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kleptoparasitize

kleptoparasitize  v.— «Known to kleptoparasitize diving American Coots (LeSchack and Hepp 1995) and Eurasian Coots (Fulica atrica; Amat and Soriguer 1984).» —“Gadwall” by C.R. Leschack, S.K. McKnight, G.R. Hepp The...

lex genetica

lex genetica  n.— «Just as the novel term lex informatica describes the deployment of technological constraints on electronic information as a source of policy, the neologism lex genetica expresses the same idea with respect to...

epigenetics

epigenetics  n.— «Epigenetics is the study of heritable changes in gene expression that occur without a change in DNA sequence.» —“Epigenetics: Regulation through repression” Science Oct. 15, 1999. (source: Double...

epigenetics

epigenetics  n.— «An ichthyologist (fish scientist), who specializes in epigenetics, the study of physical and chemical changes, became the first scientist from the West to examine the radioactive countryside up close.» —“Nuclear...

epigenetics

epigenetics n. the study of how environmental factors can change gene function without altering DNA. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)