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diffusion

the process whereby INNOVATIONS are accepted and used by firms and consumers through imitation, licensing agreements or sale of products and patents.
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The passive transport of calcium was measured in everted gut sacs prepared from the 5 cm segment of the ileum and of the duodenum immediately distal to that used for active transport measurement.
The higher prevalence of perceived fatigue during bag carriage amongst adolescents in the high duration/ passive transport category suggests that these adolescents had poor muscular endurance compared to their peers in the high duration/active transport category.
In addition to active dispersal, passive transport of T.
We performed a swash-riding experiment to determine the effect of the hydroid colony on shoreward passive transport of clams by wave swash.

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