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natural bases containing nitrogen found in plants alkaloid
(chemistry) theory that describes aqueous solutions in terms of acids (which dissociate to give hydrogen ions) and bases (which dissociate to give hydroxyl ions); the product of an acid and a base is a salt and water Arrhenius theory of dissociation , theory of dissociation , theory of electrolytic dissociation
small graceful palm with reedlike stems and leaf bases clothed with loose coarse fibers bamboo palm , fern rhapis , miniature fan palm , Rhapis excelsa
one of the pairs of chemical bases joined by hydrogen bonds that connect the complementary strands of a DNA molecule or of an RNA molecule that has two strands; the base pairs are adenine with thymine and guanine with cytosine in DNA and adenine with urac base pair
area of a baseball field that is enclosed by 3 bases and home plate baseball diamond , diamond , infield
lines a baseball player must follow while running the bases baseline
style of architecture developed in the Byzantine Empire developed after the 5th century; massive domes with square bases and round arches and spires and much use of mosaics Byzantine architecture
specific sequence of three adjacent bases on a strand of DNA or RNA that provides genetic code information for a particular amino acid codon
locomotor organ consisting of a row of strong cilia whose bases are fused comb-plate , ctene
type genus of Cycadaceae: genus of widely distributed Old World evergreen tropical trees having pinnate leaves and columnar stems covered with persistent bases of old leaves Cycas , genus Cycas
solid bounded by a cylindrical surface and two parallel planes (the bases) cylinder
(descriptive linguistics) the process whereby new words are formed from existing words or bases by affixation: `singer' from `sing'; `undo' from `do' derivation
fielding position of the player on a baseball team who is stationed at first of the bases in the infield (counting counterclockwise from home plate) first , first base
tissue (covered by mucous membrane) of the jaws that surrounds the bases of the teeth gingiva , gum
board game in which players try to move their pieces into their opponent's bases halma
monovalent group -OH in such compounds as bases and some acids and alcohols hydroxyl , hydroxyl group , hydroxyl radical
form of empiricism that bases all knowledge on perceptual experience (not on intuition or revelation) logical positivism , positivism
acidosis and bicarbonate concentration in the body fluids resulting either from the accumulation of acids or the abnormal loss of bases from the body (as in diarrhea or renal disease) metabolic acidosis
azo dye used as an acid-base indicator; used for titrations involving weak bases methyl orange
terrorist group in the southern Philippines formed in 1977 to establish an independent Islamic state for the Moros; have clashed with troops at United States bases Moro Islamic Liberation Front
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