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1. A large wine bottle. They passed the magnum to one another freely. (Sir W. Scott).

2. (Science: anatomy) a bone of the carpus at the base of the third metacarpal bone.

Origin: Neut. Sing. Of L. Magnus great.

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Religion Vs. Science

... event that killed off the inefficient. Knuckle-walking requires about four times the energy than walking upright. The hominids whose foramen magnum moved inferiorly needed to walk upright to see. The ones who did not follow suit expended too much energy and could not therefore get enough ...

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Wed Dec 02, 2009 3:53 am
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Topic: Religion Vs. Science
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The Fiber Disease

... a local doctor due to palpitations observed the first day. 2 additional large organisms were removed from the back region of her scalp above the magnum foramen. Sabrina appeared very weak with ashen gray skin color with slurred speech. She had 110 lesions on her full body. After sleeping 4 hours, ...

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Fri Nov 03, 2006 3:19 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
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