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Origin: L, from Gr.; with, together _ a sight, view, from the root seen in E. Optic.

A general view, or a collection of heads or parts so arranged as to exhibit a general view of the whole; an abstract or summary of a discourse; a syllabus; a conspectus. That the reader may see in one view the exactness of the method, as well as force of the argument, I shall here draw up a short synopsis of this epistle. (bp. Warburton)

Synonym: Abridgment, compendium, epitome, abstract, summary, syllabus, conspectus. See Abridgment.

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Re: Sound and how the brain reacts to it

... of cells, provides a possible model for sensitivity at the lower limit of audibility."- Michael Schirber http://physics.aps.org/synopsis-for/10.1103/PhysRevLett.110.148103

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by GremlinGnome422
Mon Jul 01, 2013 7:25 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Sound and how the brain reacts to it
Replies: 89
Views: 175728

Pitfalls of Evolutionary Psychology: Exaptation

... just the place! I apologize in advance if in this essay I come off as harsh or abrasive. I think I'm just passionate about this particular topic. Synopsis: We are commonly told that evolution has no direction in the philosophical sense. Nothing evolves into something "better" in the ...

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by jeremyo
Mon Aug 17, 2009 12:12 am
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Pitfalls of Evolutionary Psychology: Exaptation
Replies: 5
Views: 36295

What is the exact definition of life?

... looking for in your challenges and insults, but they don't seem to be accomplishing much. If you're so concerned, really, then maybe give a brief synopsis (or long detailed if you prefer) of how the physical properties of atoms and galaxies differ - and why you think that the situation postulated ...

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by AstusAleator
Wed Feb 11, 2009 7:05 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What is the exact definition of life?
Replies: 20
Views: 15914

Future of biology

is here http://www.genetic-future.com/2008/04/human-genome-is-old-news-next-stop.html Synopsis: We're going to map all the human proteins!

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by mith
Mon Apr 28, 2008 4:45 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Future of biology
Replies: 1
Views: 1302


... to a physical structure. ToE says centipedes evolved from worms. Centipedes have 100 legs, while worms have no legs. So can someone give me a synopsis as to how the legs formed? Did the legs all form at the same time from one mutation in one lucky organism?...or did the legs form slowly over ...

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by supersport
Mon Aug 13, 2007 5:08 am
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Mutations
Replies: 42
Views: 20218
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