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Taps

tapster

One whose business is to tap or draw ale or other liquor.

Origin: AS. Taeppestre a female tapster. See Tap a plug, pipe, and -ster.


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Transpiration Please help Me

... providing the energy of the water falling, but you do need to expend energy to keep the tap open to allow the water to fall. Sure, that's not how taps work, but it is how stomata work on the molecular level. Try to think of the process as a molecular biology process, not a physical one. Plants ...

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by MrMistery
Wed Oct 07, 2009 9:58 pm
 
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: Transpiration Please help Me
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Views: 28285

Re: Odd mechanism for cancer

... again (uncontrolled, abnormal cell growth) but doesn't have the genetic materials necessary to become its own embryo, just a vascularized mass (it taps into your blood vessels)." The phrase "....doesn't have enough genetic materials necessary..." is what bothers me here. All cells ...

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by biobill
Tue Aug 05, 2008 11:50 pm
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Odd mechanism for cancer
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Views: 4291

Odd mechanism for cancer

... again (uncontrolled, abnormal cell growth) but doesn't have the genetic materials necessary to become its own embryo, just a vascularized mass (it taps into your blood vessels). Most cancers develop as a tumor (pre-vascularized tumors are easier to remove and generally are benign) but some don't ...

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by Wingnut
Tue Aug 05, 2008 4:29 am
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Odd mechanism for cancer
Replies: 6
Views: 4291

The Fiber Disease

... Internet, Computer Programming New Technique For Sound Transmission Makes Sweet Music On Internet A new technology for transmitting audio that taps into the subtleties of human sound recognition could make listening to your favorite song on the Internet as clear and uninterrupted as tuning ...

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by London
Thu Dec 07, 2006 3:45 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
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Views: 5571815


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