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The act of one who, or that which, marks; the mark or marks made; arrangement or disposition of marks or colouring; as, the marking of a birds plumage. Marking ink, indelible ink, because used in marking linen.

(Science: botany) marking nut, the nut of the Semecarpus anacardium, an East indian tree. The shell of the nut yields a blackish resinous juice used for marking cotton cloth, and an oil prepared from it is used for rheumatism.

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Biology tests

... something or the keywords you use will determine whether you get marks, rather than your understanding. This is often just a method of making marking easier. In your example above, whilst you wrote about how HIV affects the body and its physiology, the question was about AIDS. It may have ...

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by Babybel56
Fri Feb 28, 2014 9:37 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Biology tests
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Views: 1361

Re: Which animal is this?

Hi there. It looks like a Hornworm (larval stage of a Hawk moth), either a tomatoe hornworm ( Manduca quinquemaculata ) if the markings on the side are V-shaped or a tobacco hornworm ( Manduca sexta ) if the marking are straight and whiteish. The horn is on the posterior of the insect. ...

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by dslivinski
Wed Jan 09, 2013 9:55 pm
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Which animal is this?
Replies: 5
Views: 3017

Re: Theories - Origin of Life

... themselves. The DNA code itself undergoes a metamorphosis. For example certain bases are subject to methylation. This is not a simple tagging or marking of these bases, but a complete transformation of the molecules that display different qualities. Some of these methylation patterns are inherited, ...

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by scottie
Wed Feb 22, 2012 8:12 pm
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Theories - Origin of Life
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Re: Succession

Here is the exact marking guide for 3cii) a lot of species on dead trees endangered cf live trees; there are fewer dead trees (than previously); reason for dead trees being removed; a lot of beetles on dead trees endangered cf live ...

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by jsmith613
Thu Dec 01, 2011 6:39 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Succession
Replies: 6
Views: 3580

Can someone please identify this spider?

... it's possible, but there's not enough detail in the picture to tell - it could be lots of others. If you actually saw it, the "fiddle" marking on the back is pretty diagnostic for a recluse.

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by Darby
Sun Apr 03, 2011 2:20 pm
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Can someone please identify this spider?
Replies: 3
Views: 2059
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