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Hunchback

Overview page. Subjects: Theatre.

(1832).

Sheridan Knowles's romantic drama was written for Fanny Kemble and first acted by her in 1832 in London. The story centers on a country girl, Julia, who comes to ...

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hunchbacked

in New Oxford Rhyming Dictionary

January 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 123 words.

abreact, abstract, act, attract, bract, compact, contract, counteract, diffract, enact, exact, extract, fact, humpbacked, hunchbacked, impact, interact, matter-of-fact,

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hunchbacked

in Oxford Dictionary of Rhymes

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 123 words.

abreact, abstract, act, attract, bract, compact, contract, counteract, diffract, enact, exact, extract, fact, humpbacked, hunchbacked, impact, interact, matter-of-fact,

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hunchback

Colin Blakemore and Sheila Jennett.

in The Oxford Companion to the Body

January 2001; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Biological Sciences. 520 words.

According to the Oxford English Dictionary, Miss Mitford once said, ‘The only bearable hunch-back of my acquaintance is Richard

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hunchback

Overview page. Subjects: Medicine and Health.

According to the Oxford English Dictionary, Miss Mitford once said, ‘The only bearable hunch-back of my acquaintance is Richard the Third.’ When Anthony Sher was preparing to play this role...

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Hunchback

Overview page. Subjects: Theatre.

(1832).

Sheridan Knowles's romantic drama was written for Fanny Kemble and first acted by her in 1832 in London. The story centers on a country girl, Julia, who comes to ...

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hunchback

Overview page. Subjects: Genetics and Genomics.

A segmentation protein in insects. Similar to ikaros, it is a zinc‐finger protein and is encoded by a gap gene. Compare Krüppel.

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hunchback

Jacqueline Simpson and Steve Roud.

in A Dictionary of English Folklore

January 2003; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Customs and Traditions. 90 words.

For the first half of the 20th century, at least, it was considered lucky to touch the hump of a

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HUNCHBACK

Iona Opie and Moira Tatem.

in A Dictionary of Superstitions

January 1996; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Popular Beliefs and Controversial Knowledge. 137 words.

1899 The People II June 2. To touch the hump of a deformed person for luck was common, and is

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hunchback

in New Oxford Rhyming Dictionary

January 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 113 words.

• hatchback • saddleback • camelback • flashback, splashback • fatback • hardback • halfback • fastback • redback

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hunchback

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. 23 words.

a segmentation protein in insects. Similar to ikaros, it is a zinc‐finger protein and is encoded by a gap

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hunchback

in Oxford Dictionary of Rhymes

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 113 words.

• hatchback • saddleback • camelback • flashback, splashback • fatback • hardback • halfback • fastback • redback

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hunchback

Michael Kent.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Sports Science & Medicine

January 2006; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine. 3 words.

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The divergent roles of the segmentation gene hunchback

Jamie Pinnell, Paul S. Lindeman, Sierra Colavito, Chris Lowe and Robert M. Savage.

in Integrative and Comparative Biology

June 2006; p ublished online August 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Biological Sciences. 7426 words.

The hunchback (hb) gene is a member of the gap class of segmentation genes first identified in the dipteran insect Drosophila melanogastor. The hb gene encodes a C2H2 zinc finger...

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The Hunchback, the Housewife, and the flâneur

in French Literature

April 2010; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Studies (European). 4126 words.

‘The hunchback, the housewife, and the flâneur ’ explains how early nineteenth-century France was divided politically and culturally between the desire for reconnection to traditional...

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Cripples, Hunchbacks, and the Limits of Sympathy

Simon Dickie.

in Cruelty and Laughter

December 2011; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Studies (1500 to 1800). 27012 words.

This chapter takes a closer look at the jokes and jests surrounding hunchbacks and cripples by gathering the lost and scattered evidence, the materials which support the notion that...

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hunchback (hb)

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. 116 words.

a Drosophila gene located at 3-48.3. It produces both maternal and zygotic transcripts, and these are translated into zinc finger

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hunchback (hb)

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. 118 words.

a Drosophila gene located at 3–48.3. It produces both maternal and zygotic transcripts, and these are translated into zinc finger

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hunchback deformity

in Concise Medical Dictionary

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health. 4 words.

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hunchback deformity

Edited by Elizabeth Martin.

in Concise Medical Dictionary

January 2015; p ublished online September 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health. 4 words.

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Microevolutionary divergence pattern of the segmentation gene hunchback in Drosophila.

D Tautz and L Nigro.

in Molecular Biology and Evolution

November 1998; p ublished online November 1998 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Evolutionary Biology; Molecular and Cell Biology. 0 words.

To study the microevolutionary processes shaping the evolution of the segmentation gene hunchback (hb) from Drosophila melanogaster, we cloned and sequenced the gene from 12 isofemale lines...

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