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Synonyms for arm

upper limb



an arm and a leg


would give your right arm for something


  • would do anything for
  • would kill for
  • would sell your own grandmother for
  • would give your eye teeth for

Synonyms for arm

something resembling or structurally analogous to a tree branch

a part added to a main structure

a component of government that performs a given function

Synonyms for arm

any projection that is thought to resemble a human arm


Related Words

the part of an armchair or sofa that supports the elbow and forearm of a seated person

the part of a garment that is attached at the armhole and that provides a cloth covering for the arm

prepare oneself for a military confrontation

supply with arms

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Consequently, they allow individual behaviour to exist with regard to synapsis and chiasma formation in each combination of chromosome arms and genomes, though "the pattern of genomic affinity" must be the same for the two arms belonging to the same chromosome (Crane & Sleper, 1989a).
Effect of different wheat chromosome arms of homoeologous group 3 and 5.
MLH1 on chromosome arm 3p undergoes DNA methylation in pancreatic cancers and is associated with microsatellite instability in medullary carcinomas.
SPARC, located on chromosome arm 5q, encodes a calcium-binding protein that interacts with extracellular matrix.
These studies showed that in California abalone two major rDNA clusters are terminally located on the telomeric regions of the large chromosome arms.
Loss of chromosome arm 1p1 was concurrently observed with both methods in 7 (41%) of 17 tumors.
By comparison, among the 18 unilateral tumors studied by cytogenetics and/or FISH, loss of chromosome arm 1p1 was seen in 5 (28%) of the tumors.
columbiensis has a unique combination of chromosome arms (Wulker et al.
lateralis karyotype has 19 telocentric chromosomes or 38 chromosome arms, suggests that M.
Chen et al (27) identified several novel copy number changes at a low prevalence in 16 cases of PTC, including gains at chromosome arms 1p34 (4 cases), 1p36 (5 cases), 1q42 (4 cases), 2p21 (3 cases), 2p13 (3 cases), 5q31 (3 cases), 5q33 [right arrow] 34 (4 cases), 9q32 [right arrow] 34 (4 cases), 14q32 (5 cases), 16q22 [right arrow] 24 (4 cases), and 19q13.
A recurrent pattern of aberrations was seen in cases where genetic changes were detected, involving losses at chromosome arms 1p and 9q and chromosomes 17, 19, and 22 and gains of chromosome 4 and chromosome arms 5q, 6q, 9q, and 13q.
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