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Tip of tongue

tip of tongue

The anterior extreme of the tongue which can be made pointed for sensing or probing and which rests against the lingual aspect of the incisor teeth.

Synonym: apex linguae.

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Re: Elastic cytoplasm film.

... would such a film consist of? Thank you for the answer! Indeed, a membrane is a better word for what I am looking for, English isn't my native tongue. The membrane should be elastic, but it would be fine if this membrane pops now and then (an average of 2 months lifespan would be great!) I'm ...

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by efteling7
Sat Apr 12, 2014 12:56 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Elastic cytoplasm film.
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Newbie question about the first life

I come back here six days later and now I no longer understand my own first sentence. It's like a tongue twister. At least I can console myself by seeing how your own second question sent on Feb. 5 is just as incomprehensible. It seems to be the first question all over again ...

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by piscilactovegetarian
Sat Feb 22, 2014 8:37 am
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Newbie question about the first life
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Plants without sunlight?

Sansaveria (mother-in-law tongue) can do well in very low light situations. Which plants do best without...depends on whether they are dormant or not. Some plants if dormant can last a long time between growing seasons.

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by vazque
Wed Sep 19, 2012 12:29 pm
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: Plants without sunlight?
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cold forehead

This because gustato receptor of tongue get rapidly cool down since it carry out the impulse to spinal to brain,the path become cold so we feel it cold in our throat, tongue, forehead.

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by suzidoc8
Thu Aug 30, 2012 5:18 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: cold forehead
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Re: Difference between T-Cell and Phagocyte?

Aptitude, that was a brilliant response. I was in microbiology class yesterday biting my tongue while the professor kept referring to B cells as phagocytes. Biology is all about using the proper terminology!

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by hymenoptera7
Sat Aug 04, 2012 4:40 am
Forum: Physiology
Topic: Difference between T-Cell and Phagocyte?
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