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Foreign bodies

Foreign body

Anything in the tissues or cavities of the body that has been introduced there from without, and that is not rapidly absorbable.


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Compare and contrast the processes of Mitosis and Meiosis

... concepts are still pretty fresh for me, in other words, it is almost foreign... It's such a difficult concept to grasp! (for me at least....) ... DNA. Mitosis occurs to replace damaged cells, to grow and to repair our bodies. This is just about all I know, I know that Mitosis occurs in stages ...

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by BrandonScherrer
Sun Jul 29, 2012 3:16 pm
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Compare and contrast the processes of Mitosis and Meiosis
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The Implausible Engines of Evolution

... mutation. All they did was prove that female eggs with anti-Neu5Gc antibodies would kill all sperm with the Neu5Gc. This evolution is only possible ... made an antibody for Neu5Gc instead of malaria? Antibodies are made for foreign substances. If Neu6Gc was produced by the body, and malaria attaches ...

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by Tomn
Tue Oct 11, 2011 10:27 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: The Implausible Engines of Evolution
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Re: Calcium ions in the Cell

... cell savy but that would be my guess being that it processes food and foreign bodies, but i could also see how u could see it in the rough er bc that is where protein synth ...

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by dam13
Thu Apr 29, 2010 10:38 pm
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Calcium ions in the Cell
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Views: 6951

Differences between phagocytes and lymphocytes?

... first line of defence of the body, and act "by eating" the foreign bodies: for example, a bacterium will be recognized by the phagocyte, incorporated ,and split ...

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by mikake
Mon Nov 02, 2009 4:14 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Differences between phagocytes and lymphocytes?
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Views: 21319

Food and DNA

... amount or quality of DNA that gets into our digestive tracts from food. Foreign DNA in our bodies gets degraded by the digestive system and various related enzymes. Environmental pollutants, ...

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by biohazard
Wed Jun 24, 2009 1:12 pm
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Food and DNA
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Views: 2712
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