeping
Replies: 3
Views: 2522

Re: Fats in the Late Night?

... foods, which of course generally contain an abundance of saturated fat and calories. Although there is some medical evidence to suggest that sleep deprivation can result in the increased uptake of glucose to fat, there is little to no good evidence to support the notion that eating in the late ...

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by Coelacanth
Sun Oct 13, 2013 5:50 am
Forum: Physiology
Topic: Fats in the Late Night?
Replies: 1
Views: 2960

Can biological needs be tested experimentally?

Yes, the only way to see if something is a need is to deprive the subject of it and see what happens. Since such deprivation can result in all sorts of damage to the subject, some of which may not become obvious for years or even generations, trying to asses whether something is ...

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by animartco
Wed Jun 05, 2013 12:48 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Can biological needs be tested experimentally?
Replies: 4
Views: 1796

about cholesterol

... That happens mostly in arteries, build-up that can cause blockage would be more in small arteries, and blockage will more likely cause oxygen-deprivation effects in high-metabolism tissues like heart muscle and brain.

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by Darby
Sun Oct 30, 2011 2:12 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: about cholesterol
Replies: 5
Views: 3580


... reaches the aquatic systems, the excess nitrogen leads to aquatic ecosystem degradation. For instance, the pollutants in the water leas to oxygen deprivation, which in turn results in fish kills and the existence of dead zones. As for the potential health risks of nitrate leaching, nitrates reaching ...

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by Tata1
Wed May 11, 2011 4:53 am
Forum: Bioinformatics
Topic: NLP
Replies: 16
Views: 18970
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