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maturation

1. Zoology the development of ova and spermatozoa from precursor cells in the ovary and testis, involving meiosis
2. a less common word for suppuration

maturation

[‚mach·ə′rā·shən]
(biology)
The process of coming to full development.
The final series of changes in the growth and formation of germ cells.
(virology)
The process that leads to incorporation of viral genomes into capsids and complete virions.
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Our work at the Allen Institute for Brain Science has revealed that the field of neuronal maturation is in great need of exploration," says Christof Koch, Ph.
Early maturation also results in greater risks of obesity, hypertension and several cancers - including breast, ovarian and endometrial cancer.
In sum, the objectives of the present study were; 1) to assess the effects of cilostamide, a specific PDE3 inhibitor, and/or forskolin, an AC activator, in the two step in vitro culture manner on the oocyte maturation and fertilization in the presence or absence of cumulus cells, and 2) to determine whether adding ALA to culture medium supplemented with forskolin and cilostamide can increase cultivation period and modulate production of ROS in two step culture manner to improve the oocyte maturation and fertilization.
CoCs were washed three times with maturation medium.
Diaspore (seed or spore) maturation and dispersal play a key role in plant population dynamics.
KEY WORDS: GVBD, northern quahog, Mercenaria mercenaria, hard clam, oocyte maturation, [Ca.
For their current study, the team at Hadassah Hebrew University Medical Center in Jerusalem analyzed oocyte detection and in vitro maturation success rates in 19 girls, ages 5 to 20 years, who were about to undergo treatment for cancer.
The investment in the new maturation store follows recent significant new business wins for Tuxford & Tebbutt to supply additional volumes of Blue Stilton to both Sainsbury's and Marks & Spencer.
The company, which already supplies quality beef, lamb, pork, poultry, bacon, game and delicatessen products across Northern England will see its maturation and processing facilities quadruple in size.
growth, metamorphosis, maturation, and storage) by using a full-factorial 4 X 2 randomized complete block design with four growth treatments (constant rapid growth, constant slow growth, rapid-then-slow growth, slow-then-rapid growth) and two [T.
This study conducted such an empirical investigation with a focus on cultural differences expected to control for extraneous demographic variables and identify those variables which play a salient role in the development of diabetes and obesity among AA and HA girls, and early sexual maturation among AA girls in particular.