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absence of systole; failure of the ventricles of the heart to contract (usually caused by ventricular fibrillation) with consequent absence of the heart beat leading to oxygen lack and eventually to death asystole , cardiac arrest , cardiopulmonary arrest
battle in World War I (1917); an Allied offensive which eventually failed because tanks bogged down in the waterlogged soil of Flanders; Germans introduced mustard gas which interfered with the Allied artillery battle of Ypres , third battle of Ypres , Ypres
Russian member of the left-wing majority group that followed Lenin and eventually became the Russian communist party Bolshevik , Bolshevist
conditioning that pairs a neutral stimulus with a stimulus that evokes a reflex; the stimulus that evokes the reflex is given whether or not the conditioned response occurs until eventually the neutral stimulus comes to evoke the reflex classical conditioning
small beetle that likes to bore through the bark of spruce trees and eat the cambium which eventually kills the tree Dendroctonus rufipennis , spruce bark beetle
son of Ethelred the Unready; King of England from 1042 to 1066; he founded Westminster Abbey where he was eventually buried (1003-1066) Edward the Confessor , Saint Edward the Confessor , St. Edward the Confessor
King of England who was a son of Edgar; he was challenged for the throne by supporters of his half-brother Ethelred II who eventually murdered him (963-978) Edward the Martyr , Saint Edward the Martyr , St. Edward the Martyr
end of a long bone; initially separated from the main bone by a layer of cartilage that eventually ossifies so the parts become fused epiphysis
strangler tree native to southern Florida and West Indies; begins as an epiphyte eventually developing many thick aerial roots and covering enormous areas Ficus aurea , Florida strangler fig , golden fig , strangler fig , wild fig
Russian revolutionary and Communist theorist who helped Lenin and built up the army; he was ousted from the Communist Party by Stalin and eventually assassinated in Mexico (1879-1940) Leon Trotsky , Lev Davidovich Bronstein , Trotsky
vascular duct that carries lymph which is eventually added to the venous blood circulation lymphatic vessel , lymph vessel
tropical tree or shrub bearing fruit that germinates while still on the tree and having numerous prop roots that eventually form an impenetrable mass and are important in land building mangrove , Rhizophora mangle
(Greek mythology) a giant Boeotian hunter who pursued the Pleiades and was eventually slain by Artemis; was then placed in the sky as a constellation Orion
economic policy adopted in the former Soviet Union; intended to increase automation and labor efficiency but it led eventually to the end of central planning in the Russian economy perestroika
Roman siege of Syracuse (214-212 BC) was eventually won by the Romans who sacked the city (killing Archimedes) siege of Syracuse , Syracuse
Athenian siege of Syracuse (415-413 BC) was eventually won by Syracuse siege of Syracuse , Syracuse
(German mythology) mythical German warrior hero of the Nibelungenlied who takes possession of the accursed treasure of the Nibelungs by slaying the dragon that guards it and awakens Brynhild and is eventually killed; Sigurd is the Norse counterpart Siegfried
epiphytic vine or tree whose aerial roots extend down the trunk of a supporting tree and coalesce around it eventually strangling the tree strangler , strangler tree
problematic situation that will eventually become dangerous if not addressed ticking bomb , time bomb
theological doctrine that all people will eventually be saved universalism
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