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bookkeeper's chronological list of related debits and credits of a business; forms part of a ledger of accounts accounting , accounting system , method of accounting
compound lens system that forms an image free from chromatic aberration achromatic lens
hydrogen atom in an acid that forms a positive ion when the acid dissociates acid hydrogen , acidic hydrogen
development of many different forms from an originally homogeneous group of organisms as they fill different ecological niches adaptive radiation
music created by African-American musicians; early forms were songs that had a melodic line and a strong rhythmic beat with repeated choruses African-American music , black music
superclass of eel-shaped chordates lacking jaws and pelvic fins: lampreys; hagfishes; some extinct forms Agnatha , superclass Agnatha
eel-shaped vertebrate without jaws or paired appendages including the cyclostomes and some extinct forms agnathan , jawless fish , jawless vertebrate
Buddhist and Hindu and especially Jainist doctrine holding that all forms of life are sacred and urging the avoidance of violence ahimsa
inherited disorder characterized by an increase in bone density; in severe forms the bone marrow cavity may be obliterated Albers-Schonberg disease , marble bones disease , osteopetrosis
widely distributed feldspar that forms rocks albite , white feldspar
bronchodilator (trade names Ventolin or Proventil) used for asthma and emphysema and other lung conditions; available in oral or inhalant forms; side effects are tachycardia and shakiness albuterol , Proventil , Ventolin
antineoplastic drug used to treat some forms of cancer alkalating agent , periwinkle plant derivative
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
morpheme, various forms of a allomorph
any of several different crystalline forms of the same chemical compound allomorph
phoneme, various forms of a allophone
(linguistics) any of various acoustically different forms of the same phoneme allophone
phenomenon of an element existing in two or more physical forms allotropism , allotropy
alternation of two or more different forms in the life cycle of a plant or animal alternation of generations , heterogenesis , xenogenesis
sculptural relief in which forms extend out from the background to at least half their depth alto relievo , alto rilievo , high relief
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