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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As a contact inhibitory signaling pathway, the Hippo pathway inhibits cell proliferation and promotes cell apoptosis when cells are completely surrounded by their neighbors.
Killing an animal like a hippo is not good because they are very important to us for especially in the river they are the very animals which are keeping fish for us in the river.
Through the promotion, AuthX becomes the fourth Hippo Gold Partner in North America.
Managing hippo-human conflict in some ways is easier than other types of wildlife conflict because hippos have very predictable habitat and space needs,' says McCauley.
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.
Hundreds have posed for pictures with the Walsall's concrete hippo which has captured hearts across the globe.
The researchers, led by Femando Camargo, happened upon this discovery while investigating whether a biochemical cascade called Hippo, which controls how big the liver grows, also affects cell fate.
The other hippo followed suit, except this young bull.
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.