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1. The act of blocking or clogging.

2. The state or condition of being clogged.

Origin: L. Obstructio

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alternation behaviour

... turn, but there is some opposite turning. It is thought that the behavior allows the animal to move in a general direction upon finding an obstruction, rather than move randomly within the same area. In sow bugs, it can be shown that the behavior is due to the compensation for the movement ...

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by Marcelo
Wed Oct 19, 2011 11:04 am
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: alternation behaviour
Replies: 3
Views: 4170

Stomach bloating and weight gain

This could be an obstruction in your GI tract, seek medical help right away.

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by MichaelXY
Fri Jul 03, 2009 7:11 am
Forum: Physiology
Topic: Stomach bloating and weight gain
Replies: 453
Views: 2918055

Another creationist thread

... designer would place a flexible tube (the urethra) through the middle of a gland (the prostate) which enlarges with age until it very often causes obstruction to the outflow of urine? I could imagine that this defect could be attributable to random mutations which would be unaffected by Natural ...

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by genovese
Sun Nov 18, 2007 2:08 pm
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Another creationist thread
Replies: 43
Views: 52892

The Fiber Disease

... (decrease sodium in blood) [277.1-43] __ Hypotension, postural decrease in blood pressure upon assuming an erect posture) [277.1-44] __ Ileus (obstruction of the intestines) [277.1-45] __ Insomnia [277.1-46] __ Irritability [277.1-47] __ Jaundice [277.1-48] __ Joint pain or stiffness [277.1-49] ...

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by London
Thu Jan 18, 2007 2:39 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
Replies: 7403
Views: 6265144

The Fiber Disease

... masses, usually of the nasal mucosa or ocular conjunctivae of humans and animals. Patients with nasal involvement often have unilateral nasal obstruction or bleeding due to polyp formation. The diagnosis is established by observing the characteristic appearance of the organism in tissue biopsies ...

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by al
Mon Dec 25, 2006 1:39 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
Replies: 7403
Views: 6265144
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