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Taper

taper

Regularly narrowed toward the point; becoming small toward one end; conical; pyramidical; as, taper fingers.

Origin: Supposed to be from taper, n, in allusion to its form.


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Thu Feb 24, 2011 7:48 pm
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Competitive receptor-ligand Binding
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by jevg
Wed Jul 21, 2010 10:36 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Experimental evidence for evolution
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by kolean
Mon Jul 06, 2009 7:08 pm
 
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Topic: Cancer and Cell cycle - cyclins/cdk/mutated genes?
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The Fiber Disease

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Fri Oct 27, 2006 11:33 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
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