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Fingersucking

sucking of the finger. This is one of the most common manipulations of the body found in young children.


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Re: 6 fingers

... is called hexadactyly. The word hexadactyly literally means six digits. In medical usage, hexadactyly does not specify whether the six digits are fingers or toes (although in Greek "dactylos" is without equivocation a finger). The 6th digit can be located in three different locations: ...

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by BrentElmer
Fri Jan 30, 2015 7:10 am
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: 6 fingers
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Re: P2 Safety

... not that dry to prevent some bacteria to reside. Of course, most bacteria will be in places where you sweat and which are covered (hands, between fingers, armpit, crotch, hair etc.).

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by JackBean
Sat Nov 08, 2014 5:02 pm
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: P2 Safety
Replies: 1
Views: 1191

Trying to prove height increase...need help

... of the synovial cavity. I can compare individual bones between one finger than another(although the difference is much harder to see). My fingers do have osteophytes and the bone change in length in size is not typical of normal finger growth. It is for instance much wider than normal. ...

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by MiniGolfer
Thu Jul 24, 2014 9:09 pm
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Trying to prove height increase...need help
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Cell regulation/death

If you're talking about shaping the body (e.g. making fingers on fetus), that process requires programmed cell death. The mammalian cells require growth hormones and other signals to proliferate and live. If they lack them, or they receive signal to ...

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by JackBean
Thu Nov 28, 2013 12:32 pm
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Cell regulation/death
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Views: 2837

Atavism

... evolved from spiders. But they don't claim that, and rightly so, because everyone knows humans didn't evolve from spiders. Baby born with 24 fingers and toes And look at the case of a baby boy born with 24 fingers and toes, reported by the BBC and other media outlets on February 5, 2009. ...

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by Sumanth001
Tue Aug 20, 2013 6:40 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Atavism
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