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1. Forcible tearing or disruption of tissue.

2. (Science: surgery) A hernia.

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unstable atherosclerosis

the rupture is the last step (maybe before macrophages)

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by JackBean
Tue Nov 26, 2013 12:09 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: unstable atherosclerosis
Replies: 3
Views: 2888

Help with indentifying object - can't narrow to even kingdom

... deck, following a heavy rain. When dry, they resemble seed pods. When saturated, they resemble grapes. They appear to be chlorophyll filled. If I rupture the membrane, they reduce to a gelatinous puddle with a dusty substance inside (spores?). If I place the 'pod' in water, it dramatically swells. ...

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by Sadial
Sun Jun 30, 2013 4:50 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Help with indentifying object - can't narrow to even kingdom
Replies: 2
Views: 6296

Re: Stomach bloating and weight gain

... pregancy or lost mind....was told it is more common in men than in women and that is why they dont look for it, mine was on the verge of rupture when it was spotted, so i was rushed to surgery that indeed saved my life...if it had been caught earlier...they could have stent placement ...

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by strohs1
Wed Jun 27, 2012 6:04 pm
Forum: Physiology
Topic: Stomach bloating and weight gain
Replies: 453
Views: 2911715

Re: Theories - Origin of Life

... dioxide, one of the by-products of metabolism, is acidic, and as it accumulates, the acidity inside a cell increases, causing cell membranes to rupture. Single membranes surrounding organelles called lysosomes tend to dissolve first. The sacs contain digestive enzymes normally used by cells ...

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by scottie
Thu Jun 09, 2011 2:07 pm
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Theories - Origin of Life
Replies: 563
Views: 1128410

Help with haemolysis in blood questions

... is isotonic, the cells should not break, at least not due to water flow. However, as you use urea, it could denature proteins leading to membrane rupture. However, I'm not sure, whether 0.28M urea would denature proteins :( A2: what about the cell types? (the plant vs. animal cells;)

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by JackBean
Sun Apr 17, 2011 5:58 pm
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Help with haemolysis in blood questions
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Views: 2399
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