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alternative names for the family comprising the New Zealand wrens Acanthisittidae , family Acanthisittidae , family Xenicidae , Xenicidae
in some classifications an alternative name for the Falconiformes Accipitriformes , order Accipitriformes
either of a pair (or series) of alternative forms of a gene that can occupy the same locus on a particular chromosome and that control the same character allele , allelomorph
alternative names for the body of a human being anatomy , bod , build , chassis , figure , flesh , form , frame , human body , material body , physical body , physique , shape , soma
alternative names for one of a number of families into which the family Polypodiaceae has been subdivided in some classification systems Athyriaceae , Dryopteridaceae , family Athyriaceae , family Dryopteridaceae
absence of a key; alternative to the diatonic system atonalism , atonality
alternative to the regular channels of communication that is used when agreements must be made secretly (especially in diplomacy or government) back channel
choice that is made by counting the number of people in favor of each alternative ballot , balloting , vote , voting
alternative passageway bypass
alternative name in some classification systems for the family Caesalpiniaceae Caesalpinioideae , subfamily Caesalpinioideae
alternative classifications for the cactus wrens Campylorhynchus , genus Campylorhynchus , genus Heleodytes , Heleodytes
alternative designation for the class Lycopsida class Lycopodineae , Lycopodineae
alternative name for the class Chlorophyceae in some classifications class Ulvophyceae , Ulvophyceae
practice of medicine that combines traditional medicine with alternative medicine complementary medicine
alternative to the normal procedure; triggered if an unusual but anticipated situation arises contingency procedure
alternative plan counterproposal
proposal offered as an alternative to an earlier proposal counterproposal
option that is selected automatically unless an alternative is specified default , default option
proposition presenting two or more alternative terms disjunction
attitude of mind especially one that favors one alternative over others disposition , inclination , tendency
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