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1. In medicine and biology, a prefix denoting the concept of after, subsequent to, behind, or hindmost.

Compare: post-.

2. In chemistry, an italicised prefix denoting joint, action sharing.

3 (m-). In chemistry, an italicised prefix denoting compound formed by two substitutions in the benzene ring separated by one carbon atom, i.e., linked to the first and third, second and fourth, etc., carbon atoms of the ring. For terms beginning with meta-, or m-, see the specific name.

Origin: G. After, between, over

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What about META....

Let's talk about meta: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Metagenomics ........

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by lishenghui
Wed Oct 13, 2010 6:04 pm
Forum: Genetics
Topic: What about META....
Replies: 3
Views: 1152

Name a random science fact!

... 10 million tonnes. Source: http://www.google.com.au/webhp?hl=en#hl=en&source=hp&q=a+teaspoon+of+neutron+star&btnG=Google+Search&meta=&aq=f&oq=a+teaspoon+of+neutron+star&fp=612d84aabfa6a492 - Normal pens don't work out of space because of the gravity. - 50,000 - 100,000 ...

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by g0ld3n88
Wed Dec 09, 2009 11:36 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Name a random science fact!
Replies: 12
Views: 6403

question about position of proto and meta xylem in plant

why protoxylem occur outside in roots and inside in stems and vice versa with metaxylem . is there any relation of them with the functions , then pls tell there separate functions

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by karanmaster0007
Thu Oct 22, 2009 1:32 pm
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: question about position of proto and meta xylem in plant
Replies: 1
Views: 2279

association study confusion

... (GRR)? 2.) what do the numbers under the different models in table 2 mean? why does recessive model have infinity for each study included in the meta-analysis? i'm thinking the values i asked about above describe the likelyhood of each model but how do i know which ones are significant and which ...

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by alt42
Mon Apr 27, 2009 10:25 pm
Forum: Genetics
Topic: association study confusion
Replies: 1
Views: 1272

Paramyxovirus (mumps)

... start here, it is definitely a trustwothy source, with links to first hand scientific data: http://vsearch.nlm.nih.gov/vivisimo/cgi-bin/query-meta?v%3Aproject=medlineplus&query=mumps

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by canalon
Tue Mar 31, 2009 7:35 pm
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Paramyxovirus (mumps)
Replies: 6
Views: 4737
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