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primordial

1. First in order; primary; original; of earliest origin; as, primordial condition. The primordial facts of our intelligent nature.

2. (Science: geology) Of or pertaining to the lowest beds of the silurian age, corresponding to the acadian and Potsdam periods in American geology. It is called also Cambrian, and by many geologists is separated from the Silurian.

3. (Science: biology) Originally or earliest formed in the growth of an individual or organ; as, a primordial leaf; a primordial cell.

(Science: botany) Primordial utricle, the interior lining of a young vegetable cell.

Origin: L. Primordialis, from primordium the first beginning; primus first _ ordiri to begin a web, to begin: cf. F. Primordial.


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Newbie question about the first life

... more and they got together loosely and founded a sort of colony and eventually some of them created the first cell. I've heard about the "primordial soup", but it's the first time I see someone calling it the "ur-soup". Is this an allusion to the city Ur of the Chaldeans??? ...

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by piscilactovegetarian
Sat Feb 22, 2014 8:37 am
 
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Newbie question about the first life

... the thesis differently and along with Miller he started to make experiments in a lab. They placed in a glass container what seems to have been the primordial atmosphere, they let sparks fly in it and they managed to synthesize several compounds that you need in order to create life. The conclusion ...

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Sun Feb 16, 2014 8:57 pm
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
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holographic origin of life

... CONSIDERATIONS If life as a whole is a sum of random spontaneous chemical reactions then they should have been created gradually from some simple primordial reactions that became more and more crowded. Isolated random reactions leads to equilibrium, so this means that an external source of energy ...

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by minasole
Tue Oct 08, 2013 9:30 am
 
Forum: Evolution
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The theory of evolution, as we currently understand it, is the development of the primary replicator in the primordial soup in a very short period of time since the initial cooling of the ocean (less than 4 billion years ago) until which date back to the most ancient remains ...

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by RabbitPhilosopher
Wed Sep 04, 2013 7:27 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Evolution or De-evolution?
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Evolution or De-evolution?

The theory of evolution, as we currently understand it, is the development of the primary replicator in the primordial soup in a very short period of time since the initial cooling of the ocean (less than 4 billion years ago) until which date back to the most ancient remains ...

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by LeoPol
Wed Aug 14, 2013 11:42 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Evolution or De-evolution?
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