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Minuscule

minuscule

1. Any very small, minute object.

2. A small roman letter which is neither capital nor uncial; a manuscript written in such letters.

Of the size and style of minuscules; written in minuscules. These minuscule letters are cursive forms of the earlier uncials. (I. Taylor (The alphabet))

Origin: L. Minusculus rather small, fr. Minus less: cf. F. Minuscule.


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... be held)? I suppose, if I was to rephrase, would either heavy metals or electrolytes have any effect on the capacitance of the body, even if minuscule amounts? http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Capacitance http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Body_capacitance The reason I ask is because I am trying to ...

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by JoshuaFlynn
Tue Apr 10, 2012 8:49 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Heavy metals, can anyone answer?
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An Easy Bio-Diffusion Question

... about the size of the bag? So no elbow room added: concentration affects only the volume of solution (between 1 and 3% of any sugar that would be minuscule) and the molecule you are measuring. The movement of the other molecules do not affect it significantly. And profs are not mean, they do not ...

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by canalon
Mon Jan 10, 2011 7:17 pm
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: An Easy Bio-Diffusion Question
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Photosynthesis

... sun and was slightly baffled by the complexity of it all but what sprung to mind was this. With all this going on inside a living organism on a minuscule level how on earth was this process monitored and analyzed?

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by colarris
Tue Aug 11, 2009 9:47 pm
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Photosynthesis
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Re: Natural selection is proven wrong

... This 'Cambrian explosion' marks the advent (at least into direct evidence) of virtually all major groups of modern animals - and all within the minuscule span, geologically speaking, of a few million years." (Gould, Stephen J., Wonderful Life: The Burgess Shale and the Nature of History, ...

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by gamila
Wed Apr 22, 2009 1:37 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Natural selection is proven wrong
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The Fiber Disease

... nanotube-based biological sensors could find opportunities in such areas as, for example, glucose sensing (where a nanoscale sensor could measure minuscule samples and could provide enhanced biocompatibility), genetic analysis, and discovery or screening. Carbon-nanotube chemical sensors for liquids, ...

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by Nadas Moksha
Fri Oct 27, 2006 9:34 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
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