Hippo


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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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He said more than ten hippos had died due to over population at the pond and fights.
Locals said the hippos normally attack at night and a dusk to dawn curfew in areas adjacent to the river was in place.
Hippo also provides customers with complimentary smart home devices to protect homeowners against water leaks, fire damage and break-ins.
We also see the sensitive side of the hippos as they mate, nuzzling each other in the water.
It's believed Fiona is the smallest hippo ever to survive.
Moments later a huge hippo emerged and killed the animal.
The Hippo signaling pathway has been previously demonstrated to participate in the fibrogenesis of various organs and cross talks with other signaling pathways, such as the transforming growth factor-[sz] (TGF-[sz]) and Wnt/[sz]-catenin signaling pathways, through a variety of mechanisms.[11],[12] In this review, we discuss the role of the Hippo pathway in endometrial fibrosis in IUAs and focus on the mechanisms by which the Hippo pathway integrates and interacts with other signaling pathways.
The rock is actually Hippo, who accidentally jolts Mouse into the water.
A big hippo bull I took on the Zambezi River in Mozambique recently provided some hair-raising moments.