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Origin: F. Saillie, fr. Sailir. See Sally.

1. A leaping forth; a darting; a spring.

2. A rushing or bursting forth; a quick issue; a sudden eruption; specifically, an issuing of troops from a place besieged to attack the besiegers; a sortie. Sallies were made by the Spaniards, but they were beaten in with loss. (bacon)

3. An excursion from the usual track; range; digression; deviation. Every one shall know a country better that makes often sallies into it, and traverses it up and down, than he that . . . Goes still round in the same track. (locke)

4. A flight of fancy, liveliness, wit, or the like; a flashing forth of a quick and active mind. The unaffected mirth with which she enjoyed his sallies. (Sir W. Scott)

5. Transgression of the limits of soberness or steadiness; act of levity; wild gayety; frolic; escapade. The excursion was esteemed but a sally of youth. (Sir H. Wotton) Sally port.

(Science: astronomy) A large port on each quarter of a fireship, for the escape of the men into boats when the train is fired; a large port in an old-fashioned three-decker or a large modern ironclad.

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According to your gels, which are bit poorly described in the post, Bob is AS ans Sally AA. If both genes, M and D are located in the same chromosome, chances are ~25/50% that a kid gets AS and 0% to get anemia, unless one gene mutation is enough for its development. ...

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... back to predicting future morphological changes by human mate-selection choices, I thought back to when I was a teenager and right away big-eyed Sally Field superstar was smiling back at me. https://dvdsorce.ipower.com/store/images/P/the%20flying%20nun.jpg For others it might ...

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... NIH-NLM-NCBI Linda Beth Schilling and Gregory Vasquez, NIST Mike Perdue, Caird Rexroad, USDA-ARS Peter Johnson, Michael Roberts, Ann Lichens-Park, Sally Rockey, USDA-CSREES With special help from Lynn Fletcher, NSF ,,,,,, http://www.ostp.gov/html/microbial/2000microbial/nsf00203_1.htm #Appendix1 ...

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calcium concentrations

... can I find the exact calcium's concentration in ER/mito/extracellular space and cytosol? I would truly appreciate the help. thanks again Sally.

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by sallywiski
Sat Dec 10, 2005 8:23 pm
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