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loss of vitality and a degeneration of cells and tissues not due to any apparent injury abiotrophy
anything that happens by chance without an apparent cause accident , chance event , fortuity
(astronomy) apparent meeting or passing of two or more celestial bodies in the same degree of the zodiac alignment , conjunction
visual impairment without apparent organic pathology amblyopia
property of being apparent apparency , apparentness
(hydrostatics) the apparent loss in weight of a body immersed in a fluid is equal to the weight of the displaced fluid Archimedes' principle , law of Archimedes
allergic reaction that becomes apparent in a sensitized person only minutes after contact atopic allergy , atopy , immediate allergy , type I allergic reaction
(genetics) an organism that possesses a recessive gene whose effect is masked by a dominant allele; the associated trait is not apparent but can be passed on to offspring carrier
apparent surface of the imaginary sphere on which celestial bodies appear to be projected celestial sphere , empyrean , firmament , heavens , sphere , vault of heaven , welkin
characteristic property that defines the apparent individual nature of something character , lineament , quality
apparent power to perceive things that are not present to the senses clairvoyance , E.S.P. , ESP , extrasensory perception , second sight
mere semblance of legal right; something done with the apparent authority of law but actually in contravention of law color of law , colour of law
mental disorder characterized by the conversion of mental conflict into somatic forms (into paralysis or anesthesia having no apparent cause) conversion disorder , conversion hysteria , conversion reaction
male heir apparent to a throne crown prince
female heir apparent to a throne crown princess
allergic reaction that becomes apparent only hours after contact delayed allergy , type IV allergic reaction
heretical doctrine (associated with the Gnostics) that Jesus had no human body and his sufferings and death on the cross were apparent rather than real Docetism
sound waves, apparent change in frequency of Doppler effect
change in the apparent frequency of a wave as observer and source move toward or away from each other Doppler effect , Doppler shift
great circle representing the apparent annual path of the sun; the plane of the Earth's orbit around the sun; makes an angle of about 23 degrees with the equator ecliptic
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