- A blood type of the ABO system that has a both blood antigens and may receive all blood types, and donate to AB.
- Alberta (Canadian province).
- able-bodied seaman.
- Bachelor of Arts.
verb (abduc, ing)
- (transitive) (obsolete) To draw away, draw or conduct away; to withdraw; to draw to a different part.
- If we the eye unto either corner, the object will not duplicate. - Sir T. Browne
- That which abducts; an abducens.
- Drawing away; pulling aside.
- (transitive) To take away secretly by force; to carry away (a human being) wrongfully and usually by violence; to kidnap.
- (transitive) To draw away, as a limb or other part, from its ordinary position.
- A system for classifying human blood on the basis of the presence or absence of two antigens in the red cells: there are four such blood types ''(A, B, AB, and O).
- The act or process of absorbing or sucking in anything, or of being absorbed and made to disappear; as, the absorption of bodies in a whirlpool, the absorption of a smaller tribe into a larger.
- (context, chemistry, physics) An imbibing or reception by molecular or chemical action; as, the absorption of light, heat, electricity, etc.
- (physiology) In living organisms, the process by which the materials of growth and nutrition are absorbed and conveyed to the tissues and organs.
- Entire engrossment or occupation of the mind; as, absorption in some employment.
- (uncountable) The quality of being adapted; adaption; adjustment.
- (uncountable) Adjustment to extant conditions: as, adjustment of a sense organ to the intensity or quality of stimulation; modification of some thing or its parts that makes it more fit for existence under the conditions of its current environment
- (countable)Something which has been adapted; variation.
- Bringing together or towards a given point; a word applied to those muscles of the body which pull one part towards another. Opposed to abducent.
- (chemistry) A compound produced by the mixing of two or more chemicals.
- (transitive, physiology) To draw towards a common center or a middle line. - Thomas Huxley
- The act of adducing or bringing forward.
- An of facts gathered from various quarters. I. Taylor.
- (physiology) The action by which the parts of the body are drawn towards its axis; -- opposed to abduction. Dunglison.
verb (aerates, aerating, aerated)
- To supply oxygen or air.
:an afferent nerve carries impulses from the body to the brain
- Carrying towards.
- Someone involved in a contest or battle (as in an agon).
- A muscle that contracts while another relaxes.
- "when bending the elbow the biceps are the "
- (biochemistry) A molecule that can combine with a receptor on a cell to produce a physiological reaction.
- "acetylcholine is an at the a cholinergic receptor"
- The constructive metabolism of the body, as distinguished from catabolism.
- a strong natural dislike or hatred; antipathy
- An opponent or enemy.
- One who antagonizes or stirs.
- (biochemistry) A chemical that binds to a receptor but does not produce a physiological response, blocking the action of agonist chemicals.
- 2001: The calcium antagonists represent one of the top ten classes of prescription drugs in terms of commercial value, with worldwide sales of nearly $10 billion in 1999. " Leslie Iversen, Drugs: A Very Short Introduction (Oxford 2001, p. 41)
- (context, of a nerve impulse) flowing in the opposite direction from normal
- reversed peristalsis
- peristalsis occuring in the opposite direction of the way it typically occurs
noun (pl=apparatuses, pl2=apparatus
- The entirety of means whereby a specific production is made existent or task accomplished.
- A complex machine or instrument.
- An assortment of tools or instruments.
- a bureaucratic organization, especially one influenced by political patronage.
- In the fire service, a vehicle used for emergency response.
- (plural of, apparatus)
- Look at all of those apparatus.
noun (wikipedia, Arterial road)
- A through road.
- Of or relating to an artery.
- Of or relating to a route, major.
verb (assimilat, ing)
- To incorporate nutrients into the body after digestion.
- To incorporate or absorb knowledge into the mind.
- To absorb a group of people into a community.
- To compare something to another similar one.
- The act of assimilating or the state of being assimilated.
- The metabolic conversion of nutriments into tissue.
- (context, by extension) The absorption of new ideas into an existing cognitive structure.
- (linguistics) The modification of a sound such that it becomes similar to an adjacent sound.
- The adoption, by a minority group, of the customs and attitudes of the dominant culture.
- (baseball) A player on the team the "w:Oakland Athletics, Oakland Athletics".
- Smith became an as a result of a pre-season trade.
- produced independent from an external cause or influence, cf. exogenous
::The factors that affect mergers require further study.
- A visual illusion in which a stationary source of light appears to move
- A car with automatic transmission.
- I never learned to drive a stick. I can only drive an automatic.
- A semi-automatic pistol is often referred to as an automatic, although this is not strictly correct.
- Capable of operating without external control or intervention.
- The automatic clothes washer was a great labor-saving device
- Acting out of habit; without conscious thought.
- My reaction of fear was automatic.
- Describes a firearm which fires continuously as long as the trigger is pressed and ammunition is not exhausted. Used regarding machine pistols, submachine guns, or machine guns.
- A disassociative state where a person suffering has no control over their actions.
- Acting or occurring involuntarily, without conscious control.
- Pertaining to the autonomic nervous system.