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Hippo

A slang term for the deciding opinion in a meeting, when it is delivered by the senior-most person. The term is an acronym for highest paid person's opinion.
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As a contact inhibitory signaling pathway, the Hippo pathway inhibits cell proliferation and promotes cell apoptosis when cells are completely surrounded by their neighbors.
Me and my partner were spending a couple of days in a camp with a treehouse over the Okavango River in the Mahango Core area, and there were hippos happily 'huffing' to each other all the time right next to us.
He said this was the second time a hippo was killed in Jur River in less than two years.
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While there is funding for programmes to manage conflict between lions, elephants and pastoralists, McCauley says there yet to be the same interest from donors in hippo-human conflict: 'The actual number of hippo fatalities every year are quite low, but they leave a strong impression upon cultures.
The Hamilton Hippo cake was 2ft high, weighed 10kg and took 36 hours to create using 50lbs of flour, 12 eggs and 6ft of icing.
Some fear the hippo - sometimes known as George (after the character on TV's Rainbow), Harry or Hoppy - may be crumbling away.
In the long term, this work could lead to drugs that manipulate the Hippo activity of mature liver cells inside of patients to spur dedifferentiation and hasten healing.
There was no need to hurry as the hippo could not see us and his mates were safely in | the water.
Pieter spoke of having guided bow-hunting icon Pete Shepley in his Zambia camp, where the founder of PSE Archery had taken a great hippo.
London, May 5 ( ANI ): A man from Zambia has revealed that he was once swallowed by a hippo.
Hippo kills Chinese tourist in Kenya Sad news is coming out of Kenya that a Chinese tourist has died in a local hospital, where she was taken last night after being attacked by a hippo while attempting to take a close-up photograph of a young born.