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Sense

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noun, plural: senses, adjective

(1) (physiology) (Relating to) Perception of the environment through sensory organs, such as those for sight, smell, hearing, touch, taste, etc.

(2) (molecular biology, genetics) (Relating to) The coding strand of DNA (i.e. sense strand)


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Word origin: Latin sensus, from sentire, sensum (to perceive, to feel)

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Locomotory Evolution

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by Youngji
Sun Feb 01, 2015 12:36 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Locomotory Evolution
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Views: 1540

Does brinjal have negative energy?

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by Athira
Fri Jan 16, 2015 8:06 am
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Does brinjal have negative energy?
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Views: 494

need help with some home work

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by Athira
Fri Jan 16, 2015 7:33 am
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: need help with some home work
Replies: 2
Views: 1024

Re: The evolution of facilitation and semelparity

... as damaging to a r selected semelparous species because the species will have no need for future reproduction. Evolutionarily, it will have made sense for an iteroparous animal to evolve semelparity. If some genetic change caused an individual to invest more in each brood for example, by laying ...

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by Youngji
Sun Jan 11, 2015 11:55 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: The evolution of facilitation and semelparity
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Views: 1028

I have got some BIG issues! forgive the long post

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by saddy51
Sun Jan 04, 2015 10:39 am
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: I have got some BIG issues! forgive the long post
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