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1. A native or inhabitant of the Orient or some Eastern part of the world; an Asiatic.

2. Eastern Christians of the greek rite.

Of or pertaining to the orient or east; eastern; concerned with the East or Orientalism; opposed to occidental; as, Oriental countries. The sun's ascendant and oriental radiations. (Sir T. Browne)

Origin: L. Orientalis: cf. F. Oriental.

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Re: Electromagnetic fields generated by the human body

... the biomagnetic field emitted of two individuals, showing that an extremely strong magnetic field was emitted by the two individuals during oriental breathing exercises: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/9051169

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by franca
Wed Feb 29, 2012 9:38 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Electromagnetic fields generated by the human body
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Aminophosphonic Analogues and Herbicides

I was talking to a man who belongs to the Nature Conservancy, and for a project he wants to remove the plants Japanese Barberry and Oriental Bittersweet from a site. I live in New England, and here they are invasive. I know basics about the plant and its removal, but he was wondering how ...

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by plasmodesmata11
Tue Jan 20, 2009 12:16 am
Forum: Ecology
Topic: Aminophosphonic Analogues and Herbicides
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Re: Brain size=IQ level theory (Blacks vs Whites & Asians)

... Lewis Terman to strengthen his view that the low Black IQ was heritable. Degler also pointed out that although the comparatively high scores of Orientals did not prevent them from being excluded from immigration, such scores would embarrass any attempt to make IQ the basis for ethnic bias in ...

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by TJJ
Fri May 16, 2008 12:13 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Brain size=IQ level theory (Blacks vs Whites & Asians)
Replies: 75
Views: 332713

Stomach bloating and weight gain

... allergies are taken by us as stress, and we re-act more than most? I mean 4 hurricane evac in a row set me off 4 years ago. One every week. The Oriental Mum could be stressed by things her son--or she may not realize. Empty nest was an adjustment for me by age 42. 3 kids in college and a quiet ...

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by mabelwhite
Tue Jun 05, 2007 3:52 am
Forum: Physiology
Topic: Stomach bloating and weight gain
Replies: 453
Views: 2911623

Stomach bloating and weight gain

... eat ANY starch whatsoever. Jeff Burch of Portland Oregon also has a very useful website. I would also recommend a good, experienced DOM (Doctor of Oriental Medicine). Their remedies go back thousands of years, and everything is based on natural ingredients. Likewise a practitioner of Ayurvedic ...

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by adele
Sun Apr 15, 2007 2:47 pm
Forum: Physiology
Topic: Stomach bloating and weight gain
Replies: 453
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