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1. Not high; not elevated in place; low. Lowly lands.

2. Low in rank or social importance. One common right the great and lowly claims. (Pope)

3. Not lofty or sublime; humble. These rural poems, and their lowly strain. (Dryden)

4. Having a low esteem of one's own worth; humble; meek; free from pride. Take my yoke upon you, and learn of me, for i am meek and lowly in heart. (Matt. Xi. 29)

Origin: low, _ -ly.

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Need help Identifying an unknown

... vulgaris Enterococcus faecalis Escherichia coli Bacillus megaterium Enterobacter aerogenes Staphylococcus epidermidis Keep in mind i'm just a lowly microbiology student so my results might be off (I know my streaking is pretty bad) so the results might not be truly indicative of my unknown ...

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by stks7rafe
Sun Apr 22, 2012 8:22 pm
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Need help Identifying an unknown
Replies: 1
Views: 2737

Re: on phylogeny / what are we ?

... that would make us look like *gasp* animals, and [sarcasm] most certainly we are something much more grand and beautiful and fancy than those lowly animals are [/sarcasm]

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by biohazard
Mon Oct 17, 2011 8:26 am
Forum: Evolution
Topic: on phylogeny / what are we ?
Replies: 45
Views: 27834


... in an inverted microscope I see lots of cells with 2 or 3 nuclei and sometimes the nuclei appear to be enlarged. What is going on? Please help a lowly biophysicist. Thanks

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by softmatters
Thu Jun 04, 2009 2:28 pm
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Polynculeation
Replies: 1
Views: 1569

Natural selection is proven wrong

... have presented arguments against your claim have biology degrees themselves, and I think at least one of us here has a doctorate. I myself am a lowly undergrad bio student. My point is that your claim is based on the word of person who has plenty of nice degrees but not one of them has to do ...

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by alextemplet
Thu Apr 23, 2009 5:32 pm
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Natural selection is proven wrong
Replies: 247
Views: 690196


... space, certainly gives us reason to be pleased with ourselves, doesn't it? We might even dare to call ourselves civilized, so far are we above the lowly pond scum! And yet what do we do with this wondrous superiority? We destroy the environment and we kill each other. Do you call that civilized? ...

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by alextemplet
Wed Aug 13, 2008 3:24 am
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Evolution
Replies: 36
Views: 27831
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