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Tenacious

tenacious

Sticky; denoting tenacity.

Origin: L. Tenax (tenac-), fr. Teneo, to hold


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Capsules and Slime layers

... loosely attached" is subjective. There has to be some objective test that tells you that slime is loosely attached vs. the reportedly more tenacious capsule. Ask your teacher. Suggest the distinction is not useful. What is capsule for an isolated cells is a slime layer for a population ...

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by JorgeLobo
Sun May 20, 2012 10:45 am
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Capsules and Slime layers
Replies: 3
Views: 2764

Looking for answers/input.

... Life is something a little bit different than water or letters randomly joined. Once it starts (that's the real mystery), it's a pretty tenacious thing. Large populations, new variations, and long periods of time combine to explore seemingly endless possibilites of existence. There is ...

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by wbla3335
Thu Mar 12, 2009 3:36 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Looking for answers/input.
Replies: 9
Views: 7836

The Fiber Disease

... be expressed, especially anger at others failure to accept the ideas proposed. There are other "paranoid" reactions like grandiosity and tenacious hold on the theory (delusion) despite evidential dis-conformation and so on. Of course there are as Chadwick admits many differences among ...

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by Marcos
Wed Nov 01, 2006 10:04 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
Replies: 7403
Views: 5014315

The Fiber Disease

... be expressed, especially anger at others failure to accept the ideas proposed. There are other "paranoid" reactions like grandiosity and tenacious hold on the theory (delusion) despite evidential dis-conformation and so on. Of course there are as Chadwick admits many differences among ...

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by tamtam
Tue Oct 31, 2006 11:48 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
Replies: 7403
Views: 5014315

Morgellon's or ..........flies, or .......

... would be burned to a crisp when the Mir fell through the Earth's atmosphere. The "alarmists" still keep saying that, being extremely tenacious of life, the mutes could not be killed by the high temperatures. Pouring oil on the flames was the comment by the Deputy Director of the Russian ...

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by London
Thu Mar 09, 2006 11:29 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Morgellon's or ..........flies, or .......
Replies: 173
Views: 124585
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