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To free wholly or partly from pain or discomfort, either physical or mental.

Origin: thru O. Fr. Fr. L. Re-levo, to lift up, lighten

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Did Lemmins really suicide?

One popular explanation for their behavior is that the travelers are actually committing suicide to relieve overpopulation. By heading off to die, the suicidal lemmings leave shelter and food for those who stay behind. These surviving individuals will perpetuate their species, ...

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by sp1nn3r
Fri Sep 28, 2012 7:25 am
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Did Lemmins really suicide?
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Re: Stomach bloating and weight gain

... as severe stomach cramps and diarrhea, with stress, mostly, and it is extremely hard to control.....cuz when it comes on, there's only one way to relieve the pain, and that is not always an option at any given moment. But I digress. Does anyone out there have any thoughts on whether this is something ...

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by lhh
Fri Jan 09, 2009 4:32 am
Forum: Physiology
Topic: Stomach bloating and weight gain
Replies: 453
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How can I determine lysozyme activity´╝č

... activity on Micrococcus lysodeikticus cell walls, which are labeled to such a degree that the fluorescence is quenched. Lysozyme action can relieve this quenching, yielding a dramatic increase in fluorescence that is proportional to lysozyme activity. The fluorescence increase can be measured ...

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by angelsmile
Tue Oct 21, 2008 2:30 am
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: How can I determine lysozyme activity´╝č
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Views: 3665


... system inside an animal's body would work and decided to dissect it alive. I know thats brutality. but thats how we do it. is there any way to relieve the organism from suffering so much without killing it instantly?

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by volcob
Tue Jan 08, 2008 12:52 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: PETA
Replies: 54
Views: 44811


... logically inconsistent; perhaps because of the dozing off of the left brain) encountered during meditation. These spiritual moments also seem to relieve mental stress and tension caused due to the counter-benefits of the left brain's frequent encounters of the logical inconsistencies common in ...

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by ragav.payne
Sun Dec 16, 2007 1:13 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Replies: 2
Views: 3046
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