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picturesque

Forming, or fitted to form, a good or pleasing picture; representing with the clearness or ideal beauty appropriate to a picture; expressing that peculiar kind of beauty which is agreeable in a picture, natural or artificial; graphic; vivid; as, a picturesque scene or attitude; picturesque language. What is picturesque as placed in relation to the beautiful and the sublime? It is . . . The characteristic pushed into a sensible excess. Picturesquely, Picturesqueness.

Origin: It. Pittoresco: cf. F. Pittoresque. See Pictorial.


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Books from which these pictures were taken?

The second link didn't work, so I removed it. Anyway, those pictures can be in any molecular/cellular biology textbook. But you can try picture search.

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by JackBean
Mon Mar 10, 2014 3:42 pm
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Books from which these pictures were taken?
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Views: 418

Books from which these pictures were taken?

I've come across these pictures on internet and am now so desperate to find the books from which they were taken! Could anyone, please, help me? Thanks in advance. The pictures are: http://i.4cdn.org/sci/src/1394335525675.jpg

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by richardrichard
Sun Mar 09, 2014 4:12 pm
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Books from which these pictures were taken?
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Views: 418

Is this a wolf??

... from Mercer County, NJ it would be awfully far south. I would suggest you call the local wildlife department or animal control and send them the pictures. It isn't a wolf either because that would be very far south or on the run. My guess is its a lost dog. If it is a coyote that has ventured ...

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by daniel.kurz
Tue Dec 10, 2013 3:34 pm
 
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Is this a wolf??
Replies: 8
Views: 968

Conflicting results of Gram-Negative unknown

... CONFLICTED ABOUT RESULTS, RESULTS: Positive indicator would be color change of the media from green-ish blue to ROYAL blue In before and after pictures there does not appear to be any color change and no growth on the slant 8. Motility test *Negative for motility No red spreading throughout ...

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by Jrh21854
Sun Dec 01, 2013 8:25 pm
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Conflicting results of Gram-Negative unknown
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Views: 710

Methods of plant identification

Both text and pictures including plants anatomy and features. Identification will also based on geographical location of species. We are going to have botanist and researchers all over the continent and also good reference. As for ...

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by valentfm
Sun Sep 08, 2013 10:50 pm
 
Forum: Bioinformatics
Topic: Methods of plant identification
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