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Added to supply what is wanted; additional; being, or serving as, a supplement; as, a supplemental law; a supplementary sheet or volume.

(Science: physiology) Supplemental air, a bill filed in aid of an original bill to supply some deffect in the latter, or to set forth new facts which can not be done by amendment.

(Science: mathematics) Supplementary chords, in an ellipse or hyperbola, any two chords drawn through the extremities of a diameter, and intersecting on the curve.

Origin: Cf. F. Supplementaire.

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Are bidirectional lungs essential for human speech?

... doing some research on avian respiration and their fancy unidirectional lungs (air flows in one direction through the lungs, thanks in part to supplementary air sacs), and wondered what effect having a similar system, or really any sort of unidirectional lungs, would have on human speech. As ...

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by NMLevesque
Tue Nov 19, 2013 10:53 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Are bidirectional lungs essential for human speech?
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How to study?

I am taking an Evolution & Ecology course an the University of Calgary. Unfortunately, there is zero supplementary material, only a lecture component. I desperately need some kind of practice midterm to test my knowledge. Can someone please point me in the right direction?

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by ReMuSoMeGa
Sun Feb 05, 2012 9:13 pm
Forum: Evolution
Topic: How to study?
Replies: 0
Views: 909

Cell mag access

... net 2 weeks ago, when my library had access on cell.com but now it doesnt anymore. So i am looking for someone who has access and can download the supplementary information of this article! Please, can anyone help me? Thanks in advance!

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by biostud
Tue May 10, 2011 8:50 pm
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Cell mag access
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Views: 603

Bacterial Conjugation

I will leave that here: http://www.sciencemag.org/content/319/5869/1533.abstract Have a look at the supplementary material.

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by canalon
Mon Mar 21, 2011 11:03 pm
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Bacterial Conjugation
Replies: 3
Views: 2476

New unified theory of life based on Coriolis Force

... to unify biology, biochemistry, psychology, neuroscience, anthropology, physiognomy, etc. It gives no citations to science journals. For some supplementary evidence, I give you the twirling motion of vines: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dTljaIVseTc And to really see how matter travels to ...

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by doodums
Sat Feb 27, 2010 1:00 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New unified theory of life based on Coriolis Force
Replies: 2
Views: 1890
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