synthesis

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colorless solid amide of acetic acid used as a solvent and in the synthesis of organic compounds acetamide , ethanamide
colorless flammable gas used chiefly in welding and in organic synthesis acetylene , alkyne , ethyne
potent form of vitamin E obtained from germ oils or by synthesis alpha-tocopheral
mixture of 2 or more isomeric alcohols; used as a solvent and in organic synthesis amyl alcohol
synthesis in living organisms of more complex substances (e.g., living tissue) from simpler ones together with the storage of energy anabolism , constructive metabolism
poisonous colorless flammable gas used in organic synthesis and to dope transistors and as a poison gas in warfare arsine
synthesis of carbohydrate from carbon dioxide and water; limited to certain bacteria and fungi chemosynthesis
mental synthesis that becomes fixed or concrete by a process resembling crystal formation crystallization
German chemist noted for his synthesis of hemin (1881-1945) Fischer , Hans Fischer
colorless toxic flammable liquid used in the synthesis of nylon furan , furane , furfuran
disturbance in the synthesis of immunoglobulins; proteins having antibody activity increase greatly in the blood gammopathy
synthesis of parts that constitute a whole not derived by a simple sum of the parts gestalt
solution of hydrogen cyanide in water; weak solutions are used in fumigating and in the synthesis of organic compounds hydrocyanic acid , prussic acid
template for protein synthesis; the form of RNA that carries information from DNA in the nucleus to the ribosome sites of protein synthesis in the cell informational RNA , messenger RNA , mRNA , template RNA
religion founded by Manes the third century; a synthesis of Zoroastrian dualism between light and dark and Babylonian folklore and Buddhist ethics and superficial elements of Christianity; spread widely in the Roman Empire but had largely died out by 1000 Manichaeanism , Manichaeism
inherited form of anemia caused by faulty synthesis of hemoglobin Mediterranean anaemia , Mediterranean anemia , thalassaemia , thalassemia
tiny granule in the cytoplasm that is where protein synthesis takes place under the direction of mRNA microsome
white crystalline strong-smelling hydrocarbon made from coal tar or petroleum and used in organic synthesis and as a fumigant in mothballs naphthalene
small round body of protein in a cell nucleus; such organelles contain RNA and are involved in protein synthesis nucleole , nucleolus
(astronomy) the cosmic synthesis of atoms more complex than the hydrogen atom nucleosynthesis
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