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fusion

Overview page. Subjects: Dentistry.

N.

1. (synodontia) The development of one large tooth from two tooth germs which are in close proximity to each other. It involves the union between the dentine or...

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Fusion

Joel Feinberg.

in Problems at the Roots of Law

February 2003; p ublished online November 2003 .

Chapter. Subjects: Philosophy. 3335 words.

This chapter considers the complexities arising from the fusion of moral and psychiatric norms. Although mental sickness is a traditional ground in both law and morality for the mitigation...

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centric fusion

Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Zoology

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences. 7 words.

The whole-arm fusion of chromosomes.

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centric fusion

Edited by Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Zoology

January 2014; p ublished online May 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences. 7 words.

The whole-arm fusion of *chromosomes.

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protein fusion

Edited by Richard Cammack, Teresa Atwood, Peter Campbell, Howard Parish, Anthony Smith, Frank Vella and John Stirling.

in Oxford Dictionary of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

January 2006; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Biochemistry. 8 words.

an alternative name for gene fusion.

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translational fusion

Edited by Richard Cammack, Teresa Atwood, Peter Campbell, Howard Parish, Anthony Smith, Frank Vella and John Stirling.

in Oxford Dictionary of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

January 2006; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Biochemistry. 8 words.

an alternative name for gene fusion.

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nuclear fusion

Overview page. Subjects: Physics.

1 (in biology) the fusion (def. 3) of the nuclei of a heterokaryon leading to the formation of a hybrid cell.

2 (in physics) see...

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fusion n.

Edited by Elizabeth Martin.

in Concise Medical Dictionary

January 2015; p ublished online September 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health. 40 words.

the joining together of two structures. For example, the surgical fusion of two or more vertebrae is performed to stabilize an unstable spine. Fusion of the ...

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binaural fusion

Overview page. Subjects: Psychology.

Hearing sounds presented to different ears as a single sound. See also auditory fusion.

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fusion bomb

Overview page. Subjects: Warfare and Defence.

A bomb deriving its energy from nuclear fusion, especially a hydrogen bomb.

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cell fusion

John Lackie.

in A Dictionary of Biomedicine

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Clinical Medicine. 62 words.

The fusion of two or more cells to form a mutinucleated cell (as in skeletal muscle) or the fusion of egg and sperm to form a zygote (in which case there is also nuclear fusion). Cell...

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fusion bomb

in The Oxford Essential Dictionary of the U.S. Military

January 2001; p ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History. 14 words.

a bomb deriving its energy from nuclear fusion, especially a hydrogen bomb.

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binocular fusion

Overview page. Subjects: Psychology.

Merging of slightly different images from the two eyes, arising from binocular disparity, into a single stereoscopic perception. Also called simply fusion or binocular interaction. See also...

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centric fusion

Overview page. Subjects: Genetics and Genomics.

The whole-arm fusion of chromosomes by the joining together of two acentric chromosomes to form one metacentric chromosome.

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centric fusion

Robert C. King, William D. Stansfield and Pamela K. Mulligan.

in A Dictionary of Genetics

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Genetics and Genomics. 85 words.

breakage in the very short arms of two acrocentric chromosomes, followed by fusion of the long parts into a single

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centric fusion

Robert C. King, Pamela K. Mulligan and William D. Stansfield.

in A Dictionary of Genetics

January 2013; p ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Genetics and Genomics. 86 words.

breakage in the very short arms of two acrocentric chromosomes, followed by fusion of the long parts into a single

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fusion gene

Robert C. King, Pamela K. Mulligan and William D. Stansfield.

in A Dictionary of Genetics

January 2013; p ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Genetics and Genomics. 149 words.

a hybrid gene, composed of sequences from two different genes. Fusion genes can occur naturally, or can be produced in

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fusion protein

Robert C. King, Pamela K. Mulligan and William D. Stansfield.

in A Dictionary of Genetics

January 2013; p ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Genetics and Genomics. 30 words.

a protein derived from the expression of a fusion gene (q.v.). See Appendix C, 1970, Yourno et

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fusion n.

Edited by Elizabeth A. Martin and Tanya A. McFerran.

in A Dictionary of Nursing

January 2014; p ublished online May 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Nursing Studies. 50 words.

1. the joining together of two structures by surgery. For example, fusion of two or more vertebrae is performed to

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fusion n.

Elizabeth Martin and Tanya McFerran.

in A Dictionary of Nursing

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Nursing Studies. 50 words.

1 the joining together of two structures by surgery. For example, fusion of two or more vertebrae is performed to

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