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calculator that performs arithmetic functions by manually sliding counters on rods or in grooves abacus
calculator that performs simple arithmetic functions adding machine , totaliser , totalizer
tubular passage of mucous membrane and muscle extending about 8.3 meters from mouth to anus; functions in digestion and elimination alimentary canal , alimentary tract , digestive tract , digestive tube , gastrointestinal tract , GI tract
airfield that functions in a subsidiary capacity auxiliary airfield
salt of bile acid and a base; functions as an emulsifier of lipids and fatty acids bile salt
innate mechanism in living organisms that controls the periodicity of many physiological functions biological clock
mathematics branch dealing with limits, differentiation and integration of functions of variables calculus
branch of mathematics that is concerned with limits and with the differentiation and integration of functions calculus , infinitesimal calculus
(psychoanalysis) anxiety resulting from real or imagined threats to your sexual functions; originally applied only to men but can in principal apply to women castration anxiety
enzyme found in most plant and animal cells that functions as an oxidative catalyst; decomposes hydrogen peroxide into hydrogen and water catalase
electronic equipment consisting of a small crystal of a silicon semiconductor fabricated to carry out a number of electronic functions in an integrated circuit chip , micro chip , microchip , silicon chip
source language consisting of procedural operators that invoke functions to be executed command language , query language , search language
act of granting authority to undertake certain functions commission , commissioning
inability of the heart to pump enough blood to sustain normal bodily functions coronary failure , heart failure
similar in functions and characteristics to another, one that is counterpart
permanent end of all life functions in an organism or part of an organism death
clause in a complex sentence that cannot stand alone as a complete sentence and that functions within the sentence as a noun or adjective or adverb dependent clause , subordinate clause
(anatomy) a muscular partition separating the abdominal and thoracic cavities; functions in respiration diaphragm , midriff
state in which some integrated part of a person's life becomes separated from the rest of the personality and functions independently disassociation , dissociation
dissociation so severe that the usually integrated functions of consciousness and perception of self break down dissociative disorder
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