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substance that allows fusion adhesive
reproduction without the fusion of gametes agamogenesis , asexual reproduction
reproduction involving the union or fusion of a male and a female gamete amphimixis , sexual reproduction
(biology) reproduction by the union or fusion of two differing gametes (especially differing in size) anisogamy
surgical fixation of a joint which is intended to result in bone fusion arthrodesis
nuclear fusion at or near room temperatures; claims to have discovered it are generally considered to have been mistaken cold fusion
forked bone formed by the fusion of the clavicles of most birds furcula
bomb working off fusion of light nuclei fusion bomb , thermonuclear bomb
nuclear reactor that uses controlled nuclear fusion to generate energy fusion reactor , thermonuclear reactor
hybrid cell resulting from the fusion of a lymphocyte and a tumor cell; used to culture a specific monoclonal antibody hybridoma
fusion bomb hydrogen bomb , thermonuclear bomb
(biology) reproduction by the union or fusion of gametes of the same size and structure isogamy
gaudy tropical fishes with parrotlike beaks formed by fusion of teeth parrotfish , pollyfish , polly fish
(physical chemistry) a fourth state of matter distinct from solid or liquid or gas and present in stars and fusion reactors; a gas becomes a plasma when it is heated until the atoms lose all their electrons, leaving a highly electrified collection of nucl plasma
fusion of black music and country music that was popular in the 1950s; sometimes described as blues with a country beat rockabilly
small usually single-celled asexual reproductive body produced by many nonflowering plants and fungi and some bacteria and protozoans and that are capable of developing into a new individual without sexual fusion spore
three-dimensional vision produced by the fusion of two slightly different views of a scene on each retina stereoscopic vision , stereoscopy
union (or attempted fusion) of different systems of thought or belief (especially in religion or philosophy) syncretism
fusion of originally different inflected forms (resulting in a reduction in the use of inflections) syncretism
atomic fusion at high temperatures, of thermonuclear
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