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Derived from the content material of the revered McGraw-Hill Dictionary of clinical and Technical phrases, sixth version, each one identify offers hundreds of thousands of definitions of phrases and words encountered in a selected self-discipline. All contain: * A pronunciation consultant for each time period * Acronyms, cross-references, and abbreviations * Appendices with conversion tables; listings of clinical, technical, and mathematical notation; tables of proper facts; and extra * A handy, quick-find layout

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Arm } arm ARMET [METEOROL] An international code word used to indicate an area forecast with ¨ met } units in the metric system. { ar [ZOO] Any of the larvae of certain species of noctuid moths composing the ¨ e¯ family Phalaenidae; economically important pests of corn and other grasses. { ar·m wərm } armyworm arrested decay [GEOL] A stage in coal formation where biochemical action ceases. { ə res·təd di ka¯ } [GEOL] Small, deep gully produced by flash flooding in arid and semiarid regions ˙ o¯ } of the southwestern United States.

An·thrə·po·j anthropogeomorphology [GEOL] The study of the effects of humans on the physical landscape, such as in the development and operation of an open-pit mine. ¯ ə·mor ¨ ə·j e¯ } ˙ fal· { an·thrə·po¯ j e· anthroposphere [ECOL] That aspect of the biosphere that has been modified by the ¨ ə sfir } activities of humankind. Also known as noosphere. { an thra·p antibacterial agent [MICROBIO] A synthetic or natural compound which inhibits the ¯ əl a·j ¯ ənt } growth and division of bacteria. { an·t e¯ bak tir· e· antibiosis [ECOL] Antagonistic association between two organisms in which one is ¯ əs } adversely affected.

An·thel min·thik } anthelminthic 24 anticryptic anthelmintic See anthelminthic. { an·thel min·tik } anther [BOT] The pollen-producing structure of a flower. { an·thər } antheridium [BOT] 1. The sex organ that produces male gametes in cryptogams. 2. A ¯ əm } minute structure within the pollen grain of seed plants. { an·thə rid· e· antheriferous [BOT] Anther-bearing. { an·thə rif·ə·rəs } [MYCOL] Ustilago violacea. A smut fungus that attacks certain plants and forms spores in the anthers. { an·thər smət } anther smut ¯ əs } anthesis [BOT] The flowering period in plants.

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