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Of or pertaining to France or its inhabitants.

Origin: as. Frencisc, LL. Franciscus, from L. Francus a Frank: cf. OF. Franceis, franchois, franois, f. Franais.

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stroke risk

... checkups might also help... Healthy people should not try to prevent heart disease by taking drugs, such as aspirin or ACE inhibitors, I think. French are one of the biggest wine drinkers and have relatively low rate of heart disease - this is known as a French paradox - not solved yet. So, ...

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by boron
Sat Nov 09, 2013 3:53 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: stroke risk
Replies: 5
Views: 2605

Re: Solving World Hunger with Aphid Farms

... A newly born aphid becomes a reproducing adult within about a week and then can produce up to 5 offspring per day for up to 30 days! The French naturalist Reaumur during the late eighteenth century calculated that if all the descendants of a single aphid survived during the summer and ...

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by erialsneider
Sun Nov 03, 2013 12:13 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Solving World Hunger with Aphid Farms
Replies: 2
Views: 3087

Sound and how the brain reacts to it

... in a gentle manner of course, a friend of mine long-ago dubbed it "The Princess Syndrome." Then he asked if I make my husband put on a French maid outfit to clean the house. Hahaha! I had to explain how it really is NOT sexual what-so-ever. So here are my actual triggers: 1. Watching ...

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by Snoozin
Thu Dec 13, 2012 2:57 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Sound and how the brain reacts to it
Replies: 89
Views: 145974

Creationism is not scientific

... Michael Faraday, FRS (22 September 1791 – 25 August 1867) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Michael_Faraday Louis Pasteur (play /ˈluːi pæˈstɜr/, French: [lwi pastœʁ]; December 27, 1822 – September 28, 1895) Galileo Galilei (Italian pronunciation: [ɡaliˈlɛːo ɡaliˈlɛi]; 15 February 1564[4] – 8 ...

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by JackBean
Sun Nov 25, 2012 9:37 pm
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Creationism is not scientific
Replies: 24
Views: 18141

Re: Why do Africans have large noses and lips?

... I was unable to answer. But after reading all the comments, especially robpdx's, my personal theory, which I elaborated about English people vs. French people's lips, is that language seems to have an effect on lips size. A lot of English people have very thin lips, especially compared to the ...

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by david23
Sun Jul 08, 2012 2:46 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Why do Africans have large noses and lips?
Replies: 31
Views: 217545
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