living substance


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Synonyms for living substance

the substance of a living cell (including cytoplasm and nucleus)

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'Mother's milk is a living substance of great biological complexity that not only provides unique protection against disease but also stimulates the baby's own immune system,' the WHO pointed out.
In traditional Catholic philosophy the notion of "living material substance" correlates with the biological term "organism," and refers to a biochemically complex, material reality, composed of qualitatively different parts, yet unified in itself, and capable of relatively independent existence.(14) As "living," an organism or living substance differs from nonliving substances in its ability to assimilate nourishment from its environment, develop itself into its mature form, reproduce itself, and, most of all, maintain the homeostasis upon which all of these other functions depend.
Meredith said that through DNA fingerprinting a pattern results unique to varieties or any living substance. In the case of grape varieties the only means of identification heretofore has been to observe growing characteristics such as leaves, growth patterns, clusters and the fruit itself.
Fashion's affair with the living substance of aura, seediness, and mortality was unbearable, obscene; like the maternal body, it was an impossible pleasure quickly repressed by a strict grunge etiquette of thinness, taste, and the patronizing attitude exercised toward teens.
His goal was to develop a technology of living substance (einer Tchnik der lebenden Wesen), the nineteenth century counterpart to modern genetic engineering.
Waseem Khawaja from Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences (PIMS) said it is a high time to educate people that breastmilk protects babies as it is a living substance containing antibodies and other protective factors.
In the rotting salamander, the pigments in the skin do not exist as part of a single living substance, but rather at some point become actual substances (until they too break down into their simpler components), while the pigments in the living salamander are not substances, but parts of a single living substance--parts having the same properties as the same pigment molecules existing as substances.
Bread dough is a living substance. In the summer it rises easily and quickly, making bread with larger "holes" in it.
It is a living substance unless it has undergone high-tech manipulations, and as a living substance can be different from one day to the next.
Waseem Khawaja from Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences (PIMS) said it is a high time to educate people that breast milk protects babies as it is a living substance containing antibodies and other protective factors.
The seventh and last theme, the soul, is discussed by Koterski as the most adequate explanation medieval thinkers could come up with to explain the unity of living substances, the immateriality of human thought, and freedom of the human will.
Living substances of both plant and animal origin ace used as food and medicine.
Living substances, on the other hand, are capable of nutrition and reproduction, which capacities allow them to be self-sustaining for a period of time and, as Aristotle says in the above passage, to imitate the divine insofar as they propagate.
I shall then briefly consider indestructible substances, and finally turn to some peculiarities of living substances in the sublunary realm.