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Origin

Definition

noun, plural: origins

(1) The birth, existence, or beginning; starting point.

(2) The cause; that which causes something to arise.

(3) That which acts as the source or that which from where something is derived.

(4) (anatomy) The point of attachment, as the end of the muscle (when contracted).


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Word origin: L orīgin- (s. of orīgō) beginning, source, lineage

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Compare: insertion (anatomy)

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Re: Theories - Origin of Life

The answer to the question of the meaning of life and the Universe and everything is 67: the number of unique phylogenetic types that exist in the Universe. See “An Introduction to the future of Science with the Paradigm of Types”, which is located at http://home.spin.net.au/paradigm/ts.pdf Paradigm

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