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1. Slippage of the lower fragment of a broken long bone upward and alongside the proximal portion.

2. Obsolete term denoting a foetal head which is palpable above the symphysis because of cephalopelvic disproportion.

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Contradicting Genes

... like for example people that use contraceptive items so as to not reproduce. A gene that moves a person to experience the pleasure of sex overriding the genes that motivate a person to reproduce. So if genes "want" to keep passing on and on through generation to generation(as ...

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by anthroposophia
Sat Feb 05, 2011 1:54 am
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Contradicting Genes
Replies: 3
Views: 1691

weight lifting, repetitions & evolution theory

... read the Wikipedia article on the Golgi tendon reflex, mentioned in the reply above, and it looks like a very good example of one of those "overriding instinct" things I was talking about. (Maybe.) Just like a certain level of pain will cause you to move whether you want to or not, ...

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by Lenoxus
Mon Apr 26, 2010 12:14 am
Forum: Evolution
Topic: weight lifting, repetitions & evolution theory
Replies: 6
Views: 9833

The Fiber Disease

... fields, leukaemia and DNA damage", SiS23). Exposing leukemia cells to RF-EMFs for 48h caused them to multiply aggressively, overriding the signals that trigger cell death (see "Mobile phones & cancer", SiS17). Mechanism still not understood By its own admission ...

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by Nadas Moksha
Wed Sep 06, 2006 2:58 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
Replies: 7403
Views: 6267408

Humans- Nature Vs Culture

Is the choice of overriding our instincts human nature? Batman could so override his instincts ninja-style.

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by February Beetle
Thu Mar 30, 2006 2:58 pm
Forum: Ecology
Topic: Humans- Nature Vs Culture
Replies: 42
Views: 32898

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