acquired

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natural or acquired talent ability
ability that has been acquired by training accomplishment , acquirement , acquisition , attainment , skill
immunity to a particular disease that is not innate but has been acquired during life; immunity can be acquired by the development of antibodies after an attack of an infectious disease or by a pregnant mother passing antibodies through the placenta to a acquired immunity
acquired response that is under the control of (conditional on the occurrence of) a stimulus acquired reflex , conditional reaction , conditional reflex , conditional response , conditioned reaction , conditioned reflex , conditioned response
preference that is only acquired after considerable experience acquired taste
something acquired acquisition
form of acquired immunity in which the body produces its own antibodies against disease-causing antigens active immunity
inflammation of the intestines caused by Endamoeba histolytica; usually acquired by ingesting food or water contaminated with feces; characterized by severe diarrhea amebic dysentery , amoebic dysentery
form of anthrax infection acquired by inhalation of dust containing Bacillus anthracis; initial symptoms (chill and cough and dyspnea and rapid pulse) are followed by extreme cardiovascular collapse anthrax pneumonia , inhalation anthrax , pulmonary anthrax , ragpicker's disease , ragsorter's disease , woolsorter's disease , woolsorter's pneumonia
acquired skill art
German biologist who was one of the founders of modern genetics; his theory of genetic transmission ruled out the possibility of transmitting acquired characteristics (1834-1914) August Friedrich Leopold Weismann , Weismann
emotional response that has been acquired by conditioning CER , conditioned emotion , conditioned emotional response
French naturalist who proposed that evolution resulted from the inheritance of acquired characteristics (1744-1829) Chevalier de Lamarck , Jean Baptiste de Lamarck , Lamarck
ability to understand the meaning or importance of something (or the knowledge acquired as a result) comprehension
custom or usage that has acquired the force of law consuetude
infection that is acquired at a hospital or other healthcare facility cross infection , nonsocial infection
money given as security for an article acquired for temporary use deposit
natural or acquired habit or characteristic tendency in a person or thing disposition
knowledge acquired by learning and instruction education
inventory accounting in which the oldest items (those first acquired) are assumed to be the first sold FIFO , first in first out
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