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Mimic

An imitation that sends a false signal.
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The mimic royalty on the stage, with their soaked satins clinging to their bodies, slopped about ankle-deep in water, warbling their sweetest and best, the fiddlers under the eaves of the state sawed away for dear life, with the cold overflow spouting down the backs of their necks, and the dry and happy King sat in his lofty box and wore his gloves to ribbons applauding.
Long, hairy arms reached out to seize him, and, as they had done a thousand times before, the two clinched in mimic battle, rolling upon the sward, striking, growling and biting, though never closing their teeth in more than a rough pinch.
In this pocket atlas, pediatricians from the US present 14 chapters on the evaluation of pediatric abusive head trauma, focusing on the recognition, diagnosis, and treatment of medical mimics in this volume of the two-volume set.
of Virginia) and Tazelaar (pathology, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine) supply pathologists with detailed morphologic descriptions and diagnostic information to help them recognize neoplastic mimics in the thoracic and cardiovascular systems, as well as neoplastic lesions that may mimic benign masses.
I propose to tackle two specific, but interrelated membrane phenomena, that are currently not captured in artificial bilayers and create new complex mimics of the cell membrane capable of tackling these systems; namely (1) protein crowding and the cytoskeleton, and (2) lateral forces and membrane curvature.
Our prototype receptor mimic probiotic provided 100% protection against otherwise fatal E.
Electrocardiographic artifacts that mimic ventricular arrhythmias may result in which of the following?
Biomimetic scaling dictates that a robot need mimic the animal's biological characteristics only to the degree that those features support the concept being tested.
Some plasticizers can mimic the effects of certain hormones--they're chemical messengers in the body," she says.
CORTOSS is a high-strength, biocompatible, bone-bonding, self-setting composite engineered to mimic the characteristics of the human body's hard, weight-bearing cortical bone.
Bashkin's find could lead to cheaper chemotherapy drugs that produce far fewer side effects because his ribozyme mimics recognize the chemistry of dangerous mRNA, leaving the normal mRNA alone.
Using this method, Brodie (1993) showed for the first time that the coral snake pattern reduces the rate of avian predation for replicas of both true coral snakes and coral snake mimics.