Chimera

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Synonyms for Chimera

Synonyms for Chimera

a fantastic, impracticable plan or desire

Synonyms for Chimera

(Greek mythology) fire-breathing female monster with a lion's head and a goat's body and a serpent's tail

a grotesque product of the imagination

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To you, then, my goal is as much a chimera as perpetual motion?
Human-animal chimeras are a bit of a sensitive subject, which is why researching them is difficult.
The pig where the lung will come from can be scientifically classified as a chimera - an organism that has cells from two different species.
Even so, as a precaution, researchers working with farm-animal chimeras haven't yet permitted any to be born, but instead are collecting fetuses in order to gather preliminary information about how great the contribution of human cells is to the animals' bodies.
Hiromitsu Nakauchi, a stem-cell biologist at Stanford University, began trying to make human-sheep chimeras last year.
This group of chimeras is common among CAH patients of Caucasian origin and has been referred to as the classic or common type of chimera (24).
Chimeras harboring at least one In2G mutation are expected to be associated with the severe SW type of CAH.
Many marine invertebrates have the ability to combine tissues with conspecifics and form chimeras (Buss, 1990).
While previous reports have focused on chimeras made between sexually mature adults (Sabbadin and Zaniolo, 1979; Pancer et al.
The process of creating clay gargoyles and chimeras is made to look simple and exciting in this very specific video.
After a brief background about gargoyles and chimeras, each step is demonstrated clearly and efficiently.
Human-nonhuman chimeras could, for example, be effective
12) Furthermore, human-nonhuman chimeras created using human embryonic
Chimera Sport a leader in custom sportswear introduced its new line of custom sublimated uniforms and accessory clothing.
With the new line of sublimated sports gear, Chimera Sport provides in addition to colorful and artfully designed uniforms, warm up suits, uniformed undershirts and bags.