Dictionary » R » Reflects



1. To bend back.

2. To throw back, as of radiant energy from a surface.

3. To meditate; to think over a matter.

4. To send back a motor impulse in response to a sensory stimulus.

Origin: L. Re-flecto, pp. -flexus, to bend back

Please contribute to this project, if you have more information about this term feel free to edit this page

Results from our forum

Why do Africans have large noses and lips?

... sun-time and less intense shore daylight. The body must adapt to keep the processes effective and keep you alive. I'm guessing as well fairer skin reflects light better therefore keep heat in.

See entire post
by Riyn
Sun Nov 11, 2012 1:15 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Why do Africans have large noses and lips?
Replies: 31
Views: 217622

Molecular gene (genome) concept scientifically untenable

... provide man with the ability to describe with completeness the essential features that constitute life.” [5]. But he was grossly wrong. Peter Cook reflects: “Watson and Crick must have thought that the sequence was everything. But life is much more complicated than that.” [6]. Today biology is ...

See entire post
by PAWahid
Wed May 02, 2012 4:54 am
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Molecular gene (genome) concept scientifically untenable
Replies: 12
Views: 29008


... reflect UV after being processed by the body AND something that would be deposited in with the keratin of the hair / nails. For instance, aspirin reflects UV but I doubt it would wind up in hair in any concentration. You might want to see if there are any forensics forums and try the question ...

See entire post
by JoshuaFlynn
Mon Apr 09, 2012 7:43 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: UV Reflective Staining
Replies: 9
Views: 7069

Thermal insulation by adipose tissue

... have to match the body's overall surplus or deficit of energy. This implies the existence of one (or more) signal(s) to the adipose tissue that reflects the body's energy status, and points once again to the need for an integrative view of adipose tissue function.

See entire post
by einfopedia
Wed Mar 28, 2012 7:20 am
Forum: Physiology
Topic: Thermal insulation by adipose tissue
Replies: 6
Views: 8378

Theories - Origin of Life

... to you before. It can only be used if it is based on evidence, and with respect that is where your problem is So you are saying that logic only reflects reality if the premises of the argument are true? I agree with that. I also agree that if the premises of an argument are true (and the logical ...

See entire post
by AstraSequi
Tue Mar 27, 2012 2:51 am
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Theories - Origin of Life
Replies: 562
Views: 929506
View all matching forum results

This page was last modified 21:16, 3 October 2005. This page has been accessed 1,759 times. 
What links here | Related changes | Permanent link