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shortening something by omitting parts of it abbreviation
(chemistry) the ratio of the total mass of an element in the earth's crust to the total mass of the earth's crust; expressed as a percentage or in parts per million abundance
point of contact between two objects or parts abutment
subordinate musical part; provides background for more important parts accompaniment , backup , musical accompaniment , support
(biology) growth by addition as by the adhesion of parts or particles accretion
lives in human dwellings; naturalized in parts of America Acheta domestica , European house cricket
healing method involving application of pressure on certain parts of the body acupressure
accessory or adjoining anatomical parts or appendages (especially of the embryo) adnexa , annexa
(biology) state of relationship between organisms or groups of organisms resulting in resemblance in structure or structural parts affinity , phylogenetic relation
formed by many parts aggregate
egg parts air space , albumen , chalaza , embryo , membrane , shell , vitellus , yolk
low rhizomatous European carpeting plant having spikes of blue flowers; naturalized in parts of United States Ajuga reptans , creeping bugle
act of adjusting or aligning the parts of a device in relation to each other alignment
any of several cytologic smears obtained from different parts of the alimentary tract; obtained by specialized lavage techniques and used mainly to diagnose cancer in those parts alimentary tract smear
stout erect perennial grass of northern parts of Old World having silky flowering spikes; widely cultivated for pasture and hay; naturalized in North America Alopecurus pratensis , meadow foxtail
primarily a bark feeder on aerial parts and roots of apple and other trees American blight , Eriosoma lanigerum , woolly apple aphid
small shrub of colder parts of North America and Greenland American dwarf birch , Betula glandulosa , Newfoundland dwarf birch
all parts of plant are highly toxic; bulb pounded and used as a fly poison; sometimes placed in subfamily Melanthiaceae Amianthum muscaetoxicum , Amianthum muscitoxicum , fly poison
any of a group of proteins found in saliva and pancreatic juice and parts of plants; help convert starch to sugar amylase
large dark wingless cricket-like katydid of arid parts of western United States Anabrus simplex , mormon cricket
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