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That which stands in the way, or opposes; anything that hinders progress; a hindrance; an obstruction, physical or moral. If all obstacles were cut away. And that my path were even to the crown. (Shak)

Synonym: Impediment, obstruction, hindrance, difficulty. See Impediment, and obstruction.

Origin: f, fr. L. Obstaculum, fr. Obstare to withstand, oppose; ob (see ob-) _ stare to stand. See stand. And cf. Oust.

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Cellular Reincarnation

... come, I cursed my fate. It all got started when “Zygote Enterprises” organized this foolish competition, a race that can be best compared with an obstacle course in the swamp. The countless contestants, including me, were lured by the “Carte Blanche” awaiting the winner. Before the start, we were ...

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Sun Feb 09, 2014 8:25 pm
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Solving World Hunger with Aphid Farms

... infrastructure in-country to grow and distribute. On top of that, just think, protein that doesn’t require large tracts of land, which is a major obstacle in many starving countries. P.S. If anyone lives in Asia, I will pay to get some bamboo aphids. P.S.S In America, the allowable number of aphids ...

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Sun Nov 03, 2013 12:13 pm
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Re: Human body odor

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Re: Electromagnetic fields generated by the human body

... hormonal system can get effect, etc What you say guys.... May I know know what is the exact point/reason for generation of this field. cont we obstacle with any technique ? waiting for your replay Thanks.

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by Ktea
Sun Oct 09, 2011 2:26 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Electromagnetic fields generated by the human body
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Digestive System Evolution

... end up in the stomach? 2.How did cells come to genetically adapt to not being oxidized? By the way you ask the question, it seems like another obstacle that evolution has overcome. If it is an obstacle, I would like to know how evolution overcame that. Also, oxygen continues to exist in the ...

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by Tomn
Fri Oct 07, 2011 9:42 pm
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Digestive System Evolution
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