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Of a metal object: having a surface layer of oxide, for decoration or protection, and formed via an electrolytic process
The condition of being unable to speak.
apotropaic barn sign
Intended to ward off evil.
To destroy itself: to be destroyed by its own enzymes.
brody to the groin
kick or hit to the groin
emerging or bursting through
State of worry or nervous anxiety, irritability. Also an irritable outburst.
an actor in the background lacking an aural presence
smooth, hairless, bald.
a small piece of detailing added to break up the surface of an object and add visual interest, particularly in movie special effects.
A fine engraving pattern of spirals, intertwining bands, etc.; or the tool used to create such work.
a Hindu demi-god who was a devotee of Rama. He was born to Anjana and Vayu. He also plays a role of a god's servant in Ramayana. He is also known as the monkey god.
Of or relating to the jaw and face.
The three membranes that envelop the brain and spinal cord.
1. giving birth; in labour 2. (by extension) about to create a new product, or float a new idea
propinquus m. 1. (of space) near, neighboring 2. (of time) near, at hand, not far off 3. (of appearance) resembling, similar, like, alike 4. (of a relationship) kindred, related
1. To distribute or move via a network. 2. To divide into or form a network. 3. To create a network.
Sanger Brown (1852–1928) was an American physician. he was the first to demonstrate conclusively that in monkeys the centre of vision is located in the occipital lobe.
Ataxia: a neurological sign and symptom consisting of gross lack of coordination of muscle movements
an excessive accumulation of fat on the buttocks
A strongly interacting particle such as a proton. A particle which is affected by the strong nuclear force. A hadron is composed of quarks.
effect, value, vigor
1. (architecture) A triangular space between the sides of a pediment.
2. The middle ear.
3. The eardrum.
4. A hearing organ in frogs, toads and some insects.
a cyst on the skin
1. A restrictive diet (of bread and water, for example) as a punishment or religious form of discipline.
the use of a word in a way that is not correct, for example, the use of mitigate for militate.
a grammatical mistake // a breach of good manners; a piece of incorrect behavior.
a pair of thin layers of clay and silt of contrasting color and texture that represent the deposit of a single year (summer and winter) in a lake. Such layers can be used to determine the chronology of glacial sediments.
the only carniverous primate; small brain has an enormous visual cortex to process information from the large goggling eyes, the animal’s most striking feature
a member of any of a group of pastoral peoples, physically and linguistically akin to the San, who inhabited present-day Cape Province, South Africa, in the 17th century.