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missing link

a hypothetical extinct animal or animal group, formerly thought to be intermediate between the anthropoid apes and man
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Mohammad held a riveting talk about the missing link between the Zika Virus and Glioblastoma Multiforme, the most common and aggressive of brain tumours.
Having read a recent news item in the Birmingham Mail that the Police and Crime Commissioner has unveiled a PS2million package designed to steer youngsters away from crime, including an extension of the police cadet programme, we have the missing link of the city council.
According to break-up of five projects, the cost of construction of missing link of Ring Road will cost up to Rs.
Talking of missing links, what about that mother who bought PS300 worth of cocaine as a birthday present for her daughter's 18th.
Due to this missing link, normal traffic and trucks coming to the industrial estate follow the circuitous route through Loutolim, Rasaim, Cortalim and Verna.
And they've got some big customers, with Nestle, Premier, Unilever, Colgate, EA Games and Vodafone, But they don't have any contacts in the retail trade, and that's the missing link.
By going wider and scanning the genome in greater detail this time - we now have a clear picture of the "fingerprint" of the missing link, where and how epigenetics in heart failure may be changed and the parts of the genome where diet or environment or other external factors may affect outcomes," Roger Foo, the lead researcher, said.
The New Scientist article, entitled "Why Ida fossil is not the missing link," brought things back down to earth: "Now that the first description of the fossil has been published, the task of sifting through the massive public relations campaign to understand the true significance of the new fossil can begin.
It is the missing link in the Peripheral Distributor Road around Cardiff.
Neuroscience and Social Work Practice: The Missing Link.
FOSSILS found in Northern Kenya suggest a missing link man's evolution.
Written by modern Renaissance woman Joyce Holms, whose varied careers range from hotel management to working for an Edinburgh detective agency to raising two children, Missing Link is a wickedly funny Fizz and Buchanan mystery.

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