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1. Having the shape of a wedge; cuneiform.

2. (Science: botany) Broad and truncate at the summit, and tapering down to the base; as, a wedge-shaped leaf.

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Re: Intelligent Design?

... of problems they saw needing to be solved. Now instead of only a political solution there is a scientific solution that works much better than wedges. Science classrooms are already heading towards something better that the usual ET so they can at least welcome that change. The way everything ...

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by GaryGaulin
Thu Apr 09, 2009 9:45 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Intelligent Design?
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... separate. A good example is an arterial clot that has lysed and caused multiple smaller emboli of the peripheral vessels of the leg. The necrotic wedges from these emboli are interspersed with areas of perfused, living tissues, yet no surgeon could remove the necrotic tissues while leaving the ...

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by sickstan
Fri Jun 02, 2006 2:45 pm
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: leeches
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... both of movement of the vine and of inward pressure of developing xylem tissue. The xylem then shows several growth layers. As the individual wedges of vascular tissues increase in size, new rays develop within them. The pith and some of the inner parts of the interfascicular areas are almost ...

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by Dr.Stein
Tue Jan 31, 2006 10:39 am
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: xylem
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