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anterior lobe of the pituitary body; primarily glandular in nature adenohypophysis , anterior pituitary , anterior pituitary gland
Islamic fundamentalist group in Pakistan that fought the Soviet Union in Afghanistan in the 1980s; now operates as a terrorist organization primarily in Kashmir and seeks Kashmir's accession by Pakistan Al Faran , Harkat-ul-Mujahidin , Harkat ul-Ansar , Harkat ul-Mujahedeen , HUA , HUM , Movement of Holy Warriors
silvery ductile metallic element found primarily in bauxite Al , aluminium , aluminum , atomic number 13
primarily a bark feeder on aerial parts and roots of apple and other trees American blight , Eriosoma lanigerum , woolly apple aphid
paste made primarily of anchovies; used in sauces and spreads anchovy paste
one form in which body fuel is stored; stored primarily in the liver and broken down into glucose when needed by the body animal starch , glycogen
chronic form of spondylitis primarily in males and marked by impaired mobility of the spine; sometimes leads to ankylosis ankylosing spondylitis , Marie-Strumpell disease , rheumatoid spondylitis
evergreen perennial with large handsome basal leaves; grown primarily as a foliage houseplant aspidistra , Aspidistra elatio , bar-room plant , cast-iron plant
largest manta (to 22 feet across wings); found worldwide but common in Gulf of Mexico and along southern coasts of United States; primarily oceanic Atlantic manta , Manta birostris
acute respiratory disease marked by high fever and coughing; caused by mycoplasma; primarily affecting children and young adults atypical pneumonia , mycoplasmal pneumonia , primary atypical pneumonia
any technique of behavior modification that uses unpleasant stimuli in a controlled fashion to alter behavior in a therapeutic way; primarily used for alcoholism or drug abuse (but with little success) aversion therapy
aerobic rod-shaped spore-producing bacterium; often occurring in chainlike formations; found primarily in soil B , bacillus
(botany) tissue that conducts synthesized food substances (e.g., from leaves) to parts where needed; consists primarily of sieve tubes bast , phloem
short stout club used primarily by policemen baton , billy , billy club , billystick , nightstick , truncheon
room used primarily for sleeping bedchamber , bedroom , chamber , sleeping room
cause of Lyme disease; transmitted primarily by ticks of genus Ixodes Borrelia burgdorferi , Lime disease spirochete
(informal) a resort area in the Catskill Mountains of New York that was patronized primarily by Jewish guests borscht belt , borscht circuit , borsht belt , borsht circuit
rare chronic progressive encephalitis caused by the measles virus and occurring primarily in children and young adults; death usually occurs within three years; characterized by primary measles infection before the age of two years Bosin's disease , Dawson's encephalitis , inclusion body encephalitis , sclerosing leukoencephalitis , SSPE , subacute inclusion body encephalitis , subacute sclerosing leukoencephalitis , subacute sclerosing panencephalitis , Van Bogaert encephalitis
intravenous beta blocker (trade name Brevibloc) that acts for only a short time; used primarily for cardiac arrhythmias Brevibloc , esmolol
government that is administered primarily by bureaus that are staffed with nonelective officials bureaucracy
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