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super-

1. (Science: prefix) A prefix signifying above, over, beyond, and hence often denoting in a superior position, in excess, over and above, in addition, exceedingly; as in superimpose, supersede, supernatural, superabundance.

2. (Science: chemistry) A prefix formerly much used to denote that the ingredient to the name of which it was prefixed was present in a large, or unusually large, proportion as compared with the other ingredients; as in calcium superphosphate. It has been superseded by per-, bi-, di-, acid, etc. (as peroxide, bicarbonate, disulphide, and acid sulphate), which retain the old meanings of super-, but with sharper definition. Cf. Acid, Bi-, Di-, and Per-.

Origin: L. Super over, above; akin to Gr, L. Sub under, and E. Over. See Over, and cf. Hyper-, Sub-, Supra-, Sur-.


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Chromosome Differences

Don't at least a lot of writings talk about this super longgggggggggggg strand of DNA? Making people like me wonder how this long strand gets broken into 23 separate pieces?

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by Hannamerika
Wed Sep 03, 2014 3:30 pm
 
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Hypothetical question about vampires

... about humans transforming into vampires. Eye color changes (vampires even get glowing eyes), they gain weaknesses such as burning in the sun and super-abilities such as superspeed and superstrength. But while all of the above can be more or less explained by a viral infection (as it usually is ...

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undeviating outlook counsel

... and annoying stunts. What is the conflict between over urgent mix-up actions to that of what others do, fortunately during the others they gain superintend to desist from what it is they do, as on the tenacious certyfikat kompetencji przewoznika frightened to suggest they catch no exercise power ...

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Re: sterilization in microwave oven

... marry. Teachers and other professional women could not get a job if married because their husbands were their owners and could veto any order by a super seer.) Of course anthrax spores and spores of common contaminants were not killed. But, the rare spore of a pathogen on an instrument after it ...

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Re: Brain size=IQ level theory (Blacks vs Whites & Asians)

... words, a very long time -- much longer than the human experience. But again, what is your point? We don't see any human population clusters with superior hearts or spleens, so why would any population of humans have superior brains? Can you identify a single credible neurologist or neurosurgeon ...

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