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The quality or state of being vital; the principle of life; vital force; animation; as, the vitality of eggs or vegetable seeds; the vitality of an enterprise.

Origin: L. Vitalitas: cf. F. Vitalite. A healthy capacity for vigorous activity; jogging works off my excess energy; he seemed full of vim and vigor.

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Are the cells in are body constantly being renewed

... food full of calories but devoid of nutrients, your body must expend energy to process it but gets nothing in return – a net loss of energy, vitality and overall health. Think of a house that is continually being remodeled. What happens if the only building materials available are poor quality ...

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by einfopedia
Wed Mar 28, 2012 7:39 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Are the cells in are body constantly being renewed
Replies: 13
Views: 11294

Experiment: Can Electromagnetic....

... Hypothesis: Alternative electromagnetic fields, by some mechanism, can harm the viability or vitality of bacteria Experiment: Control Group: Bacteria sample on petri dish, isolated from electromagnetic radiation. Test Group 1: Bacteria sample ...

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by seta37
Fri Apr 24, 2009 4:10 pm
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Experiment: Can Electromagnetic....
Replies: 7
Views: 6843

Spermatozoa staining

I need references to stain spermatozoa in order to investigate their viability/vitality. I read that double-staining (trypan blue/congo red + Giemsa) is good to differ dead/alive and also the presence of acrosome. Triple-staining (eosin/nigrosin+Bismarck brown+...(I ...

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by DoctorStein
Sun Jun 29, 2008 11:14 am
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Spermatozoa staining
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Views: 2331

Is There A Living Thing With NO CELLS?

... the RBC does have a low rate of protein synthesis and a low rate of energetic metabolism. Plus, as I said, I regard as indubitable proof of its vitality the fact that its membrane is polarized, something completely absent in dead cells. BTW, is that nail stuff true? I always thought it was some ...

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by MrMistery
Mon Mar 03, 2008 5:10 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Is There A Living Thing With NO CELLS?
Replies: 33
Views: 14379


... preferences/weightages for different structures and processes as in Phylogenetic system [ here w.r.t. me the weightage is to be given as per the vitality of the strucures and processes at that point of time] as in how many processes & structures of the organism are adapted to the environment ...

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by 2810712
Sun Apr 09, 2006 6:30 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Jussthink!
Replies: 14
Views: 7336

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