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stagnant

1. That stagnates; not flowing; not running in a current or steam; motionless; hence, impure or foul from want of motion; as, a stagnant lake or pond; stagnant blood in the veins.

2. Not active or brisk; dull; as, business in stagnant. That gloomy slumber of the stagnant soul. (Johnson) For him a stagnant life was not worth living. (Palfrey)

Origin: L. Stagnans, -antis, p.pr. Of stagnare. See Stagnate.


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Amoeba Culturing

Where are you doing your culturing? N. fowleri is usually found in stagnant, warmer waters, in warmer climates. It's probably not something you want to play with if you have it... There are a lot of photos and descriptions you can probably use to figure out ...

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by Atropa
Fri Aug 03, 2012 4:39 am
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Amoeba Culturing
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Human evaluation

... evolving, meaning that we are changing toward something, many anthropologists debate it. Some feel that we still are, but others feel as if we are stagnant. And of course the reason for that is we are unaffected by the environment for the most part. We have houses, medicine, etc. I am on the side ...

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by ChesneMD
Thu Nov 24, 2011 3:22 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Human evaluation
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Re:

... traits that are being selected for? I, personally and many anthropologists believe, that we are at a point currently where we are, reiterating, stagnant. We will see localized changes, but nothing as a species. And with so many people of varying intelligence who are allowed to breed, why would ...

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by ChesneMD
Tue Nov 22, 2011 10:44 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Am I the Next Step in Human Evolution?
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Am I the Next Step in Human Evolution?

... are, it's always happening. But what I mean is how much of change. There isn't really a need right now for any trait over the other. We're pretty stagnant as a species. If we were out in the wild, evolution would be more obvious. But currently, with all that we have, there's not that many large ...

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by ChesneMD
Mon Nov 21, 2011 12:13 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Am I the Next Step in Human Evolution?
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Blood Clotting

Blood does not clot if there are no clotting factors, or they are inactivated. A drop of blood on the floor will dry, not clot. If the blood is stagnant and there aro no clotting factors the blood cells will simply sediment and clear plasma or serum will remain on top of the cells. Erythrocytes, ...

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by biohazard
Mon Aug 30, 2010 6:08 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Blood Clotting
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