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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
type of cell death in which the cell uses specialized cellular machinery to kill itself; a cell suicide mechanism that enables metazoans to control cell number and eliminate cells that threaten the animal's survival apoptosis , caspase-mediated cell death , programmed cell death
vocabulary, specialized argot , cant , jargon , lexicon , lexis
United States botanist who specialized in North American flora and who was an early supporter of Darwin's theories of evolution (1810-1888) Asa Gray , Gray
node of specialized heart muscle located in the septal wall of the right atrium; receives impulses from the sinoatrial node and transmits them to atrioventricular bundle atrioventricular node
United States physician who specialized in diseases of the intestines; he was the first to describe regional ileitis which is now known as Crohn's disease (1884-1983) Burrill Bernard Crohn , Crohn
(computer science) RAM memory that is set aside as a specialized buffer storage that is continually updated; used to optimize data transfers between system elements with different characteristics cache , memory cache
specialized bit of heart tissue that controls the heartbeat cardiac pacemaker , pacemaker , SA node , sinoatrial node
specialized part of a cell; analogous to an organ cell organ , cell organelle , organelle
specialized bony substance covering the root of a tooth cement , cementum
specialized condensed region of each chromosome that appears during mitosis where the chromatids are held together to form an X shape centromere , kinetochore
expert with specialized knowledge cognoscente
person who has superior specialized knowledge cognoscente
specialized fungal hypha that produces conidia conidiophore
labor union for specialized workers of an industry craft union , horizontal union
specialized endoscope for visually examining a woman's pelvic organs culdoscope
running, adapted or specialized for cursorial
specialized sphere of knowledge department
specialized division of a large organization department , section
specialized structure at the peripheral end of some motor or sensory nerve fibers end organ
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