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condition in which the upper teeth do not touch the lower teeth when biting abocclusion
rope, lower oneself with abseil
mountain, lower oneself from abseil , rappel
state in which the level of carbon dioxide in the blood is lower than normal; can result from deep or rapid breathing acapnia , hypocapnia
extinct small mostly diurnal lower primates that fed on leaves and fruit; abundant in North America and Europe 30 to 50 million years ago; their descendents probably include the lemurs; some authorities consider them ancestral to anthropoids but others co Adapid , Adapid group
judgment by a higher court that the judgment of a lower court was correct and should stand affirmation
blood disorder characterized by a lower concentration of hydrogen ions in the blood (which rises above 7.45 on the pH scale) alkalemia
part of the upper or lower jawbones in which the teeth are set alveolar arch
ridge that forms the borders of the upper and lower jaws and contains the sockets of the teeth alveolar process , alveolar ridge , gum ridge
(Fungi) remnant of the partial veil that in mature mushrooms surrounds the lower part of the stem annulus
arises below the chin from veins draining the lower face; joins the external jugular vein anterior jugular vein
quality of being in front or (in lower animals) toward the head anteriority
liquid added to the water in a cooling system to lower its freezing point antifreeze
orifice from the lower left chamber of the heart to the aorta aortic orifice
plexus of lymph nodes in the lower portion of the abdominal aorta aortic plexus
(law) a legal proceeding in which the appellant resorts to a higher court for the purpose of obtaining a review of a lower court decision and a reversal of the lower court's judgment or the granting of a new trial appeal
court whose jurisdiction is to review decisions of lower courts or agencies appeals court , appellate court , court of appeals
party who appeals a decision of a lower court appellant , plaintiff in error
part of the skeleton that includes the pectoral girdle and the pelvic girdle and the upper and lower limbs appendicular skeleton
vestigial process that extends from the lower end of the cecum and that resembles a small pouch appendix , cecal appendage , vermiform appendix , vermiform process
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