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Function

The special, normal or proper physiologic activity of an organ or part.

Origin: L. Functio, from fungi = to do


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Re: What is the difference between biological age and physiologi

... to your actual calendar age. Establishing physiological age, especially in humans, is purely subjective because it's based on how someone looks or functions. Research in nematode worms could lead to the development of human bio-markers for aging, allowing us to track how we're withstanding the ...

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by rashedibragimov
Fri Sep 05, 2014 8:44 am
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What is the difference between biological age and physiologi
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Re: Locus specificity and ERVs - Q from a creationist

... be to fulfil a design purpose, then the argument fails if functional ERV genes do not need to be in specific locations in order to perform their functions. Unless we are talking about LTR promoters of native genes, this does seem to be the case. Re. locus targeting, see http://erv-faq-for-creationists.wikispaces.com/Don%27t+retroviruses+target+particular+locations+in+the+DNA%3F+Doesn%27t+this+explain+corresponding+ERVs%3F

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by BarryDesborough
Sat Aug 30, 2014 8:00 am
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Locus specificity and ERVs - Q from a creationist
Replies: 5
Views: 2097

Re: Electromagnetic fields generated by the human body

... to correct a program or computer problems. BUT, chemicals will alter the function of biological cells that can alter the Spirit's memory functions for supporting a healthy cell, all why persons are now returning to life with autism. Man is destroying its self through ignorance and it ...

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by DrBarb
Mon May 26, 2014 10:46 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Electromagnetic fields generated by the human body
Replies: 40
Views: 161218

Re: holographic origin of life

... the excreted products are the last elements. By changing the food and also the pace of feeding, one can observe the way the organism performs some functions, for instance if the organism is an automaton, in certain feeding conditions one can observe extreme reproducible outlier values in the performance ...

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by minasole
Wed Apr 30, 2014 6:26 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: holographic origin of life
Replies: 13
Views: 17154

reproductive sytem

... which link to the circulatory and respiratory systems. Whilst parts are autonomous the vast majority requires messages from the CNS to perform its functions correctly, linking it to the brain and nervous system. Finally there is always the need for raw materials that can only come from digesting ...

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by Babybel56
Fri Feb 28, 2014 8:49 am
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: reproductive sytem
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Views: 2569
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