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1. A person who functions in another's life as a substitute for some third person such as a relative who assumes the nurturing and other responsibilities of the absent parent.

2. A person who reminds one of another person so that one uses the first as an emotional substitute for the second.

Origin: L. Surrogo, to put in another's place

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The smoking gun of the debate: ring species. do they exist?

... (of course man made methods of breeding them, are fine. as long as they as the species are not genetically modified) artificial insemination/surrogate etc are all fair game tho

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by curiouseeker
Sun Apr 28, 2013 3:34 am
Forum: Evolution
Topic: The smoking gun of the debate: ring species. do they exist?
Replies: 4
Views: 4006


... (ACT) of Worcester, Massachusetts, say they've got a peppy and "totally normal" banteng--a wild bovine from Java. It was born to a surrogate mother cow on 1 April. http://news.sciencemag.org/sciencenow/2003/04/08-01.html - - - - - Hypothesis-observation-theory. The claim that all ...

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by wildfunguy
Tue Feb 19, 2013 3:21 pm
Forum: Evolution
Topic: mutations and dependencies
Replies: 29
Views: 28387

Alien facehugger biology

... are actually spore-like structures that release sperm which can move to find target (your facehugger) that in turn delivers its nucleus to the egg-surrogate cell (which happen to be one of human lung cell), etc…

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by Cat
Fri Dec 16, 2011 5:57 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Alien facehugger biology
Replies: 2
Views: 2022

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

... chance of advancing this field. What is at stake is a more practical question — namely, has genomics provided evidence that race can act as a surrogate for genetic constitution in medicine or public health? Our answer is no. Race, at the continental level, has not been shown to provide a useful ...

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by TruthIsHoly
Fri Jun 25, 2010 7:46 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Brain size=IQ level theory (Blacks vs Whites & Asians)
Replies: 75
Views: 332664

Re: There is no HIV?? But there is AIDS??

... has been admitted as the reason for higher cell counts in treated patients. As for the testing of the progression of 'the disease' there are two surrogate markers, viral load and t-cell count. The count of t-cells in healthy people can vary widely, and its response to protocol has been considered. ...

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by junkscientists
Fri Jun 11, 2010 7:12 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: There is no HIV?? But there is AIDS??
Replies: 11
Views: 22177
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