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Synonyms for mass

Synonyms for mass

Synonyms for mass

an ill-structured collection of similar things (objects or people)

a body of matter without definite shape

the property of something that is great in magnitude

a musical setting for a Mass

a sequence of prayers constituting the Christian Eucharistic rite

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join together into a mass or collect or form a mass

formed of separate units gathered into a mass or whole

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The goal of altitude training is to build greater red blood cell mass and more hemoglobin to grab the limited diffused [0.
While the values of substrate consumption in relation to cell mass productions were slightly constant at high temperature.
Besides CMS, bacterial cell mass is also produced during lysine fermentation.
Scientists removed the outer cell layer and grew the inner cell mass in a petri dish to form a stem cell line, or group of continuously dividing cells.
In the latter case, the line between cellular life and organismic death is less clear-cut; in removing the inner cell mass from a blastocyst, the Thomson method is seen as killing an embryo that is still alive, albeit certain to die because discarded.
Human embryonic stem cells (hESCs) are stem cells derived from the inner cell mass of a blastocyst, which is a stage reach 4-5 days post fertilization.
OBJECTIVES: To evaluate body composition parameters, including fat-free mass (FFM), appendicular skeletal muscle mass (ASMM), relative skeletal muscle mass (RSM) index, body cell mass (BCM), BCM index, total body potassium (TBK), fat mass, percentage fat mass (FM), and their differences between age groups and to evaluate the frequency of sarcopenia in healthy older subjects.
Also, unlike normal healthy pregnant females, these mice didn't produce more beta cells, had more beta cell death and so had reduced beta cell mass.
The cell mass was maximum for groundnut oil but the lipase activity was less compared to the olive oil and germinated maize oil as a substrate.
In keeping with standards set forth by many international sports associations, the International Cycling Union (UCI) recently tested participants in its Elite Track World Championships--held at the ADT Event Center's velodrome in Carson, CA--for blood doping and erythropoietin (EPO) abuse--methods for artificially increasing red blood cell mass.
Once a fertilized egg has gone through several rounds of division, stem cells form a bulge, called the inner cell mass, inside the early embryo.
Worcester, MA) announced the decision of the Board of Patent Appeals and Interference, interference number 105,192, between itself and Geron Corporation over methods of producing cultured inner cell mass (CICM) cells, often referred to as embryonic stem cells.
Stem cells are harvested from the inner cell mass of the blastocyst, but this always involves the destruction of the embryo.
The company intends to create the breast using immature cells from a woman's own body, expanding the tissue in a laboratory on a biodegradable scaffold and then injecting the expanded cell mass into the breast.
The source of tissue used to develop human stem cell lines is important because there is much wider ethical agreement about the acceptability of using aborted fetal tissue as a source (particularly if such tissue is obtained as a result of spontaneous abortion or miscarriage) than there is about the use of the inner cell mass of human embryos.