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1. To move in waves.

2. To vary, to change from time to time, as in referring to any quantity or quality, e.g., height of blood pressure, concentration of substance in urine or blood, secretory activity, etc.

Origin: L. Fluctuo, pp. -atus, to flow in waves

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Re: Genetic drift

... a number of times, randomly reproducing each generation of marbles to form the next. The numbers of red and blue marbles picked each generation fluctuates: sometimes more red, sometimes more blue. This fluctuation is genetic drift – a change in the population's allele frequency resulting from ...

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by plasmodesmata11
Wed May 23, 2012 3:40 am
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Genetic drift
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Re: Stomach bloating and weight gain

... constipated, and feeling extremely fatigued or have sever brain fog about ten minutes after I eat anything, and it can last for days. My weight fluctuates every day. I can weigh 135 lbs in the morning, then come dinner I might weigh 140 lbs, easily, sometimes more. Right now, I feel like my ...

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by Maura
Tue Jul 29, 2008 3:56 am
Forum: Physiology
Topic: Stomach bloating and weight gain
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What is the most poisonous snake in da world?

... with the potent neurotoxins the taipans harbor. In addition, the deadliest snake (as far as how many humans die yearly to any particular specis) fluctuates between many different species. It seems that every other article I've read concerning snake toxins portrays a different snake. I've heard ...

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by 123Herpatology
Wed Jun 21, 2006 8:43 am
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: What is the most poisonous snake in da world?
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Question on mutation

... lungs compared to others as some of my relatives have asthma and I can get sorethroat really easily just by consuming fried food. Also, my weight fluctuates around 38kg - 40kg, which is really thin. Is this just caused by my diet? Thanks in advance.

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by intj
Mon Jan 16, 2006 6:54 am
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Question on mutation
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Views: 5402

Feeling worse in the mornings & evenings when sick

Your body's temperature fluctuates over the course of the day That is not true, we are not amphibians or reptiles. The only variation in temperature we experience is fever. Fever is the effect. What we are trying to determine is the ...

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by MrMistery
Sun Jun 12, 2005 11:38 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Feeling worse in the mornings & evenings when sick
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