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1. The next in order after the sixteenth; one coming after sixteen others.

2. The quotient of a unit divided by seventeen; one of seventeen equal parts or divisions of one whole.

3. An interval of two octaves and a third.

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Harlequin babies

... apparent facial expression and the diamond-shape of the scales (resembling the costume of Arlecchino), which are caused by severe hyperkeratosis. Seventeenth century entertainers known as jesters, or harlequins, wore costumes with diamond patterns on them, as well as a particular style of face ...

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by saadia
Tue Aug 01, 2006 11:12 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Harlequin babies
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The Fiber Disease

... T's, T-delayed's and T-memory cells. 5. Ozone kills most bacteria at low concentrations. The metabolism of most bacteria is on average one-seventeenth as efficient as our own. Because of this, most cannot afford to produce disposable antioxidant enzymes such as catalase. Very few types ...

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by 1arrow
Wed May 31, 2006 12:06 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
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Origins of life

... up to a point. Genesis tells us that Noah was in the ark for almost a year: In the six hundredth year of Noah's life, in the second month, on the seventeenth day of the month, on that day all the fountains of the great deep burst forth, and the windows ofthe heavens were opened. (Gen 7:11) In ...

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by alextemplet
Fri Mar 17, 2006 5:12 am
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Origins of life
Replies: 327
Views: 207406

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