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1. The act of stretching.

2. The condition of being stretched or strained, the degree to which anything is stretched or strained.

3. (Science: physics) voltage.

4. (Science: chemistry) The partial pressure of a gas in a fluid, for example, of oxygen in blood.

Origin: L. Tensio, Gr. Tonos

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licorice root a stress reliever?

... & Adam) https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2841363/ This was contrary to previous work which has shown that high levels of anger, tension, nervousness and stress were related to momentary increases in cortisol levels (van Eck et al., 1996; Peeters et al., 2003; Pressman et al., ...

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by wildfunguy
Wed Mar 12, 2014 11:09 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: licorice root a stress reliever?
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Sound and how the brain reacts to it

... in the past. There are pieces of music that always make me cry. And there is 'spooky' music used in all horror films which actually heightens the tension and makes the spine creep, before anything horrible happens. Rather like Pavlov's dogs salivating at the sound of a bell. So sound does evoke ...

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by animartco
Sat Aug 24, 2013 11:07 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Sound and how the brain reacts to it
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caveolae and caveolin1

... of PM ? what are their function please? nutrients transport? How, the caveolaes, are involved in diseases? How they are related to membrane tension? And Caveolin1? it is a protein integral of PM, that is localizated on caveolae? What is the mechanosensing and mechanotransduction?? marco

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by marco86
Sun Apr 29, 2012 2:02 pm
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: caveolae and caveolin1
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Hyper and hypo tension?

What causes Hypertension and hypotension? What are their effects on the body?

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by anamikariya
Sun Apr 29, 2012 11:03 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Hyper and hypo tension?
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BCYE agar plates and legionella culture

... Charcoal decomposes hydrogen peroxide, a metabolic product toxic to Legionella spp., and may also collect carbon dioxide and modify surface tension. ACES Buffer is added to maintain the proper pH for optimal growth. -Ketoglutarate stimulates organism growth. Ferric Pyrophosphate supplies ...

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by LedBulb900Lumen
Thu Jan 05, 2012 2:37 pm
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: BCYE agar plates and legionella culture
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