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Evasion

Evasion

The act of eluding or avoiding, particularly the pressure of an argument, accusation, charge, or interrogation; artful means of eluding. Thou . . . By evasions thy crime uncoverest more. (Milton)

Synonym: shift, subterfuge, shuffling, prevarication, equivocation.

Origin: L. Evasio: cf. F. Evasion. See evade.


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why is the reproductive system immune to entropy?

... can actually have a horribly bad fidelity in your copying machinery and it becomes your advantage (in the form of drug resistance or immune system evasion) if you just manage to produce enough copies of yourself. (Actually, the first ever organism that gave rise to the life on Earth has fought ...

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by biohazard
Wed Jun 12, 2013 9:44 am
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: why is the reproductive system immune to entropy?
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Re: Theories - Origin of Life

... start replying when you have finished. If I think I have points to concede, I will do so at that time. Since you say you have no intention of evasion, I will give you the benefit of the doubt, at least for now.  Now now, I don't need you to give me the benefit of any doubt, whether you harbour ...

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by scottie
Mon Mar 19, 2012 4:42 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Theories - Origin of Life
Replies: 562
Views: 929169

Re: Theories - Origin of Life

... start replying when you have finished. If I think I have points to concede, I will do so at that time. Since you say you have no intention of evasion, I will give you the benefit of the doubt, at least for now. The sections for which I see no response are as follows. If you actually did reply ...

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by AstraSequi
Sun Mar 18, 2012 11:06 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Theories - Origin of Life
Replies: 562
Views: 929169

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... advantage at the time when waterways were drying up and oxygen levels were dropping. By allowing fish to make small moves onto land, the predator evasion and abundant food (insects and worms had made the move to land millions of years earlier) gave these animals a great eveolutionary advantage. ...

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by firechild
Mon Jan 18, 2010 11:14 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Any SOLID arguments against evolution?
Replies: 309
Views: 544215

The Fiber Disease

... humans and animals. Cell-mediated and humoral immune responses have been demonstrated in human patients and in mice. Several mechanisms of immune evasion by R. seeberi have been identified. Summary: These findings are applicable in both clinical and laboratory practice, while the basic advances ...

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by tamtam
Mon Dec 11, 2006 3:34 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
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