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Immovable

1. That which can not be moved.

2. Lands and things adherent thereto by nature, as trees; by the hand of man, as buildings and their accessories; by their destination, as seeds, plants, manure, etc.; or by the objects to which they are applied, as servitudes.

1. Incapable of being moved; firmly fixed; fast; used of material things; as, an immovable foundatin. Immovable, infixed, and frozen round. (Milton)

2. Steadfast; fixed; unalterable; unchangeable; used of the mind or will; as, an immovable purpose, or a man who remain immovable.

3. Not capable of being affected or moved in feeling or by sympathy; unimpressible; impassive.

4. Not liable to be removed; permanent in Place or tenure; fixed; as, an immovable estate.

(Science: medicine) see immovable, immovable apparatus, feasts which occur on a certain day of the year and do not depend on the date of Easter; as, christmas, the epiphany, etc.


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Questions about Connective Tissue

1) Are collagen fibers flexible, or are they rather immovable. The reason I am asking this is because my textbook says that "Collagen fibers are very strong and resist pulling forces, but they are not stiff, which allows tissues flexibility." ...

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by reyrey389
Wed Nov 16, 2011 8:34 am
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Questions about Connective Tissue
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I think this would go here... human & animal anatomy...

... of movements in your body, such as the digestive process; and cardiac muscles found in your heart contract repeatedly throughout your life. 10. immovable 11. connective tissue 12. exoskeleton 13. tendons 14. sweat 15. marrow 16. hinge 17. ball and socket 18. ball and socket :wink: Thanks again, ...

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by LaceFlowerCookies
Wed Jan 17, 2007 10:28 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: I think this would go here... human & animal anatomy...
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Views: 8655

why the bones contract after death?

... right answer but from what i know, the fliuds around the joints help in it's movement so i thought that if they dry up, the joints would become immovable...anyway, i'll try to find anything more about it and get my facts right :D

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by opuntia
Wed Jan 18, 2006 9:28 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: why the bones contract after death?
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Views: 4816

why the bones contract after death?

I'm thinking that the bones shrink because of loss of water....and the joints are immovable because of the loss of the fluids aroung them.

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by opuntia
Tue Jan 17, 2006 1:33 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: why the bones contract after death?
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Views: 4816


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