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According to the International Committee on Taxonomy of Viruses, it has had several official variations of that name over the years: Minute mouse virus Minute of mice virus MVM Virus Minute virus of mice Mice minute virus The current (2014) accepted name is: Rodent protoparvovirus 1 "Does it really matter?" As long as you write in full the name you're ...


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Given the wide variety of academic sources using each abbreviation, it's fairly clear that there is no standardised usage; as such, as long as you state the full phrase the first time you use it and use whichever form you pick consistently throughout your report, it doesn't really matter which you use. To avoid confusion, I would recommend mentioning that ...


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From the Biology Online Dictionary, refractile refers to: ... the ability of cellular granules to refract or scatter light. Tumor cells can be more "dense", as they are usually rapidly dividing, and so need extra ribosomes to maintain protein production, may have a higher DNA/RNA content reflecting increased transcription and duplication, more ...


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The primary somatosensory and primary motor cortices are distinct cortical areas. According to the structural classification of Brodmann, the primary somatosensory cortex is referred to as Brodmann's areas 1,2 and 3 (BA1, BA2 and BA3). The primary motor cortex is referred to as Brodmann's area 4 (BA4). The primary sensory cortex is sometimes denoted by S1, ...


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They get used somewhat interchangeably, which blurs the lines on the definitions. When I had my anatomy classes, sinews were regarded as an inclusive class, which included both ligaments and tendons. For the breakdown: Tendon: Fibrous tissue that connects muscle to bone. Ligament: Fibrous tissue that connects bone to bone. Sinew: Includes both of the ...



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