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hypothetical organic phenomenon by which living organisms are created from nonliving matter abiogenesis , autogenesis , autogeny , spontaneous generation
life from nonliving matter, hypothetical creation of abiogenesis , autogenesis , spontaneous generation
textual matter that is added onto a publication; usually at the end addendum , postscript , supplement
adviser to the court on some matter of law who is not a party to the case; usually someone who wants to influence the outcome of a lawsuit involving matters of wide public interest amicus curiae , friend of the court
matter consisting of elementary particles that are the antiparticles of those making up normal matter antimatter
relevance by virtue of being applicable to the matter at hand applicability , pertinence , pertinency
editor who is responsible for illustrations and layouts in printed matter art editor
basic component of matter atom
(chemistry) any theory in which all matter is composed of tiny discrete finite indivisible indestructible particles atomic theory , atomism , atomistic theory , atomist theory
immediately below the A-horizon; contains deposits of organic matter leached from surface soils B-horizon , B horizon
species of bacillus found in soil and decomposing organic matter; some strains produce antibiotics Bacillus globigii , Bacillus subtilis , grass bacillus , hay bacillus
written matter following the main text of a book back matter , end matter
matter ejected in vomiting barf , puke , vomit , vomitus
any of several masses of subcortical grey matter at the base of each cerebral hemisphere that seem to be involved in the regulation of voluntary movement basal ganglion
Canadian physicist who bounced neutron beams off of atomic nuclei to study the structure of matter (1918-2003) Bertram Brockhouse , Brockhouse
(cosmology) the theory that the universe originated 20 billion years ago from the cataclysmic explosion of a small mass of matter at extremely high density and temperature big-bang theory , big bang theory
total mass of living matter in a given unit area biomass
discrete unit of living matter biont
any of various plants of the family Haemodoraceae; roots contain a deep red coloring matter bloodwort
waste matter (as urine or sweat but especially feces) discharged from the body body waste , excrement , excreta , excretion , excretory product
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