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wright

One who is engaged in a mechanical or manufacturing business; an artificer; a workman; a manufacturer; a mechanic; especially, a worker in wood; now chiefly used in compounds, as in millwright, wheelwright, etc. He was a well good wright, a carpenter. (Chaucer)

Origin: OE. Wrighte, writhe, AS. Wyrtha, fr. Wyrcean to work. See Work.


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What do you think these are, in my blood?

... opinion. He thinks these are a micrococci - perhaps Staphylococcus. What do you think of that? EDIT: Oh, btw, he said the staining is with the Wright modified stain.

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by snowathlete
Thu Dec 12, 2013 1:14 pm
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: What do you think these are, in my blood?
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Re:

... in my experience platelets often look more 'fuzzy' or blurry, so these still don't quite look like those. Also, they seem too basophilic if a Wright-Giemsa staining or similar was used. The size is about correct, though.

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by biohazard
Mon Dec 09, 2013 1:53 pm
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: What do you think these are, in my blood?
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Re: modern synthesis

(at least as a consensus from wright, fisher, huxley, haldane, simpson, etc etc, i.e those accredited retrospectively with the modern synthesis) as to what the modern synthesis "is". If there is no consensus view, how can we say ...

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by Forests
Sat Oct 06, 2012 4:01 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: modern synthesis
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modern synthesis

... being in need of an update. However, as far as I know, there is no well defined and accepted common consensus (at least as a consensus from wright, fisher, huxley, haldane, simpson, etc etc, i.e those accredited retrospectively with the modern synthesis) as to what the modern synthesis "is". ...

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by alexpdys
Sat Oct 06, 2012 1:46 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: modern synthesis
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Re: Theories - Origin of Life

... insertions, deletions and rearrangements. http://www.tempoandmode.com/wp-content/uploads/2008/07/bromhampatternsratesofmolecevoels08.pdf Alan F Wright, MRC Human Genetics Unit, Edinburgh, UK has this to say Genetic variation is generated continuously by the mutational process, but its persistence ...

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by scottie
Tue Feb 28, 2012 7:27 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Theories - Origin of Life
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